Jose Isidro Lara grows some of the highest quality Fair Trade Certified coffee around
Meet Jose Isidro Lara, member of COCAFCAL in Honduras. He started coffee farming on one acre that was given to him by his father. With the Fair Trade prices he receives, he has been able to invest in 9 more acres throughout the area.
Guest blog from Miguel Zamora, the Director of Coffee Innovation and Producer Relations
This guest blog post comes to us from our very own Miguel Zamora, the Director of Coffee Innovation and Producer Relations at Fair Trade USA. Miguel is focused on creating opportunities between buyers and coffee-growing communities around the world. Read on to learn more about his visit with small scale coffee farmers in the Lake Toba region of Sumatra who hope to access the many opportunities and benefits of Fair Trade through Fair Trade USA's new Independent Smallholder Standard (ISS).
Spread Your Holiday Joy Around the World
During this season of giving (and buying), you might be asking yourself: What can I do to make all of the holiday giving and gifting even more meaningful?
Fair Trade Coffee Cooperative in Honduras Receives Funding to Invest in Sustainable Soil Regeneration and Water Initiatives
We’re proud to announce the winner of our Cooperative Small Grants Program’s second round, which offers Fair Trade Certified™ cooperatives access to funding for specific capacity-building projects.
Who doesn't love the scent of freshly baked cookies wafting through the house, or the joy that comes with frosting cupcakes with friends? This is the season to get together with loved ones and make memories that keep you warm inside despite the cold. Holiday baking is a classic, tasty tradition, and when you bake with Fair Trade Certified ingredients, it's also one of the most fulfilling.