Don’t miss the 4th Annual World Fair Trade Day on May 9th! Here’s info from several fliers so you get all the Saturday goodness in one spot. Dont’ forget to sign the Fair Trade For Greater Orlando petition!
4th Annual World Fair Trade Day at
618 N. Thornton Ave
Orlando, FL 32803
Fair Trade means a fair wage for farmers and artisans who produce the items we consume and enjoy, a better future for our planet and a tastier, higher quality product for you.
This year’s festival will include amazing veg food, Orlando Brewing beer, live music, Orlando’s finest local artisans of all kinds (just in time for Mother’s Day!) including handmade jewelry, crafts, live art, massage, henna, and so much more! Face-painting, pottery, and other children’s activities will be provided by Misty Forest Enrichment Center. Bring the family out to learn something new and have a great time at it!
6:00 AM — Celebrate Wesak with the Florida School of Holistic Living in our community education garden, under the Bodhi tree, on Saturday May 9, 2009.
At 6 am, a washing ceremony will be held under the tree. It will be informal and open to all who desire to come. In many traditions, washing the Buddha symbolizes washing away of our own greed, hatred, and ignorance, and the purification of our mind.
World Fair Trade Day Schedule
World Fair Trade Day opens at Noon with a great line up of special speakers and musicians!
12:00-12:40 - TBA
12:40- 1:00 - Emily Ruff from Florida School of Holistic Living
1:00- 1:40 - The Painted Ladies
1:40- 2:00 - Fair Trade sports balls (Scott Tess)
2:00- 2:40 - James Roquemore
2:40- 3:00 - Natasha
3:00- 3:40 - Peter Baldwin
3:40- 4:00 - Coffee Break
4:00- 4:55 - Lonely Heroes
5:00- 5:55 - Token Gamblers
More Fun — Serendipity Square
This is an eclectic swap meet where LA meets NY in Orlando. You can find new designers with cool items, art, vintage, antiques, and many one of a kind items. Let’s go green with our toy swap bring an unwanted toy and trade it out! Hosted by the ladies of Misty Forest right next to Dandelion! It happens every Second Saturday and the next swap is also on May 9!
At 6 pm, we will gather once more in community meditation under the Bodhi tree. The evening will continue with a Full Moon Drum Circle from 7-10 pm; meditation, flutes, bowls, and soft percussion instruments will continue in the garden throughout the evening.