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October 28, 2008

Green Your Halloween -- Fair Trade Treats

Buy fair-trade chocolate It's time for ghosts, witches, and jack-o'-lanterns. This week we'll provide tips for a greener Halloween.

Tip #2: Choose Ethical Chocolate

Trick-or-treating is a great opportunity to build community, but choosing the right treats can be tricky. The cocoa industry is haunted by seriously unfestive practices such as forced child labor, so when buying chocolates, opt for sweets that are certified fair trade and organic. Ethically produced and organic, dark chocolate Bug Bites from Endangered Species are also kosher, vegan, and gluten-free.

Share your tips: What goodies do you offer to trick-or-treaters?

Up next: Tomorrow we'll show you how to avoid the sugar rush with healthy Halloween eats.

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