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Global Exchange and Fair Trade advocacy organizations, religious denominations and community groups across the country are challenging you to make some or all of your holiday purchases Fair Trade this year and help s
Ah, the season of giving! A time to exchange thoughtful presents with friends and family and bring a little holiday joy to those around you. This holiday season, why not spread the cheer with gifts that keep on giving? By purchasing Fair Trade Certified gifts for the holidays, you are not only ensuring that the person who made your gift received a fair wage, but you are also contributing to the alleviation of poverty in communities of farmers and workers around the globe.
Most coffee is grown by small-scale family farmers on tiny plots of land. They live in isolated areas of Latin America, Africa, and Asia without reliable access to transportation or telecommunications. The result? Coyotes.
The holidays are a time when we are reminded of all that we have to be grateful for—from good friends to good food (and of course good presents), the list goes on. As you are celebrating this year, remember to pass on the appreciation to those less fortunate by giving a gift that benefits the lucky recipient as well as the people who made it.
This season, Fair Trade Certified has teamed up with World of Good to help make your holiday shopping decisions even easier.
A wonderful way to make your holiday meals this year even more memorable is with Fair Trade Certified ingredients. From Thanksgiving to New Years Eve, you’ll have plenty of opportunities this season to integrate delicious Fair Trade products into your classic recipes. Check out some of our favorites below. By supporting Fair Trade, you’re helping impoverished small farmers around the developing world. Fair Trade products guarantee a fair price for the farmer’s harvest and eliminates local middlemen who exploit isolated family farms.