Simple actions that will make a big difference for farmers and workers around the world
This October is the 9th annual Fair Trade Month. Throughout the month, ethically-minded consumers, retailers and brands will unite to celebrate and promote Fair Trade.
Fair Trade USA has partnered with blissmo to bring you your favorite Fair Trade goodies during Fair Trade Month in October
Fair Trade Blissmobox
Imagine coming home from a long day at work to find a box on your doorstep full of delicious organic chocolate, perfectly roasted coffee, handmade soaps, and more. Can you feel your daily concerns fading away already?
Guest blog from Alexandria Coari, Business Development Manager, Produce & Floral
This past June, Fair Trade USA’s produce & floral team traveled to the central and northeast regions of Costa Rica to visit Fair Trade Certified pineapple farms. After meeting the farm workers, hearing their stories, and seeing firsthand the difference Fair Trade has made in their communities, the group returned home-- inspired and excited about all they had learned.
Your Guide to a Fairer School Year
Believe it or not, but it’s time to dig out your backpack, prep your lunch box, and dust off those books: the new school year has just begun! With Fair Trade USA’s Back-to-School guide, you can easily choose products that ensure children in farming communities around the world stay in school, have food on the table, and can access scholarship programs for higher education.
Café de Altura de San Ramón Becomes First Group of Independent Smallholders to Join Fair Trade for All Pilot Program
In San Ramón, Costa Rica, 550 small-scale growers, who each own between 1 and 5 acres of land, are the first group of independent smallholders in coffee to earn Fair Trade certification.