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    6 Christmas Movies to Explain Fairtrade to Friends & Family

    14 December 2017 by Fairtrade America Staff

    Get everyone on the couch! Curl up with some Fairtrade hot chocolatecookies , and this list of Christmas movies, and give your loved ones the ultimate gift – a social justice education. 

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    Make Your Holidays Fairtrade

    1 December 2017 by Jason Sanches, Fairtrade America

    The holidays are fast approaching and everyone is on the hunt for the perfect gift. Sharing gifts gives us a sense of joy, but have you ever considered giving a gift that also impacts the lives of farmers and workers that produce them? This holiday season, extend the impact of your gift-giving by sharing Fairtrade certified products with your friends and family.

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    A Visit to Papua New Guinea for Coffee Day

    28 September 2017 by Fairtrade with photos by Josh Griggs

    There’s more to coffee than meets your tastebuds! This Coffee Day, we’re taking you on a photographic journey to Papua New Guinea to share the story behind the beans. When you savor Fairtrade coffee, you make a tangible difference for small-scale farmers around the globe. Check out our full list of certified coffees here.

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    7 things you didn't know were Fairtrade & Organic

    21 September 2017 by Fairtrade America

    Out of a wide range of great Fairtrade products, there are many that are also organic certified! We’re celebrating all things organic for National Organic Month this September with this great list.

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    10 Fairtrade Sugar Facts to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

    20 June 2017 by Kathleen McCoy, Events and Communications Assistant Manager

    Did you know June is National Candy Month? While candy and sweets can get a bad reputation for their sugar content, there’s no denying that we all like to indulge in a sweet treat every once in a while. If you’re going to moderate your sugar intake, might we suggest thinking about the impact your favorite candy has on the environment and other people as well as your own body?  Here are ten facts about sugar for you to ponder before your afternoon snack break.  

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    Taking Steps Towards Change

    15 June 2017 by Kathleen McCoy, Events and Communications Assistant Manager

    How often do you think about your socks? Are you the type of person who is lucky if she can find two matching ones as she rushes to get dressed in the morning? Or maybe you use your socks to express yourself, adding a pop of personality to your weekday uniform.

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  • Valentine's Day 2017

    Say it with Fairtrade this Valentine’s Day

    1 February 2017 by Kathleen McCoy, Events and Communications Assistant Manager, Fairtrade America

    As the season of love approaches, many people begin to feel a sense of dread. Here are our tips on how to treat that special someone in your life (and yourself).

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    Release: Fairtrade Flowers from Ecuador Direct to Your Door

    27 January 2017 by Kyle Freund, Media Manager, Fairtrade America

    This Valentine’s Day, love unconventionally with Be My Rose's Fairtrade flowers.

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    5 Valentine's Day Tips for Wayward Lovers

    28 January 2016 by Alison Streacker - Marketing & Events Assistant

    How can you be a better Valentine this year? Read and share our tips for all you "wayward lovers."

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    Fair Trader Spotlight – Ten Thousand Villages

    3 December 2015 by Tony Gorick, Ten Thousand Villages

    While we don't certify handicrafts, amazing organizations like Ten Thousand Villages do. This guest blog explains a bit more about this longtime fair trader. Chat with them (and us!) on our next #FairtradeChat on Twitter.

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  • Ethan Soloviev on Fair Trade is the pathway to Regenerative Agriculture at 07/11/2017 16:36 Thanks for the great article! I encourage folks to check out the new "Regenerative Organic Certification" Standard being proposed, and make commen...
  • Rita on A Salute to Rural Women at 15/10/2017 15:40 This is a wonder way to help by allowing women to support themselves. Great God bless
  • Nicole Vitello on Fairtrade America's Summer 2017 Reading List at 13/10/2017 15:26 Globalized Fruit, Local Entrepreneurs by Southgate and Roberts is a great study on the banana industry in Ecuador and how and why the landscape in...
  • Peter Crownfield on Food as a moral problem at 12/06/2017 15:50 One serious problem with Real Food Challenge is that it’s about food that is ’good for the planet; the workers who grow, pack, and serve it; OR th...
  • Peter Crownfield on Food as a moral problem at 06/06/2017 11:11 Yes, food does pose real moral issues, and colleges & universities—and other institutions such as hospitals—do have a moral responsibility to act ...