Contact: Jan Fiderio at 603.283.2107
September 22, 2011 for Immediate Release
Fair Trade Symposium and Market Will be Held at AUNE November 5
Founder of Dean’s Beans is keynote speaker at CTEC event
(Keene, NH)– Fair Trade: Bringing Sustainability to Everyone, the seventh annual symposium and fair
trade market, organized by the Center for Tropical Ecology and Conservation at Antioch
University New England (AUNE), will be held Saturday, November 5, at AUNE.
The symposium, which is open to the public, brings together researchers, professionals,
educators, students, skeptics and advocates to learn about and promote fair trade.
Dean Cycon, founder and CEO of Dean’s Beans Organic Coffee Company, which offers
certified 100% organic, fair trade and kosher coffee roasting, is the keynote speaker.
Other speakers are:
Tamara Stenn, owner of the KUSIKUY Clothing Co. Stenn is a member of the Fair
Trade Federation, a trade association that strengthens and promotes North American
organizations fully committed to fair trade. She recently completed her doctorate at
Keene State College, focusing on the impacts of fair trade.
Elizabethada Wright, a professor at Rivier College in Nashua, New Hampshire. She
also owns Fa La Lo, a retail store featuring only locally made and fair trade products.
Early registration for the symposium, before October 20, is $35; $25 for students. Walk-
in registration is $45.
The Fair Trade Market
The fair trade market, free and open to the public, will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in
the same venue. You can purchase fair trade goods from local merchants at the market.
The Center for Tropical Ecology and Conservation at AUNE promotes the sustainable
and just use of tropical ecosystems by training conservation leaders, conducting
conservation research with partner organizations and serving as an educational resource
for New England.
About Antioch University New England (AUNE)
Antioch University New England offers highly respected doctoral, master’s and
certificate programs in education, environmental studies, management and psychology.
Located in Keene, New Hampshire, this unique institution serves a thousand students
each year. Our graduates have gone on to be leaders of positive change, working
toward a more just and sustainable society. Founded in 1964, Antioch University
New England is the oldest of Antioch University’s graduate campuses. Learn more at:
About Antioch University
Antioch University serves more than 4,000 adult students around the world and across
the country, online and at its five campuses in four states. Each campus offers degree
programs that meet