Behind the Seal
Follow the latest news, announcements, and real-life stories about the fair trade vision unfolding as a way of life.
Timbuk2 and Fair Trade USA partner to donate 5,000 masks to farmers and workers
Our joint effort aims to stop the spread of COVID-19 and keep food supply chains functioning.
Webinar Recap: In the Face of COVID-19 Challenges, Fair Trade Brings Unity, Resilience
Fair Trade USA hosted two webinars to discuss the findings from survey outreach and explore the impact of COVID-19 on Fair Trade Certified™ farmers, workers, and fishers.
A Home in Ecuador, a Worldwide Goal: How Fair Trade Reduces Poverty
After being separated for ten years, Rendon Vival Felix Belisario and his family find a place to call home. Learn more about their story and how fair trade contributes to the UN Sustainable Development Goal 1: No Poverty.
Emergency Funds Aid Producers with COVID-19 Relief Efforts
A recent Fair Trade USA® survey shows that producers are using fair trade emergency funds on pressing needs like food and cash disbursements in response to COVID-19.
Fashion Is a Women’s Issue
How is it that an industry upheld by women also leaves women powerless? Fashion, especially fast fashion, is an urgent and crucial women’s issue that we must address.
Amina: One Garment Worker's Story of Perseverance and Hope
Her job at a fair trade factory has given her a source of hope through hardship.
The Role of Technology in Our Future
Fair Trade USA is building a new technology enabled infrastructure to connect producers closer to the US market and increase supply chain transparency.
We Stand in Solidarity: A Message from our Founder and CEO
“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.” – Martin Luther King Jr.