Celebrate moms around the world, win prizes & tweet for Fair Trade on 5/6 at 5PM PT
Moms make the world go ‘round, and the Fair Trade Moms who grow our food and sew our clothing truly make a world of difference.
This guest post comes to us from Anne-Marie Hardie, Canada-based writer and lover of all things coffee and tea.
Photographer James Rodríguez shares insights and experiences from his Fair Trade journey
Today, we are honored to share a Q&A with one of our very talented friends, photojournalist James Rodríguez. James is an independent U.S.-Mexican documentary photographer based in Guatemala since 2004.
Today's guest blog post is brought to us by Operation Groundswell, a travel organization that has generated a movement of socially conscious and globally aware activists, better known as 'backpacktivists.' It takes participants on a Fair Trade journey through Guatemala, where they deconstruct myths about Fair Trade and learn about the complexities of the coffee industry, all while working alongside local coffee farmers.
Oliberté supports Africa’s growing middle class through Fair Trade footwear
Today, we are honored to share a Q&A with one of our valued Fair Trade partners, Oliberté. Tal Dehtiar is the founder of Oliberté, the world’s first Fair Trade Certified™ footwear business. At their factory in Ethiopia, Oliberté works to empower African workers by creating jobs emphasizing environmental sustainability and workplace equity for men and women. Read on to learn more about Oliberté’s unique vision and their ongoing efforts to bolster Africa’s middle class with the help of Fair Trade.