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7.31.13

How Cooperativa Cafetalera Capucas Limitada uses Fair Trade community development funds

In the mountains of Honduras is the village of Capucas, home to Cooperativa Cafetalera Capucas Limitada (COCAFCAL). This coffee farmer cooperative has more than 70 members, all of whom are dedicated to growing some of the best coffee in the world.
7.11.13

Guest blog from Miguel Zamora, the Director of Coffee Innovation and Producer Relations

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 tells the incredible story of Dona Concepção, a strong woman and mother in Fair Trade. 
6.28.13

How one man's travelogue will make you want to buy Fair Trade

This blog post comes from Katie Barrow, Senior Manager of Communications at Fair Trade USA.  She met and travelled with Kelsey in the remote Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta region of Northern Colombia.  This journey, and many others, is documented in Kelsey Timmerman's new book Where Am I Eating?
6.25.13

Harr has raised almost $1 million to help end child slavery

This extra-special blog post comes to us from Vivienne Harr, age 9, a champion against child slavery who operated a lemonade stand for 365 days straight.  Last weekend she celebrated her 1-year anniversary and announced plans to bottle her delicious Make a Stand lemonade, which is made using Fair Trade Certified ingredients.
6.24.13

Join Ray Lacorte, Head of Operations at Choice Organic Teas, on his journey to visit to the Oothu Tea Estate in Southern India

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