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2.01.11

This Valentine's Day Vote for a Better World by Purchasing Fair Trade Flowers

This Valentine's Day, Business is Blooming Americans will buy more than 189 million stems of roses this Valentine's Day, the majority of which will travel all the way from Ecuador and Colombia before they’re sold to shops all over the world.  This year why not ensure that your long-stemmed symbols of love positively impact the lives of farm workers (many of whom are women) by looking for bouquets bearing the
1.31.11

Support Fair Trade This Super Bowl Sunday

    With Super Bowl XLV less than a week away, it’s time to start planning those party menus. Whether you are rooting for the Packers or the Steelers (or just go for the food) choosing Fair Trade Certified party goods on the big day is something everyone can agree on.
1.28.11

A Fair Trade Gift Guide

Looking to give a meaningful gift this Valentine’s Day?  One that will bring a smile to your loved one’s face and benefit farming communities around the world at the same time?  Support workers' rights, protect the environment and share the love with these can’t-fail Valentine’s Day gift ideas.
1.28.11

Musical Legend Reveals his Passion for Fair Trade Coffee

Heavy Metal and Delicious Fair Trade Coffee….A Match Made in Heaven? As it turns out, rock god Rob Zombie has always loved the taste of a steaming hot cup of high quality coffee.  Aside from his all-consuming, adrenaline pumping performances, there is really nothing better. For as long as he can remember, Zombie has possessed a deep love and passion for the beverage he likes to call “black gold”.
1.26.11

Unique BranchOut Contest Gives Hope to Internship Seekers in Tough Job Market

Have you heard about the new Facebook networking application BranchOut?
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