Ben Schmerler of Fair Trade USA shares his experience training Latin American coffee producers in Price Risk Management
This guest blog comes to us from our very own Ben Schmerler, Senior Manager of Coffee Supply Chains at Fair Trade USA. You may remember Ben from his work on Haitian mangos, recertifying producer groups whose lives and businesses were devastated by the 2010 earthquake.
Fair Trade USA asks for your support in bringing a bold vision to life
Fair Trade in the United States stands at a crossroads. Over the past 50 years, the Fair Trade movement has empowered farmers around the world to improve their lives, protect the land and develop their communities. We are proud of what we have accomplished – hardworking farmers, responsible companies, NGOs and conscious consumers – all working together.