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While the struggle continues for fair treatment of the workers who make our clothes, there are signs of improvement over the past year. Nazma Akter, a garment worker and founder of the AWAJ Foundation, shares with Fairtrade America.
According to new research, the social and environmental footprint of cotton from Fairtrade farmers is five times lower than conventionally produced cotton.
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).
True fairtrade is about mutually beneficial relationships rooted in trust and respect spanning geographic and cultural boundaries.
Mary Linnell-Simmons returned from the winter holiday to a beautifully written letter from a dedicated Fairtrade supporter. In this post, she muses on what it means to make a connection in the digital world and how other supporters can deepen connections.
Young girls in developing and least-developed countries often grow up in communities where gender discrimination is prominent and child labor can be widespread. Efforts by local Fairtrade cooperatives and other organizations are helping empower young girls to develop and face their challenges themselves.
Fair trade month is upon us! That means that it’s time to celebrate baking with Fairtrade ingredients! You may now be asking yourself, “Where oh where can I find some lovely Fairtrade ingredients?” Well look no further, the Fair Trade Bake Sale team has got you covered.
With the mid-point of Fair Trade Month past, we thought you could use some divine inspiration for your Autumnal baking adventures. Check out this recipe for Double Chocolate Cranberry Cookies from Divine Chocolate!
In Fond du Lac, Wis., a town of 43,000 on the shores of Lake Winnebago, a fair trade movement is building. Activists and advocates have opened a fair trade market place, encouraged stores to carry fair trade goods, and have held regular events to build awareness. A Fair Trade Bake Sale this month by students at UW-Fond du Lac has put the school on the path to becoming a Fair Trade University.