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  • Sustainable Shopping

    Shopping Sustainable? Best make LOFT-y Choices

    14 November 2017 by Fairtrade America

    Every day we’re confronted by a deluge of options in the super market aisle. Making the sustainable choice can be a chore. But if you think LOFTy – local, organic and Fairtrade – you’ll find items that are good for you and good for the planet.

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  • Fairtrade GlobeScan 2017

    Release: Fairtrade Part of Balanced Diet New Research Shows

    7 September 2017 by Kyle Freund, Media Manager, Fairtrade America

    The way food is produced and traded is an important contributor to purchase decisions for many consumers. Changing attitudes, new perspectives on fair trade and ethical certifications highlighted in new research from GlobeScan and Fairtrade America. 

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  • Fairtrade cafe

    Make a LOFTy goal this Food Day

    24 October 2015 by Rodney North

    LOFT

    Local

    Organic

    Fairtrade

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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...
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