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    Serve Up Fairtrade Goodness This Summer

    17 July 2019 by Jason Sanches, Events & Campaigns Manager


    The summer cookout is a seasonal institution, but among the assortment of burgers, grilled veggies and cold treats, you can’t help but notice the dissonance. Here in the United States, summer signals a time to take a break from school or work to relax in leisure. But for the farmers and workers growing our food, summer brings irregular weather patterns, natural disaster and the sting of unsustainable prices.

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  • Fairtrade Essay Contest

    The ‘write’ way to make your back-to-school Fairtrade

    15 July 2016 by Margot Conover, External Relations Manager, Fairtrade America

    Attention Fairtrade students! Are you an activist? An aspiring writer? Looking to get back into the swing of things as classes start up? If so, we have the perfect contest for you!

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