Coffee

8.28.14
This year, Americans are expected to spend astonishing amounts of money preparing for the upcoming school year. Back-to-school spending is expected to reach $...
7.08.14
The 2014 World Cup is well underway in Brazil. As you sit on your comfy couch with your Fair Trade certified coffee (or sneak in a game at work —don’t worry,...
4.21.14
This guest post comes to us from Anne-Marie Hardie, Canada-based writer and lover of all things coffee and tea. Hand crafted with an artisanal flair describes...
11.05.13
If you’ve ever wondered, “where does my money actually go when I buy a cup of Fair Trade coffee,” then this one’s for you. Nestled high at the top of a...
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...
10.04.13
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...
9.19.13
This guest blog post comes to us from our very own Heidi Blair, Producer Services Assistant Fair Trade USA. This past July, 10 delegates from several...
6.05.14
by Richard Sandlin, Fair Trade USA – Coffee For most of us living in the global North, working in coffee is a choice. Regardless of your association to...
1.23.14
Being a coffee farmer isn't easy. This was one of the thoughts racing through my head as I straddled a shivering coffee tree on a steep, crumbly volcanic...
1.02.14
"In a high C market, it is only natural to ask if Fair Trade is still relevant. Is it, of course, because Fair Trade is about so much more than price."...
11.21.13
There is a silent emergency in the world of coffee. It’s not an earthquake; it’s not a typhoon like the recent and horrific tragedy in the Philippines. This...
9.01.13
Believing that fair trade should be available beyond cooperatives, Fair Trade USA has created a pilot program for independent small-farmers and large estates....
7.18.13
In general, coffee pickers, migrant workers and farmworkers are the most vulnerable groups involved in coffee production. Moreover, they have traditionally not...
8.29.14
  It's reaching temperatures of 100 degrees where some of us live, but that shouldn't stop you from enjoying your daily caffiene fix with a delicious...
12.06.13
This frosting combines two of our favorite things: chocolate and coffee. This recipe comes to us from Lake Champlain, a company dedicated to making gourmet...
11.22.13
Fair Trade Streusel Coffee Cake Ingredients Streusel: ½ cup Fair Trade Certified sugar 3 tablespoons all-...
5.01.13
Pastry Chef and Fair Trade supporter Malika Ameen created this twist on the traditional Peruvian alfajores cookie in honor of our Mother's Day campaign....
11.26.12
This recipe is part of our Fair Trade Holiday Recipe Series. Go beyond the basics this winter and try baking with Fair Trade Certified sugar, cocoa, vanilla,...
1 Billion Pounds Certified by Fair Trade USA to Date Fair Trade USA Announces Key Milestone and New Innovations in Impact Measurement, Farmer Services, and...