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Nueva Vida

Join us along with Fair Trade Pasadena and Fair Trade South Pas throughout the weekend as we introduce Nueva Vida, a Nicaraguan Fair Trade Sewing Co-op (all free)!

Art by Dewey Tafoya (get your T Shirt Sat & Sunday night!)

Ten Thousand Villages on Saturday the 22nd from 1 – 4 pm at 567 S. Lake Ave.

Enjoy fair trade treats, hear the women share their story, mingle with others, surrounded by beautiful, fairly traded handicrafts, body-care, edibles and a whole lot more.

Mennonite Church Sunday (23rd) morning at 11 am at 1041 N. Altadena Dr., Pasadena, CA 91107

Nueva Vida will have an opportunity to share their story at the 11 o’clock service. Come get inspired and hear howa  fair trade cooperative sustained these women.

Holy Family Catholic Church, South Pasadena for the Fair Trade South Pasadena Kick-off  Sunday the 23rd at 6:30 – 8pm.  1524 Fremont Ave in South Pasadena

TASTE free Fair Trade wine, coffee, and chocolate! MEET Nueva Vida, a Nicaraguan Fair Trade Sewing Co-op, and other Fair Traders in our community.  ENJOY music, live tee-shirt silk-screening with artist Dewey Tafoya (available for purchase), free Ben & Jerry’s Fair Trade Ice Cream and more. LEARN all about Fair Trade and the Fair Trade Towns movement in a relaxed friendly atmosphere! FIND out what Fair Trade is all about and which South Pasadena businesses feature Fair Trade products in their stores