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Diane Yoder, Brenda Rosenbaum and Elain Bair display and discuss some of the items available for sale at Saturday's market. (Marc Schultz/Gazette Photographer)

Holiday shopping that helps others

BY JEFF WILKIN Gazette Reporter Brenda Rosenbaum and her friends believe in fair deals – for both manufacturers and customers. “Fair trade is a system of trade that puts the producers before the profits,” said Rosenbaum, founder of Mayan Hands…


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St. Kateri Parish gears up for fair trade sale

By Kate Bunster Gazette Reporter SCHENECTADY — “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you will feed him for a lifetime,” said Elaine Bair, the facilitator of St. Kateri’s…


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Fair trade sale this weekend

SCHENECTADY — The annual St. Kateri Tekakwitha Social Justice Ministry’s Fair Trade and Alternative Giving Sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 16, at the St….