Behind the Seal

Announcements, updates, and real-life stories about the Fair Trade vision unfolding as a way of life.

Fair Trade Difference launches with video and pledge drive

We at Fair Trade talk about giving farmers and workers a voice in their community and around the world. The Fair Trade Difference is about passing the microphone.

  • Hannah Thiessen

    Revolutionize your wardrobe with Fair Trade

    We’ve asked a few of our favorite bloggers, yogis, and Instagram personalities to model their favorite Fair Trade Certified apparel. Together, these photos highlight the range of Fair Trade options available. Whether you choose a strappy swimsuit or flirty frock, you’ll be making a powerful fashion statement, one whose impact stretches all the way across the globe.

  • coffee farmer

    Working to make coffee the world's first sustainable agricultural commodity

    Recently a new ally, the Sustainable Coffee Challenge, has emerged to help build a shared space for organizations to come together, share lessons and build a vision for coffee to become the world’s first sustainable agricultural commodity.

  • Joana Quitiaquez

    How Fair Trade roses saved a woman's life in Ecuador

    Choosing a bouquet of roses for a loved one may seem like a small task. However, through Fair Trade certification, your purchase of that bouquet might actually save someone's life. Meet Joana Quitiaquez, a flower worker in Ecuador, and learn how her life, and the lives of many others, has been saved by roses.

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