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Interview with Higher Grounds Trading Company’s Chris Treter

Editor’s note: This interview with Chris Treter is the first of an ongoing series of interviews with fair trade leaders and thinkers. 1) What is the mission of Higher Grounds Trading Company? Higher Grounds Trading Co. was founded to provide a direct link to growing cooperatives and the coffee consumers by working directly with small-scale […]

Fair trade gold, fish, and condoms, oh my!

Fair trade seems to be growing by leaps and bounds these days. Fair trade gold made headlines in February, just in time for Valentines Day. While Fairtrade gold provides consumers with an alternative to ?dirty gold,? the Fairtrade Labelling Organizations (FLO) standards, as the NGO Earthworks has pointed out, will need more improvement and refining. […]

Changing the Way We Do Business: Fair Trade Certification and Sourcing

Please join Fair World Project and the Fair Trade Resource Network at Expo West, March 11, 2011 from 11am-12pm in Conference room 205B in the Convention Center for: Changing the Way We Do Business: Fair Trade Certification and Sourcing Join us for a panel discussion regarding fair trade certification of products and companies at home […]

On the Road with the Fair World Project

Fair World Project is hitting the road this spring. Find below just a few events and conferences where we will be presenting or hosting a both. Hope to see you there. Natural Products Expo West 2011: March 11-13th, Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA United Students For Fair Trade National Convergence: March 18-20th, Western Kentucky University, […]

Fair World Tour to Nicaragua

Fair Trade and Beyond in Nicaragua June 17, 2011 ? June 25, 2011 Please join the Fair World Project (FWP) and Maggie?s Organics to explore the promise and challenges to Fair Trade in Nicaragua. Join FWP on our inaugural tour to Nicaragua where together you will learn from the growers, the workers, and the families […]

Fair World Project Travels to Biofach

Fair World Project attended the 2011 Biofach Congress in Nurenberg, Germany. With over 25,000 participants from 131 countries, Biofach is the world?s largest gathering of organic and fair trade producers, companies, and NGOs. Biofach is also emerging as an important space for reconnecting organic food and farming with fair trade. In addition to hundreds of […]

Organic Consumers Association Action Alert

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Truth-in-Labeling: Tell TransFair that Fair Trade Is a Movement, Not a Brand For more than sixty years, hundreds of organizations allied with conscious consumers across the United States and the world have actively supported a different approach to trade based on dialogue, transparency and respect, in order to create greater equity in the international economic […]

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