Sunday, January 14, 2018
Saturday, January 6, 2018
Be a Conscientious Consumer: From chocolate and clothing to cell phones and computers, many products are tainted by slavery-made components or raw materials. Buy fair trade products whenever you can – and check your 401(k) retirement plan to be sure your contributions go to a
Monday, December 18, 2017
Stay warm this winter with Patagonia's Fair Trade Fleece! Supporting Patagonia's Fair Trade Fleece guarantees that the worker producing their garments are treated as people by providing rigorous safety standards, maternity leave, prohibiting child labor and being environmentally aware.
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Celebrate Fair Trade Month with Ben & Jerry's Halloween ice cream. The spookiest month of the year is also the month for getting to know the fair trade offerings at your local grocery store and learning all about how they help farmers all over the world get a fair price for their goods.
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Monday, October 9, 2017
West Elm is celebrating Fair Trade month by increasing its social premiums of $3 million towards community development by 2020. They have also partnered with Vietnam’s first Fair Trade furniture factory, bringing its total operating Fair Trade factory count to 11 in countries including Nepal, India and Pakistan. You can visit their Palo Alto store for fair trade rugs and bedding products.
Sunday, October 8, 2017
Found Del Cabo Fair Trade produce at Whole Foods market. Their company, Jacobs Farm / Del Cabo, founded its first growers’ association in 1985 at the tip of the Baja peninsula. They taught sound organic farming practices, merged hundreds of small-scale farms, grower associations create economic opportunities in rural communities and significantly increase family incomes.