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Celebrate Mom with A Bouquet Grown with Love

Mother’s Day is right around the corner! As you stock up on goodies and wrap those gifts for mom, don’t forget about the flowers! What better symbolizes your love for her and your support for moms around the world than to send the gift of Fair Trade Certified flowers? When you buy these sprigs, bunches and bouquets, you are supporting women’s work in Ecuador  -- helping provide maternity leave, safe working conditions and protection from hazardous chemicals for mothers and their families.

Guest blog from Sarah Falltrick, Business Development Specialist, Produce & Floral

We recently received some great news from one of our fresh produce partners in Mexico about the successes of their Fair Trade Certified farms. This guest blog post comes to us from our very own Sarah Falltrick, Business Development Specialist at Fair Trade USA. Sarah works hard every day to help transform the lives of the farmers and workers on Fair Trade produce & floral farms around the world.

The fun, fresh tea retailer strives to improve living and working conditions in tea-growing communities


Guest Post from Sasha Schmitz, Public Relations & Communications Intern

Today’s post comes to us from Sasha Schmitz, Public Relations and Communications Intern at Fair Trade USA. Read on to hear about how one women serves as an inspiration for us here at Fair Trade USA and beyond.
In the fall of 2011 Fair Trade USA announced a new vision to double the impact of Fair Trade for farmers and workers by 2015. This initiative, which we call Fair Trade for All, is about increasing the scope, impact and relevancy of Fair Trade for everyone in the supply chain. To do this, we're:
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