Education

11.11.11
This guest blog comes to us from our very own Ben Schmerler, Senior Manager of Coffee Supply Chains at Fair Trade USA. You may remember Ben from his work on...
10.24.11
Today is National Food Day, a time to come together and think about the food-related choices we make every day. Throughout our busy lives it's easy to forget...
10.17.11
Educating the next generation about environmental conservation is crucial for our planet's future. On top of following Fair Trade's eco-friendly farming...
8.26.11
In farming communities across the globe Fair Trade fosters a deep appreciation for and commitment to education. With the additional income earned through Fair...
8.19.11
From pre-K to post-doc, students of all ages are gearing up to head back to class for the 2011-2012 school year. Whether you feel excited about a new start or...
8.12.11
This morning, Cotacachi, the volcano that watches over my village, is veiled in clouds of white, as soft as the wool my grandfather spins. After breakfast, I...
8.03.11
Last week we had the pleasure of visiting with Gilbert Ramirez, a Fair Trade coffee and sugar producer from a cooperative in Costa Rica called CoopeAgri. It...
7.26.11
Since 1998, Fair Trade certification has helped the U.S. coffee industry deliver nearly $45 million in community development premiums to hardworking farmers...
6.21.11
Imagine if your only opportunity for an education meant attending class in a bug-infested school with dirt floors. Only rusted iron sheeting protected you from...
6.20.11
Since the Fair Trade Certified™ tea program began in late 2000, certified imports by U.S. traders have totaled more than 7.3 million pounds and generated more...
10.17.13
The same people who stirred a bit of morality into your morning cup of joe want to get into your overstuffed closet, too. Fair Trade USA, a nonprofit...
4.09.13
By Mary Jo Cook, Chief Impact Officer, FairTrade USA Published in Partnership with Reuters AlertNet and in advance of the 2013 Skoll World Forum...
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...