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2.06.14

Making roses beautiful & ethical from seed to bouquet with Fair Trade

This guest blog post comes to us from Natalia Diez, Founder and President of Flowerlink. Flowerlink is a dedicated Fair Trade partner that firlmy believes and supports ethically grown roses. Read on to learn more about how your Fair Trade bouquet can impact the lives of Fair Trade flower workers this Valentine's Day and beyond.
1.31.14
The biggest film to happen to Fair Trade premieres this spring wtih a 30-city tour throughout the United States and Canada.  You can reserve your tickets to see #standwithme here: http://www.standwithmemovie.com/
11.14.13
Fundraising Websites - Crowdrise Mangos from Haiti are among the sweetest and most flavorful on the market.  So it’s no coincidence that Fair Trade Certified™ mangos have strengthened Haitian farmers’ economic security and given them hope, particularly after the earthquake.
11.12.13
This guest blog post comes to us from our very own Miguel Zamora, the Director of Coffee Innovation and Producer Relations at Fair Trade USA. Miguel is focused on creating opportunities between buyers and coffee-growing communities around the world. In this post, Miguel interviews a farm worker from Colombia, highlighting Eliovar's experience at the Specialty Coffee Association of America last April.
11.05.13

Three amazing things one farm in Nicaragua can do because of Fair Trade

If you’ve ever wondered, “where does my money actually go when I buy a cup of Fair Trade coffee,” then this one’s for you. Nestled high at the top of a mountain in the tiny farming community of La Dalia, Nicaragua, rests Finca La Revancha. La Revancha is a family-owned coffee estate, with about 90 permanent workers (many more during the harvest). For the last year they’ve been working hard to meet the Fair Trade standards in order to become Central America's first Fair Trade Certified coffee estate. 
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