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Need a New Board Game? Here's One With a Purpose

Do not pass "Go," do not collectively act.

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One thing I did over the long Thanksgiving weekend was to rake and bag, oh 100 pounds of leaves. Maybe more. I felt like I'd never lived such an autumnal day. (Yes, this is the first time I've had a yard.) But that was just about it for fall, I think. The mercury has dropped and we're looking at the start of cold weather for real pretty soon here.

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Fair Trade Certification Doesn't Do for Plantations What it Does for Co-ops

Why the original—and continuing—focus on co-operatives? Why do we oppose extending Fair Trade certification to plantations? This is why.

A few weeks ago, I wrote here at GOOD on Fair Trade and co-operatives.

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UCLA Students to Open Campus Food Co-op

GOOD Maker finalist, The UCLA Student Collective, is making fresh, local produce available to students along with cooking workshops.

It’s not everyday that a group of students decides to set up a fully-functioning on-campus cooperative market entirely from scratch. But thanks to the power of a simple Facebook post, an organization at UCLA is turning food into an actual business.

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