Fair Trade Coffee Seminar and Networking Event

Posted on January 28, 2005

February 22nd: Fair Trade Coffee Seminar and Networking Event

Join the Sustainable Business Network for our bi-monthly Networking Event & Seminar on February 22nd at Mugshots Coffee House! We?ll learn why choosing Fair Trade coffee matters (and what the term, ?Fair Trade,? really means), hear from SBN members who organized their own buying cooperative to make Fair Trade purchases and sample Fair Trade coffee from around the world. Please join us! Space is limited, so RSVPs are mandatory and seating will be first come, first serve!

Details:
7-7:30: Networking and Coffee
7:30-8:30: Program
* Intro
* What is Fair Trade Coffee? ? Greentreks
* Importance of connecting to producers: Reflections from a recent trip to Nicaragua – Angie Vendetta from Mugshots and Jason Huber from InFusion ? A Coffee and Tea Gallery
* Local business connections and panel discussion ? Panel includes Jill Fink from Mugshots Coffee House, Joe Cesa from Joe Coffee Bar and Jocie Dye from InFusion ? A Coffee and Tea Gallery
8:30-9:30: Networking

When:
Tuesday, February 22nd from 7-9:30PM

Where:
Mugshots Coffee House is located at 21st and Fairmount Avenue, across from the Historic Eastern Penitentiary. Directions can be found at http://www.mugshotscoffeehouse.com/contact_us.htm

Cost:
$5 per person (covers the cost of coffee and refreshments)

RSVP:
Contact Leanne Krueger-Braneky at leanne@sbnphildelphia.org or 215-386-5211 ext. 104. You MUST RSVP to attend this seminar! Space is limited and will be filled on a first come, first serve basis! RSVP deadline is February 11th.

Special thanks to Mugshots Coffee House and Greentreks for collaborating on this event!


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