We consume more chocolate around Halloween than during any other time of the year. That’s why FTOÉ spends so much time promoting Fair Trade options leading up to Halloween. The added perk is that Fair Trade chocolate is even more delicious than conventional chocolate, and this recipe proves it. It’s also really adaptable for your […]
It’s that time again at the farmers’ market: beautiful basil and garlic scapes galore. Doesn’t it just beg you to make pesto? Good pesto features good olive oil, and thankfully, Zatoun makes extra virgin olive oil, available at Ten Thousand Villages [...]
You may have noticed that there is some language mixing on the site. It’s all right; you’re not imagining that half of the content is available in only one language, or that phrases like “notre team” are considered 100% acceptable to us. It’s something we’ve made a conscious decision to do, and it’s called mixed bilingualism.
With the Take a Step campaign well underway, FTOÉ was tickled yellow to be included in Fairtrade Canada’s latest Take a Step Contest. Considering our particular fascination with bananas and how good-looking our team is, it only made sense for us to enter a contest for the title of best-looking banana! With entries ranging from […]
OTTAWA, December 15, 2011 – A group of volunteers in Ottawa that is seeking Fair Trade Town status for the nation’s capital is encouraged by a student-led campaign at the University of Ottawa to work toward the equivalent designation for the campus. “Universities and colleges are an important part of the city’s fabric and community,” […]
October 29, 2011 at Ten Thousand Villages (Westboro location) It’s time for a spooky Fair Trade Halloween! Come by Ten Thousand Villages to participate in our costume contest. Wear a Fair Trade-themed costume and get a chance to win a gift basket. Take part in the scavenger hunt and get your passport stamped while you’re […]
October 26, 2011 in the Atrium Don’t miss us this Wednesday at Carleton! We’ll be giving out delicious chocolate courtesy of Camino, and we’ll have lots to say about why giving out Fair Trade chocolate at Halloween makes a big difference. Make sure to sign our petition, and if you’d like to get involved with […]
October 20, 2011 in the University Centre Come visit us this Thursday on the University of Ottawa campus to learn why Fair Trade Matters at Halloween! We will be giving away amazing Fair Trade chocolate from Camino, as well as talking to passers-by about where they can get Fair Trade chocolate this Halloween. One of […]
September 17, 2011 at the Carleton University Fieldhouse Join us at the Ottawa EcoFair at Carleton! We will be talking about why Fair Trade is connected to environmental issues, as well as serving up some delicious juices and coffee courtesy of Camino and Bridgehead!
September 11, 2011 at the Experimental Farm Fair Trade Ottawa Équitable will be promoting Fair Trade at Feast of Fields! Check out our brochure in your welcome package and enjoy some Fair Trade treats from Cocoa Camino and Equator Coffee!
September 10, 2011 at Ten Thousand Villages (Bank Street location) In collaboration with Ten Thousand Villages, we will be having a bake sale and information table at the Old Ottawa South Porch Sale! Come and taste the difference Fair Trade makes, and ask us why Ottawa needs to be a Fair Trade Town!
August 20, 2011 at St. Paul’s University Do you know what Fair Trade is? Would you like to see Ottawa become a Fair Trade Town? Come visit us at the Main Farmers’ Market at Saint Paul University this Saturday, August 20, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. We’ll be on hand to explain who we […]
June 11 & 12, 2011 at Ten Thousand Villages (Westboro location) Come and visit us at Ten Thousand Villages during this year’s WestFest activities! We will be serving baked treats and Fair Trade coffee, and we will even be doing some face painting for the little ones!