Jason Leffel, recently accepted the Fair Trade Town – Fond du Lac window sticker for the new Commonwealth Coffee Company & Deli signifying that this gem of a new downtown cafe not only has great food, but is offering customers Fair Trade certified coffee. Their coffee supplier, Stonecreek Coffee of Milwaukee carries a Fair Trade Dark Sumatra and Dark Rwanda which is now available at Commonwealth Coffee Company & Deli at 57 North Macy Street. Phil Shepherd, on the left, from the Fair Trade Town committee and the Downtown Partnership is pictured here with Jason showing packaged coffee for home brewing.
Jason, SVP of operations for Commonwealth indicated that as a company dedicated to making Fond du Lac a better place to live, Commonwealth was happy to be a part of the Fair Trade Town movement. Fair Trade as a grass-roots movement includes the farmer in the benefits of commerce through fair prices, fair and safe labor conditions, democratic and transparent organizations and environmental sustainability. Fair Trade rejects paying as little as possible
The Commonwealth Company & Deli believes in giving back to the community. Fair Trade widens the definition of community to the global producers of coffee, tea, sugar, chocolate, bananas and avocados. Stop in and check it out yourself.