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Fair World Project Applauds Resolution to Labor Dispute

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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

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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 […]

Newsletter 163: Three Things You Can Do for Healthy, Sustainable Food

Newsletter 163: Prioritize Food Policy, Stop the TPP and a Vision for Trade Justice… Three Things You Can Do for Healthy, Sustainable Food (August 30th 2016) Elected Officials Must Prioritize Food Policy: Throughout this election season, we have heard a lot about the presidential candidates. We’ve heard a lot about emails, national security, character traits, […]

Newsletter 162: Farmers Feed the World-Will You Stand with Them?

Newsletter: Farmers Feed the World-Will You Stand with Them? (August 4th 2016) Tell President Obama to Support Small-Scale Farmers! The global consensus is growing: small-scale farmers can feed the world and cool the planet! During last year’s United Nations talks on climate change, the French government made history with a proposal putting forward regenerative farming […]

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

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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 […]

Newsletter 161: Seven Years is Too Long, It’s Time for a Raise!

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Newsletter: Local governments are taking the lead raising the wage; The High Cost of Cheap Palm Oil – watch this new video from RAN, and Tell the President: We Want to Know What’s In Our Food… Seven Years is Too Long, It’s Time for a Raise! (July 14th 2016) Need a raise? You’re not alone! […]

Newsletter 160: Say it Loud: Stop the TPP!

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Newsletter: The TPP is nothing short of a corporate takeover of our democracy. Lobbyists want to sneak the TPP through Congress quietly; that means it’s time for us to get loud… Say it Loud: Stop the TPP! (June 30th 2016) Making Better Lunches for Everyone Each meal you make is a vote for the food […]

Newsletter 159: We Deserve Better!

Newsletter: The TPP Doesn’t Work for Most of Us and We Deserve Better! Update on Farmworker Support, and Congratulations to Our Winners! We Deserve Better! (June 8thth 2016) The TPP Doesn’t Work for Most of Us and We Deserve Better! The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is expected to bring a net, but marginal, boost to the […]

Newsletter 158: If we want berries, we need farmworkers! Action needed today!

Newsletter: Berry season is approaching in many parts of the United States. Driscoll’s has not helped farmworkers secure a fair contract, despite repeatedly committing to uphold the right to freedom of association and collective bargaining. If we want berries, we need farmworkers! Action needed today! (May 19th 2016) Berry season is approaching in many parts […]

Newsletter 157: Poultry processors denied bathroom breaks!

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Newsletter: Tell Tyson to be fair to Workers, celebrate World Fair Trade Day, nominate the place you live, solidarity with Ecuador in wake of earthquake, and human rights leader Victor Diaz is released… Poultry processors denied bathroom breaks! (May 5th 2016) Tell Tyson to Be Fair to Workers! Tyson controls a huge portion of the […]