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“Fair Trade products are no longer limited to mainstays such as coffee and cocoa. In the past 11 years since these products first became available in the U.S., the market for Fair Trade Certified™ items has grown to encompass a slew of new categories—helping it surpass $1 billion in U.S.
TransFair USA is joining a coalition of Fair Trade organizations, consumers and businesses in inviting the First Lady to join the Fair Trade movement and make the White House a “Fair Trade Home.”
The campaign's aim is to raise the profile of Fair Trade and have the White House show the country that buying Fair Trade products is easy, delicious, and empowering for workers and communities.
We are joined
Summer is in full swing and with it comes delicious seasonal produce. Here’s a list of what fair trade fruits and veggies are in season and at their peak...
Bell Peppers – Red, Yellow and Green
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We arrived in Managua on Saturday evening, July 18. Upon renting a car and beginning our drive to Isla de Ometepe we had the pleasure of being swept into a massive celebration in the streets. July 19, 2009 was the 30 year anniversary of the Sandinista victory over the dictatorship of Anastasio Somoza Debayle ending a dynasty of oppression.