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11.17.11

Guest Blogger: Dänny Ronen of FAIR. (The Fair Trade Spirits Co)

  Guest Blogger, Dänny Ronen of FAIR. (The Fair Trade Spirits Co) recently partnered with Richard Sandlin of Fair Trade USA to serve Fair Trade cocktails to some of the specialty coffee industry's finest baristas. He shares his experience of the event along with some tasty FAIR. cocktail recipes to inspire your next cocktail party.  
11.15.11

Fair Trade, Organic Tees Are A Great Option For Companies Large And Small

Companies and organizations across the country are seeking fair alternatives to conventional cotton tees. Thanks to our partners at HAE Now, a leading provider of organic and Fair Trade Certified organic cotton blanks, it's easier than ever to make your organization's logo t-shirts, uniforms and event tees Fair Trade Certified. Making the switch supports your organization's mission while supporting cotton farmers and their communities.
11.15.11

Gifts that Give Back to Farmers and Workers Around the World

The Ultimate Fair Trade Holiday Gift Guide This season you can make every gift matter by purchasing presents that spread holiday cheer, not only to your loved ones but also to farmers and workers around the world. Our annual Holiday Gift Guide provides meaningful suggestions for everyone on your list.
11.14.11

Colombian Coffee Cooperative Stays Strong with Fair Trade On Its Side

Meet Yuri Pillimue, International Commercial Manager of the Fair Trade Certified coffee cooperative Asociación Fondo Paez. Not only is Yuri a dedicated mother and member of the largest indigenous group in Colombia, the Paez, she is also a brilliant business woman who originally joined the cooperative to help secure indigenous land rights.
11.11.11

Ben Schmerler of Fair Trade USA shares his experience training Latin American coffee producers in Price Risk Management

This guest blog comes to us from our very own Ben Schmerler, Senior Manager of Coffee Supply Chains at Fair Trade USA. You may remember Ben from his work on Haitian mangos, recertifying producer groups whose lives and businesses were devastated by the 2010 earthquake.
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