Coffee Imports Up 18%; Cooperatives and Pilot Farms Benefit
Results are in for the first year of Fair Trade USA’s Coffee Innovation Program. We’re pleased to report that imports of Fair Trade Certified coffee increased 18% across the board in 2012, benefiting both new and existing Fair Trade farming communities.
October is Fair Trade Month
Peruvian Fair Trade Certified Coffee Cooperative Hosts Haitian Delegation for Quality Training
This guest blog post comes to us from our very own Heidi Blair, Producer Services Assistant Fair Trade USA.
Fair Trade USA Announces Recipients of the Rust Response Fund
We are very pleased to announce CAC Oro Verde and CAC Satipo, two coffee cooperatives in Peru, as the winners of Fair Trade USA's emergency Rust Response Fund.
Guest Blog from Richard Shaw of Andean Naturals
This guest blog post comes to us from Richard Shaw of Andean Naturals. Recently, Fair Trade USA joined an Andean Naturals team to observe the quinoa harvest, document the quinoa farmers’ conditions of life and meet with their representatives to discuss programs in place and priorities going forward. This is the first of a series of posts from Andean Naturals recording their experiences and reaffirming their mission to make a positive impact in the lives of quinoa farmers.