• Truly Equitable Trade: A Vision for Transformative Markets

    Fair trade has shown itself to be a successful model for building capacity and allowing marginalized producers to enter the market. Yet the fair trade movement is falling short of its potential to achieve genuine, profound, inclusive and democratic fair trade that truly transforms the way in which markets and economies are established.

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  • The Road to Food Sovereignty

    For every dollar consumers spent in supermarkets, health and environmental damages cost two dollars more. Our planet can no longer afford the industrial food chain that is destroying our planet and our health. The solution? To support the interlinked network of small-scale farmers, livestock-keepers, pastoralists, hunters and gatherers, fishers and urban producers who already feed most of the world.

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  • Fair For All: The Climate Solutions Embedded in Fair Trade

    Experts agree, it’s high time we make some changes in the ways we grow food and crops. The good news is that small scale-farmers and their fair trade cooperatives are already leading the way to a new future—read on for seven principles that fair trade and climate advocates can agree on.

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  • Collaborating to Cool the Planet

    How Farmer-to-Farmer Trainings Are Spreading New Solutions to Climate Change

    In the fall of 2017, Grow Ahead, a partner of Fair World Project, successfully crowdfunded a farmer-to-farmer training in Nicaragua. Here’s what José Fernando Reyes of Norandino Cooperative in Peru has to say about his experience.

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  • Building Power From the Ground Up

    “There is no food sovereignty without land; land really is the basis of power, and it does not get simpler than that. Land is the primary mechanism for many of us poor folks and people of color to actually have something to stand on and have a future to farm. And it is not just a matter of having access to land that we can lease for five years at a time, but a place where we can actually build our identity.”

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  • Product Picks

    We asked members of our staff and editorial board for some of their current favorite products that support traditional foods and the communities they are rooted in.
    Find them online or at your favorite natural food store!

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