Monthly Archives: July 2008

Wal-Mart ramps up local sourcing activities


Wal-Mart stepped up its marketing campaign around locally-produced food this week, announcing a “locally grown” section of its web site, along with related signage inside stores designed to attract increasingly environmentally conscious consumers.

The retail giant said that it would source $400,000 in locally-produced food this year, including more local fruits and vegetables for its stores, but it was unclear how much of an increase in value this represented over last year. (more…)

America’s First Fair Trade Town Holds Fair Trade Live Concert in Media, PA

- The Earth Times

America’s First Fair Trade Town, Media, PA, will bring national and international attention to the significance of Fair Trade by holding its first Fair Trade Live Concert in the heart of downtown Media on Sunday, September 14, 2008, from 12 to 8 p.m. (more…)