Community Investment

11.12.13
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...
10.14.13
You'll find a lot of content on this blog highlighting the many benefits that Fair Trade brings to farming communities: From improved business relationships...
10.08.13
October is Fair Trade Month, a time to celebrate the 1.3 million farmers and workers around the world who grow and sew the Fair Trade products we love. It...
Last year, 2012, was a year of momentum, innovation, and growth for Fair Trade. We saw significant growth in key categories such as coffee, produce and quinoa...
8.08.13
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...
6.28.13
This blog post comes from Katie Barrow, Senior Manager of Communications at Fair Trade USA.  She met and travelled with Kelsey in the remote Sierra Nevada...
6.24.13
Last October, Ray Lacorte, the Head of Operations at Choice Organic Teas, traveled to India where he visited Oothu Estate, a Fair Trade tea garden that the...
5.14.13
This guest blog post comes to us from Jim Pellegrini, Founder, CEO & Director of Coffee at Muddy Dog Roasting Company. Jim travelled to Chiapas,...
5.05.13
This Mother’s Day, you'll have the opportunity to give mom a gift she can feel really good about.  Under the Canopy, founded by ECOfashion pioneer...
Whole Foods Market and its supply chain partners are working overtime to buy as many Fairtrade mangoes as possible during the short season this year in an...
Fair trade functions on the premise that you, the consumer from an industrialized nation, wouldn't mind paying a premium for goods made by local cooperatives...
8.01.13
Banana cakes are like warm hugs. It’s a classic feel good cake that feels great to both bake and eat! So why don’t we dial it up a notch and make a Fair Trade...
OAKLAND, Calif. (June 6, 2013) – Fair Trade USA, the leading certifier of Fair Trade products in North America, and Whole Foods Market teamed up to...
OAKLAND, Calif. (December 5, 2012) – Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States, today announced the...
OAKLAND, Calif. (October 25, 2012)  – Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States, today announced...
OAKLAND, Calif. (August 31, 2012) – Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States, today announced that...