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Bridge The Gap, A Global Stoop

Bridge The Gap, A Global Stoop

What does Fair Trade really mean? How come when Ben and Jerry’s buys Fair Trade Vanilla from farmers in rural Uganda it changes lives? What is a stoop? Find out here in the last episode of Bridge the Gap to Uganda!

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Until next time with our new season….stay tuned!

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BRIDGE THE GAP TO UGANDA, FAIR TRADE BEES

BRIDGE THE GAP TO UGANDA, FAIR TRADE BEES

Let’s get one thing straight. This episode is not about Fair Trade Bees. It’s about bees that want to kill Chris Bashinelli. The bees are part of KiBwana’s apiary- a honey business he’s started thanks to the money he’s made from selling Fair Trade Vanilla.

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Saidi’s Cows

Saidi’s Cows

Through selling fair trade, Saidi has been paid a fair price for the vanilla he’s produced. This has enabled him to buy cows and goats for milk and to grow crops. Take a trip down Saidi’s farm and watch Chris Bashinelli give milking a go.

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Bridge the Gap to Uganda, Brooklyn to Africa

Bridge the Gap to Uganda, Brooklyn to Africa

See how Fair Trade impacts communities first-hand and what it means to the local farmers in Africa. In this first episode, Chris departs from Brooklyn, NY and heads to the foot of the Rwenzuri Mountains in Uganda. Chris murders a few vanilla flowers, but successfully pollinates one!

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