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 »
The Fair Trade Challenge is going to be a blast! Beginning on Valentine’s Day (February 14) and concluding on March 15, 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
- Making Winnipeg a fair trade city organization’s goal – Winnipeg Free Press , May 25, 2015
- Ten Thousand Villages celebrates World Fair Trade Day – Westman Journal, May 22, 2015
- Hudson officially given Fair Trade Town status – Montreal Gazette, May 21, 2015