from left Marin Catholic teacher Mimi Murphy Epicurean Group CafeCatering Manager Nicole Price Epicurean Group Chef Manager Jose Rodriguez and Marin Catholic teacher Lynn Maloney with the Fair Trade chocolate muffin served at the school39s Fair Trade program launch event

(from left) Marin Catholic teacher Mimi Murphy, Epicurean Group Cafe/Catering Manager Nicole Price, Epicurean Group Chef Manager Jose Rodriguez and Marin Catholic teacher Lynn Maloney with the Fair Trade chocolate muffin served at the school's Fair Trade program launch event.

High school achieves Fair Trade certification

Marin Catholic embraces use of ethically sourced chocolate, tea and other goods with the assistance of foodservice provider Epicurean Group.

Marin Catholic High School in California is one of 18 K-12 schools across the country to achieve certification by Fair Trade Campaigns, a nonprofit promoting the sourcing of goods that are made by producers who received a living wage and are treated fairly and ethically.

The school achieved the certification earlier this year by forming a student Fair Trade Committee and working with dining services provider Epicurean Group to bring Fair Trade certified products to the campus.

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