Fair Trade / The Conscious Consumer
Rose Benz Ericson is the author of four editions of "The Conscious Consumer: Promoting Economic Justice Through Fair Trade", the flagship educational piece for the Fair Trade Resource Network.
In addition to researching and writing the piece, Rose oversaw design, printing, sales and distribution. Published and distributed by the Resource Network and other Fair Trade advocacy groups, "The Conscious Consumer" has sold more than 60,000 copies and is widely praised for helping make Fair Trade a household concept in the United States.
A co-founder of the Fair Trade Resource Network, Rose has been published widely on issues impacting small-scale producers in developing regions and efforts to generate markets for their crafts and food products.
Rose is available to your congregation, classroom or civic group to speak about Fair Trade. Please contact RBEricson1@gmail.com.
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