By Rebecca Phillips, University Communications science writer PULLMAN, Wash. – When java giants like Starbucks seek out the finest fair trade coffee beans in Guatemala, insects can make all the difference.
VANCOUVER – An assistant professor of Sociology at WSU Vancouver, has been awarded the 2007 C. Wright Mills Book Award, for his book, “Brewing Justice: Fair Trade Coffee, Sustainability, and Survival.” Daniel Jaffee is the first Sociology faculty member at WSU to win this award. He was recently honored at the SSSP Annual Meetings […]
The regional director for Church World Service will speak at WSU on March 7. The presentation’s goal is to raise awareness about international sustainable development.Lynn Magnuson, who has over 25 years of experience working with ecumenical-interfaith groups, will specifically address global poverty, HIV/AIDS, clean water, fair trade and peace-building.The presentation will take place at 7 […]
Washington State University Dining Services has announced that all dining facilities, espresso bars and markets will now serve Fair Trade Coffee.“As consumers, each time we consciously use our purchasing power, we live the statement ‘think globally, act locally,’” said Gina Murray, marketing coordinator for dining services.Fair Trade Coffee practices significantly raise the standard of living […]