Get your spoons out!
I traveled to Burlington, Vt., last month to learn about Ben & Jerry's transition to sourcing 100 percent of all possible ingredients from fair trade sources. You can read about my visit here.
Ben & Jerry's was kind enough to give me 52 coupons for free pints to give away to readers. I asked all who wanted a shot at the ice cream to take a picture of themselves holding up a fair trade product and post it to my fan page on Facebook along with a little bit about why fair trade is the way to go. At the end of the deadline, there were seven people in the running. I assigned each of them a number and clicked over to Random.org where I generated the number.
Drum roll, please …
Congratulations to Amy Thompson!
Amy wrote the following about fair trade:
Fair Trade is an way to vote for equality and social and economic justice with your hard earned money. More and more things are being produced in a Fair Trade fashion. I encourage you to support your fellow citizens of the world by purchasing Fair Trade when it is possible to do so.
Thanks to everyone who took the time to show their love for fair trade.
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