Too Hot to Handle
We suddenly hit 80 degrees today – a sharp reminder that it’s time to take the chocolate off the online store for the summer.
It’s not that we don’t want people to buy Fair Trade chocolate of course – it’s just that the environmental cost of shipping chocolate in hot weather is crazy, and way out of proportion to the benefit to the cocoa growers.
So – if you have a yearning for Fair Trade chocolate and live too far away from Springfield, Missouri to come in to Global Fayre to buy it in person, here’s a couple of suggestions:
1. Check out your local Fair Trade /whole food / grocery store and see what they have to offer. If no local stores stock
Fair Trade chocolate – then ask them to get some!
2. If that doesn’t work, go to TransfairUsa and enter your city name and/or zip code, specify what it is you want to buy, and it will list local retailers stocking Fair Trade products.
3. Make a trip to Springfield! We’re open all year round, 7 days a week in the historic downtown area – surrounded by the coolest galleries. Check out the Springfield art scene here.
4. Abstein for the summer and order from Global Fayre’s online store in October