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Guest blog post by Ronald Mutai, Founder of Majani Teas
This blog post comes to us from Ronald Mutai, Founder of Mujani Teas
I was born and raised on a tea farm in Meru, Kenya, a one-street town in Kenya’s ‘tea country.’ I originally came to the United Stated to attend graduate school at Columbia University, in New York City. After completing graduate school, I realized that without my friends and family back home I wouldn’t be where I am today.
Astral Blends from Weavers Coffee Support Breast Cancer Screening & Treatment
Astral Blend and Decaf Astral Blend are the Spring Seasonal Roasts offered by Weaver’s Coffee & Tea and have been described as being: Sweet, Smooth and Sassy. Like the gorgeous cherry blossom, Astral Blend comes to us in the Spring and stays with us through Valentine’s Day, Easter and Mother’s Day. But these Fair Trade Certified and Certified Organic hand-roasted artisan blends are more than just coffee.
Share the Love on Valentine's Day with these gifts that give back.
Every Gift Matters
Looking to give a meaningful gift this Valentine’s Day? One that will bring a smile to your loved one’s face and benefit farming communities around the world at the same time? Support workers' rights, protect the environment and share the love by choosing Fair Trade with these can’t-fail Valentine’s Day gift ideas.
Guest blog post by Melody Meyer, VP of Global Initiatives at Albert's Organics
Every Banana Matters
This guest blog post comes to us from Melody Meyer, VP of Global Initiatives at Albert's Organics. She specializes in importing fresh organic and Fair Trade Certified produce into the United States.
During these cold winter months it’s important to keep your immune system strong by having your daily fill of fruits and vegetables. And since local produce has essentially disappeared until spring/summer, those crispy bell peppers and juicy mangos at your neighborhood grocery likely came from another country.