Improving Lives

7.11.11
One thing we love to do here at Fair Trade USA is help tell the stories of other mission-driven groups using Fair Trade to make a difference in the world. One...
6.28.11
Hello all! My name is Ana Gonzalez and I am a student at University of the Pacific in Stockton, California. This summer I am doing an internship with...
6.21.11
Imagine if your only opportunity for an education meant attending class in a bug-infested school with dirt floors. Only rusted iron sheeting protected you from...
6.21.11
At the heart of everything we do at Fair Trade USA is our ultimate goal to alleviate poverty among farming communities around the world. If you're reading this...
6.20.11
Since the Fair Trade Certified™ tea program began in late 2000, certified imports by U.S. traders have totaled more than 7.3 million pounds and generated more...
6.08.11
Once referred to by the Incas as the “mother of all grains,” quinoa is one of the most complete nutritional superfoods on Earth. Originating in the Andes...
5.31.11
Fair Trade looks at trade as a means to directly address poverty. In a new position paper entitled “Poverty Reduction and Trade: Fair Trade as a Vehicle to...
5.19.11
Gerison Mabonga lives on the slopes of Mt. Elgon in Western Kenya where more than 50% of his neighbors live below the poverty line. Gerison's cooperative -...
5.13.11
World Fair Trade Day is here; help us celebrate by starting the day with a cup of Fair Trade coffee, tea, or even a banana to support farmers and farm workers...
5.06.11
Mother's Day 2011 is here, and we'd like to take a moment to thank all of our Fair Trade supporters and partners that work hard every day to improve the lives...