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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…

Tompkins Point Clothing Is First Fair-Trade Certified Clothing Designer in USA

Tompkins Point manufactures clothing that is very conventional. But the business model shifts from the methods by which apparel manufacturers traditionally source materials,…

Fair Trade Certified Clothing Arrives in the USA

Fair Trade Certification for Apparel and Linens strives to create an environmental, social, and economic standard that benefits the farmers who grow the…

Fair Trade Goods From Danger Zones: Is the Label Necessary?

Fair Trade certification has been a path for moving goods from developing countries to wealthier consumers in the developed world, whether they are…

Starbucks will Provide More than Coffee: 13 Goals to Do Business More Responsibly

Let’s just get this out of the way in the beginning: I am not a fan of Starbucks. Years ago my favorite coffee…