Guest blog from Sarah Falltrick, Business Development Specialist, Produce & Floral
We recently received some great news from one of our fresh produce partners in Mexico about the successes of their Fair Trade Certified farms. This guest blog post comes to us from our very own Sarah Falltrick, Business Development Specialist at Fair Trade USA. Sarah works hard every day to help transform the lives of the farmers and workers on Fair Trade produce & floral farms around the world.
The fun, fresh tea retailer strives to improve living and working conditions in tea-growing communities
Guest Post from Sasha Schmitz, Public Relations & Communications Intern
Today’s post comes to us from Sasha Schmitz, Public Relations and Communications Intern at Fair Trade USA. Read on to hear about how one women serves as an inspiration for us here at Fair Trade USA and beyond.
In the fall of 2011 Fair Trade USA announced a new vision to double the impact of Fair Trade for farmers and workers by 2015.
This initiative, which we call Fair Trade for All, is about increasing the scope, impact and relevancy of Fair Trade for everyone in the supply chain. To do this, we're:
Fair Trade USA Launches New Coffee Rust Response Fund
Let’s take a moment to think about our morning coffee. While we may be far from the Guatemalan Huehuetenango Highland or the Alajuela Province of Costa Rica, we brew ourselves a rich cup of Fair Trade coffee and for a brief moment we feel connected to the people and land that brought it to us.