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As we leap into 2008, I thought it worthwhile to take one last look back at 2007, a year of amazing progress for the Fair Trade movement in the United States. While TransFair is most often thought of as a certifier of Fair Trade products, a large part of our focus is also on growing the market, raising awareness, and building bridges between farmer groups and industry. Here are a few of the highlights from the year that was:
As you may have noticed when cruising the aisles of your local store, the holiday season has officially started, with Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Valentine’s Day in rapid succession. More and more, the holidays are associated with shopping.