Québec, May, 4th 2009 - Press conference - l'Autre Jardin - First 100% Fairtrade Hotel in Canada!



    MONTREAL, April 27 /CNW Telbec/ - L'Auberge l'Autre Jardin is a
three-star inn located in Québec. Social economy-oriented business, the inn
has been offering, for several years now, fairtrade food products. This year,
L'Auberge has decided to change its whole line of bath towels for fairtrade
and organic cotton towels from fibrEthik brand, thus becoming the first 100%
fair trade hotel in Canada!

    
                      WHEN:     May 4
                                11:45 a.m.
                      WHERE:    Auberge l'autre Jardin
                                365, boulevard Charest Est
                                Québec (QC) G1K 3H3
                      INFO:     (418) 523-1790
                                1 877 747-0447
                                info@autrejardin.com
    

    Fairtrade and Organic Cotton Towels

    FAIRTRADE - The fair Trade logo guarantees that a fair price have been
paid to the cotton producers. Moreover, Fair Trade premiums allow investments
in community development projects.
    ORGANIC - Due to organic cultivation of cotton, producers do not have to
pay for chemicals and save up to 50% of their production costs. Thus organic
cotton preserves producers living standards, health and the environment.
Moreover fibrEthik only uses eco-friendly dyes.

    fibrEthik, Fairtrade & Organic cotton

    FibrEthik is a co-operative that imports and promotes Fairtrade and
Organic cotton. Yarn, Fabrics, Garments are directly imported from 3
small-scale producers groups in India, and manufacturing is done by social
economy-oriented organizations. FibrEthik performs conferences about Fairtrade
and sustainable consumption.

    L'autre Jardin - a Fairtrade inn!

    L'Auberge l'Autre Jardin is a three-star inn with 28 rooms located at the
very heart of the Saint-Roch neighbourhood in Québec. Service also includes
buffet-style breakfast, a fair trade shop and meeting rooms.

    Carrefour Tiers-Monde

    (CTM) celebrating its 40th anniversary this year - is a non-profit
non-governmental organization. It mobilizes the population from the Québec
Greater Area to raise awareness about education, development and solidarity at
the international level.




For further information:

For further information: Marc-Henri Faure, fibrEthik.org, (514)
563-1195, mh.faure@fibrethik.org; Sandrine Viel, Auberge l'Autre Jardin, (418)
523-1790, sviel@autrejardin.com

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