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Green Mountain Coffee Roasters: With Commitment to Fair Trade Comes Great Responsibility

Despite market challenges in 2013, some businesses were able to celebrate profits, and consumers were still able to drink their daily cup of…

Fair Trade USA Sets Sights on Cotton

Fair Trade USA has achieved a great milestone of 10 percent of cotton is Fair Trade certified. To move forward, Fair Trade USA…

Attention Shoppers: Your Holiday Purchases Have Power

With 70 percent of the American economy based on consumer spending, holiday shoppers have the leverage to use that spending power for social…

Why Choose Fair Trade?

In honor of Fair Trade month, Fair Trade USA produced this great infographic to show what happens when you purchase fair trade products.…

Fair Trade Changes Lives – Can it Preserve Culture?

Author Kelsey Timmerman has traveled around the world meeting the people who catch, pick, and grow our food while conducting research for his…

Fair Trade: How to Vote with Your Wallet

Walking the grocery store aisles can be daunting if you know a thing or two about international supply chains. In honor of Fair…

From Field to Cup: Why It’s Important to Know the Story of Fair Trade Tea

The tea supply chain is a complex trade network with many different players. Each and every farmer, worker, exporter, importer, processor, auctioneer, buying…

Honest Tea & Fair Trade USA Team Up to Support Tea Growers

Honest Tea is working with exclusively with tea growing communities through Fair Trade USA to ensure fair working conditions for tea growers in…

Why Fair Trade Matters to Working Women Everywhere

Fair Trade Certified farms empower women, not only through labor protections required by the Fair Trade standards, but also through opportunities for education,…

Fair Trade Takes Over the Whole Foods Produce Section

Last month Whole Foods introduced more fruits and vegetables certified by Oakland-based Fair Trade USA. Fair trade watermelon will be an ethical treat…

Source4Style Makes Sustainable Materials Sourcing Fashionable

Source4Style is using the Internet to facilitate commerce between two groups that are disconnected in the global marketplace – the leading sustainable suppliers…

Fair Trade for All: Fair Trade Becomes Mainstream

A conversation with Fair Trade USA’s Paul Rice October is officially Fair Trade Month, and Fair Trade USA founder and CEO Paul Rice is both…

Maine Root Brings Fair Trade to Soda

Maine Root has its origins in a pizza restaurant in Portland, Maine. Two brothers, Matthew and Mark Seiler, wanted to offer their customers…

Angell Chocolate Bars Full of Fair Trade Indulgence

Angell Organic Candy Bars is the brainchild of husband-and-wife founders Christopher and Suzanne Angell. The couple has spent the last few years sorting…

Honest Tea Announces 100% Fair Trade Commitment by 2011

With October being Fair Trade Month, it only seems fitting that Honest Tea, the titan of bottled organic tea, has announced its commitment…