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Fair Trade Advocates Respond to Trump on Renegotiation of NAFTA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 23rd, 2017 CONTACT: Lauren Berlekamp, 202-657-7754 Email: laurenb@wearemovementmedia.com Fair Trade Advocates Respond to Trump: Renegotiation of NAFTA Must Include Farmers and Labor Groups Fair World Project Asserts: Trade Agreements Will Continue to Benefit Corporations Over People Unless Process for Negotiation Changes PORTLAND, OR – Last week President Trump announced plans to […]

Fair World Project Partners with Leading Fair Trade Brands for World Fair Trade Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 2nd, 2017 CONTACT: Lauren Berlekamp, 202-657-7754 Email: laurenb@wearemovementmedia.com Leading Fair Trade Advocacy Group’s Celebration of World Fair Trade Day Distinguishes Real Fair Trade from Low Standard Imposters Dedicated Fair Trade Brands Partner with Fair World Project for 1,500 Events Across the United States PORTLAND, OR – Leading fair trade advocacy organization […]

New Report Evaluates Certification Programs that Seek to Ensure Integrity for Farmworkers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 24th, 2016 CONTACT: Kerstin Lindgren: 617-680-9862 Email: kerstin@fairworldproject.org Lauren Stansbury: 402-540-1208 Email: Lauren@wearemovementmedia.com New Report from Fair World Project Evaluates Certification Programs that Seek to Ensure Transparency and Integrity of Working Conditions for Farmworkers Leading Advocacy Group Evaluates Impact and Effectiveness of Seven Certification Programs in the Interest of Farmworker Justice […]

Fair World Project Applauds Resolution to Labor Dispute

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 13th, 2016 CONTACT: Kerstin Lindgren: 617-680-9862 Email: kerstin@fairworldproject.org Fair World Project Applauds Resolution to Four-Year Labor Dispute Between Farmworkers and Supplier to Driscoll Berries in Washington State Leading Advocacy Group Facilitates Agreement Between Union and Sakuma Brothers Farm Portland, OR – Fair World Project, a project of the Organic Consumers Association, […]

Fair World Project Releases Statement on US, China Formal Sign-On to Paris Climate Agreement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 8th, 2016 CONTACT: Ryan Zinn, 907-947-6046 Email: ryan@fairworldproject.com Fair World Project Releases Statement on US, China Formal Sign-On to Paris Climate Agreement Leading Consumer Advocacy Group Calls for Support for Small-Scale Farmers and Fair Trade Portland, OR – Fair World Project (FWP), a campaign of the Organic Consumers Association, the nation’s […]

Fair World Project will be at the World Social Forum–Find us in the Fair Trade Village

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 1st, 2016 CONTACT: Monika Firl , 514-562-6162 Email: monika@coopcoffees.com Dana Geffner, 503-803-1432 Email: dana@fairworldproject.org Fair Trade Village and Workshops at World Social Forum will Address Trade Policy, Economic Justice, Climate Change and Small-Scale Farmers Coalition of Fair Trade Advocates to Facilitate Open Discussions, Educational Opportunities and Exhibitions at International Meeting of […]

Renewed Concern Over Labor Dispute at Washington Farm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 26th, 2016 CONTACT: Kerstin Lindgren, 617-680-9862 Email: kerstin@fairworldproject.org Anna Canning, 971-209-2554 Email: anna@fairworldproject.org Renewed Concern Over Labor Dispute at Washington Farm Thousands of Consumers Ask Sakuma Brothers Farm to Negotiate a Fair Contract While Over 30 Organizations Ask Driscoll’s to Uphold Commitment to Freedom of Association PORTLAND, OR – Leading fair […]

Fair World Project to Hold “Let’s Talk Living Wage” Panel Discussion at Expo West

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 15th, 2016 CONTACT:    Lauren Stansbury, 402-540-1208    Email: lauren@wearemovementmedia.com    Kerstin Lindgren, 617-680-9862    Email: kerstin@fairworldproject.org Fair World Project to Hold “Let’s Talk Living Wage” Panel Discussion at Expo West Progressive Businesses and Organizations to Hold Industry Discussion on Movement to Raise the Minimum Wage PORTLAND, OR – Leading Fair […]

Fair World Project Launches New Documentary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 6th 2015 CONTACT:    Ryan Zinn, 907-947-6046    Email: ryan@fairworldproject.org    Ryan Fletcher, 202-641-0277    Email: ryan@wearemovementmedia.com Leading Fair Trade Advocacy Organization Releases New Documentary About Reversing Climate Change through Regenerative Organic Agriculture Practices “Small-Scale Farmers Cool the Planet” Video is Center-Piece of Grassroots ‘World Fair Trade Day’ Events in the […]

Driscoll Berry Boycott and Labor Dispute Intensifies

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 25, 2015 CONTACT:    Kerstin Lindgren, 617-680-9862    Email: Kerstin@FairWorldProject.org    Jazmín Rumbaut, 202-870-3134    Email: jazmin@wearemovementmedia.com Driscoll Berry Boycott and Labor Dispute Intensifies Nearly 10,000 Consumers Tell Driscoll’s: Don’t Do Business with Sakuma Brothers Farm until they Negotiate Fairly with Farmworkers PORTLAND, OR – Farmworkers at Sakuma Brothers Berry Farm […]