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Tea with Zhena: Can a Few Pennies Really Make a Difference?

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Share a cup of Zhena's new Caramel Chai Tea while listening to a conversation with Paul Rice, CEO and founder of the Fair Trade USA non-profit that introduced fair trade certification of agricultural products to the US. 

As long time friends and advocates for Fair Trade Certification to save lives, Zhena and Paul discuss how a few pennies can truly improve the world in noticable ways.  How your choice at the grocery store can affect thousands of lives across the globe is real, true and meaningful.  Would you choose a different product while shopping if you knew that you were actually holding the hand of a tea worker that makes $1.35 a day while plucking 16,000 daily tea leaves to make her quota?

You hold the power, without your purchasing choice of fair trade products, Zhena's company and those like hers would not be able to build schools, clean water systems nor fund basic healthcare for mothers and their babies who work to produce tea for the western world.  What if that cup of tea in your hand could make an impact so great, that the ripples were felt 9,000 miles away by the means to fund medicine or a glass of water for a child?  You would feel great, right? 

Turn your tea into the world changing cup that it can be, enjoy this very special cup of Tea With Zhena and learn what it means to be truly, deeply and joyfully committed to something as beautiful as "Fair Trade."