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We are workers, not slaves: A Bangladeshi woman’s quest to change the fashion industry

In the wake of the latest tragic factory incident in Bangladesh, Fairtrade spoke to Nazma Akter, a garment worker, about workers’ rights.

Unexpectedly Fair: 10 Fairtrade Products that Might Surprise You

We all know that coffee and cocoa are the biggest Fairtrade products by a longshot, but check out these other unique Fairtrade products.

Who’s The Fairest? An Equal Opportunity for All

Throughout October’s Fair Trade Month, Fairtrade America is featuring Fairness Champions, people from all walks of life with a unique perspective on what’s ‘fair’. Dion Drew is a father and a baker at Greyston Bakery, the company that makes the brownies in your Ben & Jerry's ice cream. Dion speaks to the power of believing in others and a fair chance for all.

What is Fairness: A Small Happy Country

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’. Today we introduce Elsebeth Nordlund, who recently joined the team as Business Development Manager at Fairtrade America.

Realizing Cocoa's Full Potential in the Ivory Coast

This week, Fairtrade America and Endangered Species Chocolate are visiting cacao farmers in the Ivory Coast. Bryan Lew gives a window into what trips like this are like.

Fairtrade Kicks A**!

Guest blogger Kicking Horse Coffee explains why they won’t use anything but Fairtrade coffee. This year the company celebrates 20 years of selling Fairtrade organic specialty coffee all across North America.

Democracy in Action: Investing the Fairtrade Premium

In case you didn’t notice, it’s Election Day! We all have the privilege of voting on the direction we want our country to take. It’s democracy in action, which can be a beautiful thing. 

7 Ways to Fair Trade Your Wedding

Planning a wedding is hard work, but making it fair doesn't have to be. Here are 7 tips on how to make it an ethical affair.

5 things people get wrong about Fairtrade

Fairtrade is growing by leaps and bounds in the US. By now most folks know the concept and have a decent understanding that it’s better than conventional products, but misconceptions abound.

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