May 8th from 10am - 5pm, visit
The Poughkeepsie Plaza to celebrate World Fair Trade Day
* Free Divine Chocolates, Dr. Bonner’s products, Minga Tagua keychains and FT beer and wine samplings
* Fair Trade Tea with Mma Ramotswe at Sugar and Spice Cafe - Peter Durkin will bring the world of the No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency to life, something he knows all about since establishing this tour with author Alexander McCall Smith in 2003.
* Make Fair Trade Earrings for Mother's Day at Women's Work
* String Fair Trade Bracelets from Costa Rice with Goody Goodies
* Learn more about the Marist Praxis Projects from the students who have created and are working on them
* See life in the Kalkata Dumpsites through the photos taken by the children who live there (Marist Praxis Project),
• and Meet Mushana and Silas Balabyekkubo, Hip Hop artist with a mission to bring fresh water to rural villages and education to girls in his home country of Uganda.