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Democracy in Action: Investing the Fairtrade Premium

In case you didn’t notice, it’s Election Day! We all have the privilege of voting on the direction we want our country to take. It’s democracy in action, which can be a beautiful thing. 

7 Ways to Fair Trade Your Wedding

Planning a wedding is hard work, but making it fair doesn't have to be. Here are 7 tips on how to make it an ethical affair.

5 things people get wrong about Fairtrade

Fairtrade is growing by leaps and bounds in the US. By now most folks know the concept and have a decent understanding that it’s better than conventional products, but misconceptions abound.

Where Art, Flowers and Farm Workers Meet

Federico Hewson is a community artist in New York City who uses flowers as the medium for his work. After using Fairtrade flowers in an art project ten years ago, he became passionate about flower farm workers in Colombia. Federico writes about his journey with flowers and shares his thoughts about how anyone can become an activist and support what they believe by using their unique talents.

How Fairtrade Helps End Human Trafficking

Over 20.9 million people are victims of forced labor and human trafficking and 5.5 million of those are children. Guest blogger Hannah Gould shares important information on human trafficking and how Fairtrade can be an important tool in combating it. 

A World of Cooperatives

There’s an indelible connection between grocery co-ops and independent retailers in the United States and the small-scale farmers around the world who have banded together to improve lives in their communities through Fairtrade. 

Cocoa farmers to earn more with higher Minimum Price

Fairtrade consultation results in higher minimum price for cocoa sales on Fairtrade terms & introduction of innovative living income benchmarks for cocoa in Ghana & Ivory Coast, as part of Fairtrade’s strategy to enable living incomes

Start the new year off right - wear fair!

New line of Fairtrade organic yoga wear from Soul Space is at home in the studio or café.

Gifts that Give Back

As the holidays approach, we know you're likely still searching for that perfect gift! Consider how you might double the joy this season by purchasing gifts that are sustainable, ethical, and fair?

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