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    Finding Justice for Farmworkers, Telling their Story

    29 March 2017 by Kerstin Lindgren, Campaign Director at Fair World Project - Photos courtesy of Kati Greaney Photography

    As we celebrate Cesar Chavez and his achievements for farmworkers across the U.S., Kerstin Lindgren of the Fair World Project shares this blog on the importance of supporting dignified work for farmworkers.

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    Thanksgiving Coffee Picked as One of Top Coffee Roasters in the World

    23 November 2016 by Kyle Freund, Digital Content Manager

    Thanksgiving Coffee is one of the original direct traders, selling coffee built on close relationships with coffee farmers since 1972. The company on the Northern California coast was recently honored as one of the top coffee roasters in the world winning Roast Magazine’s Roaster of the Year for 2017.

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    What is Fairness: Let’s make Fair Trade the norm, not the outlier

    28 October 2016 by Josh Wise, Development and Communications Director, IATP

    Throughout October’s Fair Trade Month, we have featured Fairness Champions, people from all walks of life with a unique perspective on what’s ‘fair’. Josh Wise is Development and Communications Director at the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, an organization celebrating 30 years of using policy and practice to ensure fair and sustainable food, farm and trade systems.

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    Who’s the Fairest: Why Fairness in the Gum Industry Can Be a Sticky Subject

    11 October 2016 by Phoebe Neel, photojournalist and floral designer

    Throughout October’s Fair Trade Month, we are featuring Fairness Champions, people from all walks of life with a unique perspective on what’s ‘fair’. Phoebe Neel is a photojournalist, photographer, and floral designer based in Providence, RI. She is also the proud daughter of Glee Gum founder Deborah Schimberg.

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    How Fair Trade Affects Americans

    19 May 2016 by Mary Linnell-Simmons, Marketing & Communications Manager

    Fairtrade America interviews with Infinite Earth Radio about fair trade, free trade and how trade deals benefit or hurt Americans.

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    Fairtrade America Going Global

    19 February 2016 by Hans Theyer, Chief Executive, Fairtrade America

    Tapping into the global development agenda, Fairtrade America, the international Fairtrade system, and the farmers and workers we serve aim to make major contributions to the Global Goals for Sustainable Development.

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