Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Mr. Ellie Pooh and Fair Trade Pasadena

Since October is National Fair Trade Month it is fitting that one of my favorite paper suppliers for Sustain & Heal, Mr. Ellie Pooh, is celebrating its brand new membership with the Fair Trade Federation. Sustain & Heal’s inaugural design in late 2007 (Florence pictured at right) is letterpress printed on Mr. Ellie Pooh elephant dung paper. Since then fair trade certification for pooh paper has long been on De Milo’s wish list. Congratulations, Karl Wald, on work well done!

Below are a few designs from Sustain & Heal that feature Mr. Ellie Pooh paper.
Pasadena is well on its way to becoming a Fair Trade Town (read the Pasadena buzz on Facebook). Some upcoming local fair trade events in Pasadena

October 15, 7:30pm Fuller’s Travis Auditorium The documentary, “The Dark Side of Chocolate”

October 16, 12-4pm Ten Thousand Villages (496 S Lake Ave) Chocotoberfest fair trade chocolate tasting

October 23, 10:30am Vroman’s Book Store (695 E Colorado Blvd) Reading of children’s book, “Think Fair Trade First” about chocolate with brownies & milk following

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