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BGFG 2020 TORONTO POSTPONED

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Buy Good. Feel Good. Expo scheduled for March 27-29, 2020 is being postponed. Thank you to our community for the support and please take good care of each other during this uncharted time. 

Hear what our visitors have to say about the Expo (volume on)!

Toronto

Evergreen Brick Works

Opening Reception
March 27th: 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Open to the Public
March 28th: 10 AM - 6 PM
March 29th: 10 AM - 5 PM

Los Angeles

Cooper Design Space

Opening Reception
July 10th: 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Open to the Public
July 11th: 10 AM - 6 PM
July 12th: 10 AM - 5 PM

Opening Reception - Friday, March 27th
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Celebrating the Women Leaders of the Social Impact Movement

More and more, traditional businesses are starting to examine their social and environmental impact, but it has been women who have been leading this movement from the ground up and prioritising impact over profit from the early design phases of their businesses.

Join us Friday, March 27th to hear from three inspiring female entrepreneurs about their journey & the impact they’re creating in the world:

Jennifer Harper

Founder of Cheekbone Beauty

An Indigenous-owned cosmetics company that is on a mission to support Indigenous children’s education.

Treana Peake

Founder of Obakki

A social enterprise where all profits fund the Obakki Foundation whose initiatives support over 2 million lives across Africa.

Christal Earle

Founder of Brave Soles

A social enterprise working with artisans in the Dominican Republic to repurpose old tires into shoes and accessories. 

Talks & Workshops - Saturday, March 28th

11:00am – 11:30am
WORKSHOP AREA

Hosted by Springbay Studio – for kids aged 8 to 14

Is environmental literacy an important theme in your home? Trying to cultivate eco-friendly family routines but a tad tired of the constant reminders? Want to inspire your family to take action now?!

Bring your kids to the iBiome workshop to see how game-based learning can spark environmental engagement. Our iBiome workshops celebrate ecosystems, explain the science behind climate change, and point the way forward motivating kids to be eco-conscious consumers. Your kids will get a chance to play our new game – iBiome-Melting Ice in the workshops.

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12:00pm – 12:45pm
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Panel: Why I Started a Fair Trade Brand
Moderated by Fair Trade Federation

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1:00pm – 1:30pm
WORKSHOP AREA

Hosted by Green & Frugal

Join the maker of Green & Frugal’s natural body care products to learn how to formulate low-waste natural products using pure + simple ingredients from the earth. When you’re done the workshop you will walk away with the products you made and the knowledge to make your own at home for as little as $2-3!  

Dry Shampoo: We’ll be making an easy + effective dry shampoo that will freshen up your hair in-between washes and even help promote healthy hair growth!  Learn how the clays + other ingredients all work differently and effectively at absorbing excess oil naturally and cost effectively. 

Body Powder: Make a talc-free body powder with us – its so easy …and cheap!  Learn how the ingredients work to absorb excess moisture and how they can help in preventing rashes and reducing bad body odours.   

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2:00pm – 2:30pm
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Panel: A Fair Deal for Chocolate & Coffee Lovers
Moderated by Fairtrade Canada

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Talks & Workshops - Sunday, March 29th

11:30 AM – 12:00 PM
WORKSHOP AREA

Hosted by Springbay Studio – for kids aged 8 to 14

Is environmental literacy an important theme in your home? Trying to cultivate eco-friendly family routines but a tad tired of the constant reminders? Want to inspire your family to take action now?!

Bring your kids to the iBiome workshop to see how game-based learning can spark environmental engagement. Our iBiome workshops celebrate ecosystems, explain the science behind climate change, and point the way forward motivating kids to be eco-conscious consumers. Your kids will get a chance to play our new game – iBiome-Melting Ice in the workshops.

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12:30 PM – 1:15 PM
MAIN STAGE

Fire-side Chat: What’s in your Wardrobe?
Led by Fashion Takes Action 

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1:30 PM – 2:00 PM
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Talk: Feeding Canadians, Not Landfills
Chef Jagger Gordon, Feed It Forward 

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2:30 PM – 3:00 PM
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Talk: Leaving a Positive Impact as a Traveler
Intrepid Travel

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3:00 PM – 3:30 PM
WORKSHOP AREA

Hosted by Green & Frugal

Learn how to formulate low-waste natural products using pure + simple ingredients from the earth. When you’re done the workshop you will walk away with the products you made and the knowledge to make your own at home for as little as $2-3!  

Make your own daily cleanser + face mask using only plant powders and clays!  We’ll be discussing how these natural ingredients work as a cleanser, which ingredients work best for your skin type, and why we opt to use a powder-base instead of a water-base.  It’s fun, easy, and very affordable to do.

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WHAT YOU CAN FIND AT THE EXPO

  • Clothing
  • Jewelry
  • Shoes
  • Handbags
  • Scarves
  • Skincare
  • Makeup
  • Food & Drink
  • Home Decor
  • Pet supplies
  • Travel Opportunities
  • Microfinance
  • Much more…

2020 EXHIBITORS

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