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5 WAYS CONSCIOUS STEP IS INVESTING IN CAUSES YOU CARE ABOUT

This International Day of Charity, we’re excited to put the spotlight on Conscious Step, a company that makes the world a better place not just on this honorable day, but every day.

The Pinnacle of Produce

You might not know it – but September is Organic Month! It is a time to celebrate the farmers and workers that have committed to processes that prioritize the planet through organic farming practices.

The Problem With Fast Fashion

More and more, young people are asking "Who made my clothes?" We are delighted to feature voices from passionate student advocates like Elise Miller in this guest blog.

The Future of Banana Production is at Stake

Over the last few weeks, the possible disappearance of the Cavendish banana has been making headlines around the globe, both in producer and consumer countries; since the first outbreak of the Fusarium Tropical Race 4 has been made public in Colombia. 

A First-Hand Look at Fairtrade Bananas in Colombia

Last October I participated in a survey for National Co+op Grocers about bananas—how many we sell, how much we charge, where we source them, and so on. I hadn’t given the survey another thought until our General Manager Todd nonchalantly asked me how hard it would be for me to break away from my obligations for a week.

Rock Your Values

It’s a new school year, maybe even a new school this time around - why not use this opportunity to re-make yourself? New clothes, new sheets, gym ware too since athleisure is all the rage.

Worried about wildlife? Sustainable agriculture could be the answer.

Earth's species are dying out faster than ever before, according to a new UN report. It’s clearly a global crisis - but it also directly affects us in our own local environment. We have to find a way to halt this catastrophic crisis in nature, and sustainable agriculture could provide the answer.

FAIRTRADE WELCOMES NEW COCOA FLOOR PRICE IN COTE D’IVOIRE AND GHANA AS BENEFIT FOR FARMERS

Fairtrade today welcomed the announcement by the governments of Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana to implement a floor price for cocoa of US$2,600 per metric tonne. Farmers in the two countries, which together produce more than 60 percent of the world’s cocoa supply, have been hit hard by a collapse in cocoa prices in 2017.

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