Mar 30: Equal Exchange: A Most Unlikely Story with Rodney North

Date: Tuesday, March 30
Time: 6:00-8:00pm
Location: Lir, 903 Boylston Street (Hynes Conv Ctr) (view map)

Equal Exchange is the award-winning, employee-owned and governed, $35 million social enterprise that helped create the Fair Trade food category in the United States. Rodney North is their Answer Man, as well as a 14-year employee-owner and Board Director.

Rodney will share the story of Equal Exchange’s highly improbable success at creating a new trade model that benefits small farmers around the world even while creating one of the most successful worker co-operatives in North America. He will focus on the lessons Equal Exchange has to share with future social entrepreneurs.

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