Agricultural Production Standard 1.2.0
Last Updated: July 22, 2021
The Agricultural Production Standard (APS) contains requirements and compliance criteria for all agricultural producers or groups of producers to support healthy farms and healthy communities. Fair Trade USA completed a minor revision to the APS 1.1.0 in July of 2021. Effective January 01, 2022, all audits will be conducted against this updated APS (version 1.2.0). The updated APS and Compliance Criteria are currently available in English, with translations for Spanish, Filipino, French, Indonesian, Portuguese, and Chinese following later in 2021.