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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.

Where Art, Flowers and Farm Workers Meet

Federico Hewson is a community artist in New York City who uses flowers as the medium for his work. After using Fairtrade flowers in an art project ten years ago, he became passionate about flower farm workers in Colombia. Federico writes about his journey with flowers and shares his thoughts about how anyone can become an activist and support what they believe by using their unique talents.

How Fairtrade Helps End Human Trafficking

Over 20.9 million people are victims of forced labor and human trafficking and 5.5 million of those are children. Guest blogger Hannah Gould shares important information on human trafficking and how Fairtrade can be an important tool in combating it. 

Bittersweet Chocolate

Valentine’s Day wouldn’t be complete without chocolate – the National Retail Federation confirms it, estimating that US consumers will spend $1.8 billion on candy this February 14th. But the story behind chocolate may leave a bad taste in your mouth.

Ethical Valentine's Day Gifts

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).

Release: Majority of Americans Trust FAIRTRADE Label

Fairtrade America releases new insights into consumer decision-making on eve of Expo West Today’s shoppers are confronted with an overwhelming amount of options; the average supermarket carries over 47,000 different products.

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