Health-minded foodies are discovering virtuous new ways to get their tender beef, crispy cookies and cheesy-eggy bread puddings. And they're keeping fit by baling hay or picking fruit at new rustic-luxe farm stays.
For years, soccer's popularity has been booming across America. Now it's about to get a little easier to be a lot more socially conscious when playing the game.
The last thing a kid thinks about when kicking a soccer ball is who made the ball. But that's all Santiago Halty can think about.
"They should receive a fair wage and they should be making a living," said Santiago Halty of Senda Athletics.
Our favorite tea company, Rishi Tea, won nine awards at last month’s North American Tea Championship annual Hot Tea Class / Fall Tea evaluation. Rishi Tea, which offers Organic and Fair Trade Certified loose leaf teas, won four first place awards at the event—more than any other participating company.
Fair Trade: Third-party seals are becoming more abundant, but Fair Trade was the biggest one I saw. At the Fair-Trade booth, I learned three years ago, only eight products could be certified as Fair Trade; today more than 100 ingredients can bear the symbol. Three years ago, whole finished products were certified, such as coffee; now, companies tout the individual Fair Trade ingredients that feature in products.