At its core Fair Trade is about sustainability, in every sense of the word. Social sustainability. Environmental sustainability. Economic sustainability. As such, the Fair Trade Certified label has become an international symbol of responsible farming practices, as well as a reflection of brand and consumer values. It is this distinction, of Fair Trade as a mission-driven certification, which has led some to question whether it can be anything else. They wonder--can a cup of coffee that does good also taste good?
Fair Trade Schools launches youth into the spotlight as agents of change
Making roses beautiful & ethical from seed to bouquet with Fair Trade
This guest blog post comes to us from Natalia Diez, Founder and President of Flowerlink. Flowerlink is a dedicated Fair Trade partner that firlmy believes and supports ethically grown roses. Read on to learn more about how your Fair Trade bouquet can impact the lives of Fair Trade flower workers this Valentine's Day and beyond.
The biggest film to happen to Fair Trade premieres this spring wtih a 30-city tour throughout the United States and Canada. You can reserve your tickets to see #standwithme here: http://www.standwithmemovie.com/
Workers at Bananeras de Urabá invest in their community through Fair Trade Certified bananas
1 in 2 pieces of fruit imported into the U.S. is a banana. With their short shelf life and huge demand, importing bananas is a process that must run like clockwork.