Fair Trade Throwdown
A competition focused on fair trade coffee, packaging, sustainability, marketing, and strategic business practices. Students will have the opportunity to hear from experts in these fields, gain insight on fair trade certification, design and build a packaging prototype, and present a pitch to sell fair trade coffee at Ohio State.
Halle Butvin, One Mango Tree, Uganda
Connie De-Jong, Global Gallery, Columbus, Ohio
Carol Gill, Department of Industrial Design, Ohio State University
Amanda McGuffin-Noll, The Blue Turtle Tea and Spice Co., Westerville, Ohio
Benjamin D. VanBuskirk, International Development Collaborative, Hilliard, Ohio
Saturday, March 6th
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Scott Lab Room E100
Free lunch, snacks, fair trade coffee and tea, and PRIZES!
Open to all paying members, non-members $5