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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

6.20.13

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 talks about the potential for small-scale farmers in Honduras who hope to access the many opportunities and benefits of Fair Trade through Fair Trade USA's new Independent Smallholder Standard (ISS).
6.07.13
The Guatemalan Federacion de Cooperativas Agricolas is a producer and exporter organization made up of about 54 smaller coffee cooperatives. Founded in 1969, FEDECOCAGUA has facilitated coffee exports and sales to local and international markets for their more than 20,000 small-scale farming members.
6.04.13

A cool, easy way to support Fair Trade, while earning rewards at your favorite neighborhood haunts

Fair Trade USA is excited to announce a new partnership with LevelUp. Not only can you get your morning cup of coffee fast and easy while earning rewards at your favorite haunts, you can help support schools, medical facilities and sustainable projects in developing communities. Join us in empowering farmers and farming co-ops all over the world. Using LevelUp gives a whole new meaning to every purchase matters.
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