Cheap bananas have a high cost. In Ecuador, small-scale farmers are taking on the titans of industry, Dole and Chiquita, to show what it takes to create a truly fair banana.
In Honduras, workers are confronting Fyffes, the multinational corporation that has long used their labor but never respected their rights.
Chocolate supply chains can be complicated. The Chocolate Unwrapped infographic helps consumers to identify the problems and participate in fair trade solutions.
We asked members of our staff and editorial board for some of their favorite products from companies that practice authentic fair trade. Find them online or at your favorite natural foods store!
Fair Trade USA has rolled out plans to pilot a fair trade dairy standard with Chobani on farms in New […]
Brazilian labor inspectors have found slave labor on plantations where Starbucks buys coffee. And not just any plantations, but ones that have been “certified” to their C.A.F.E. Practices standards. […]
A coalition wants to redirect the purchases of three major food service providers back toward local producers and their communities […]
In Washington state, one migrant farmworker organization is working to put an end to the exploitation of farmworkers […]
Rice farming can be dangerous to the health of farmers and the environment. But new methods are lessening the impact […]