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 »
A new name, with new timing, and new challenges, the Fair Trade Challenge is going to be a blast! Beginning on Valentine’s Day (February 14) and concluding on March 16, 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
- Chocolatiers raise the bar on gelt – Jewish News , Dec 3, 2014
- It’s Going to Be a Fair Trade Christmas – Huffington Post, Nov 19, 2014
- Positive influence of fair trade movement is spreading – Guelph Mercury , Sep 22, 2014