Why Buy Fair Trade?
Fair trade is a powerful tool that goes beyond charity and other aid programs, aiming to empower marginalized producers in improving their own living conditions. With the proper resources, capacity, and key relationships, disadvantaged producers are able to earn their own means to a better life for themselves and their communities. Learn more about Fair Trade »
Manitoba’s second ever Fair Trade Carrotmob took place on Saturday September 28, 2013 from 11:00am to 2:00pm at Jonnies Sticky Buns at 941 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg. Read more » or browse past updates »
A new name, with new timing, and new challenges, the Fair Trade Challenge is going to be a blast! Beginning on Hallowe’en (Oct. 31) and concluding on Buy Nothing Day (Nov. 29), the Fair Trade Challenge still promotes consumer choice and inspires ethical purchasing. The core challenge will remain the same: consume Fair Trade tea, coffee, and chocolate for 30 days. Read more » or browse campaigns »
Fair Trade in the News
- 5 Cruelty-Free Beauty Products From Fair Trade Companies – The Gloss, Dec 6, 2013
- Will your next phone be Fair Trade? – The Conversation, Dec 6, 2013
- Oppenheimer adds Fair Trade pepper – The Packer, Dec 4, 2013