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2.15.13
This guest blog post comes to us from Renee Brown of Weaver’s Coffee & Tea. Read on to learn about their seasonal Astral Blend, which helps support breast...
2.01.13
This guest blog post comes to us from Edouard Rollet, Co-Founder and COO of Alter Eco, in response to recent concerns about quinoa. Read on to learn how Alter...
1.17.13
This guest blog post comes to us from our very own Miguel Zamora, the Director of Coffee Innovation and Producer Relations at Fair Trade USA. Miguel is...
2.12.13
This guest blog post comes to us from Robin White, VP of Marketing at Reunion Island Coffee. Reunion Island offers a full line of coffees that are both Fair...
12.17.12
During this season of giving (and buying), you might be asking yourself: What can I do to make all of the holiday giving and gifting even more meaningful?...
12.12.12
We’re proud to announce the winner of our Cooperative Small Grants Program’s second round, which offers Fair Trade Certified™ cooperatives access to funding...
1.08.13
This guest blog post comes to us from our very own Miguel Zamora, the Director of Coffee Innovation and Producer Relations at Fair Trade USA. Miguel is...
11.20.12
This guest blog post comes to us from our very own Miguel Zamora, the Director of Coffee Innovation and Producer Relations at Fair Trade USA. Miguel is focused...
9.18.12
This past June, Fair Trade USA’s produce & floral team traveled to the central and northeast regions of Costa Rica to visit Fair Trade Certified pineapple...
9.11.12
  Believe it or not, but it’s time to dig out your backpack, prep your lunch box, and dust off those books:  the new school year has just begun! With...
7.02.14
By Maya Spaull   All too often the news reports about marine species are grim: We read about declining fish stocks, illegal and unregulated...
5.12.14
By Maya Spaull, Fair Trade USA Transforming the apparel industry is within our reach. By engaging in responsible sourcing practices that protect...
10.17.13
The same people who stirred a bit of morality into your morning cup of joe want to get into your overstuffed closet, too. Fair Trade USA, a nonprofit...
5.01.13
By Susanna Bair Andrew Savitz, founder of Sustainable Business Strategies and author of books including Talent, Transformation and the Triple Bottom Line,...
4.09.13
By Mary Jo Cook, Chief Impact Officer, FairTrade USA Published in Partnership with Reuters AlertNet and in advance of the 2013 Skoll World Forum...
1.09.13
Labor Link--a service that lets companies anonymously survey factory workers at their suppliers--hopes to make working conditions in the developing world more...
12.18.12
by Paul Rice, President & CEO of Fair Trade USA Every social venture has a mission. Mine is fair trade. I discovered it while working with rural coffee...
8.01.12
What is Empowerment? Our Principal’s Visit to Fair Trade USA in Colombia by Ana Zacapa We often hear the term empowerment, but wonder what it really actually...
5.30.12
We’re celebrating another Whole Trade Haitian mango season here at Whole Foods Market.  These juicy tropical treats will be in most of our stores for a...
1.17.12
OAKLAND -- After years of living in the mountains of northern Nicaragua as an agricultural aid worker trying to make life better for the country's poor farmers...
5.07.13
Let us introduce you to one of our favorite new cookie recipes developed by Jenna Weber, the writer behind the food blog Eat, Live, Run. Fudgy, rich, and with...
4.30.13
This tasty and unique recipe was developed by Jenna Weber, the writer behind the food blog Eat, Live, Run. Warming, spicy, and with a hint of vanilla, these...
6.21.13
If you've been searching for the perfect chocolatey, silky and simple chocolate mousse recipe - you've come to the right place! This classic French-style...
2.14.13
Fair Trade Chocolate Cardamom Truffle Cookies Renowned chef Malika Ameen shares a decadent and fudgy cookie recipe that is a chocolate lover's dream. A...
October is Fair Trade Month: Fair Trade USA Celebrates Expansion of New Product Categories First Ever Fair Trade Certified Home Goods and New Apparel Items Hit...
OAKLAND, Calif. (June 6, 2013) – Fair Trade USA, the leading certifier of Fair Trade products in North America, and Whole Foods Market teamed up to...
OAKLAND, Calif. (April 10, 2013) – Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in North America, today announced that...
OAKLAND, Calif. (October 25, 2012)  – Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States, today announced...
OAKLAND, Calif. (August 31, 2012) – Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States, today announced that...