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Greetings from São Paulo, Brazil! My name is Laura Ann, and I have been in Brazil for the past few weeks working on The Fair Trade Certified Cupping Competition and other activities with Brazilian Fair Trade Certified Coffee Producers. A true highlight of my time here was having the wonderful opportunity to visit Associação Dos Costas with fellow TransFair USA staff a
Holiday cooking and eating does not have to be just about big, main dishes. Some of the best times of the season can be had with intimate pot lucks with friends, get-togethers where the main fare is made up of appetizers and cocktails, and let's not forget football watching parties where the grub served is mouth-watering delicious! Fortunately, Fair Trade can help make all of these events even more meaningful.
Global Exchange and Fair Trade advocacy organizations, religious denominations and community groups across the country are challenging you to make some or all of your holiday purchases Fair Trade this year and help s
Ah, the season of giving! A time to exchange thoughtful presents with friends and family and bring a little holiday joy to those around you. This holiday season, why not spread the cheer with gifts that keep on giving? By purchasing Fair Trade Certified gifts for the holidays, you are not only ensuring that the person who made your gift received a fair wage, but you are also contributing to the alleviation of poverty in communities of farmers and workers around the globe.
Most coffee is grown by small-scale family farmers on tiny plots of land. They live in isolated areas of Latin America, Africa, and Asia without reliable access to transportation or telecommunications. The result? Coyotes.