Fair-trade festival this weekend
World Fair Trade Day is being celebrated this Saturday with a bevy of activities to help shoppers buy products that match their values.
Why it matters: "Chicago has the largest, most active grassroots fair-trade coalition and more fair-trade businesses than anywhere else in the U.S.," executive director of Chicago Fair Trade Katherine Bissell Cordova tells Axios.
- World Fair Trade is a certification for products based on working conditions, wages, community development and environmental standards.
Fair trade activities: Take former WBEZ host Jerome McDonnell's bike tour.
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