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.
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.
“We Are Suffering”: Can Price Increases Alone Save Cocoa Farmers?
As of October 2019, Fair Trade USA will increase the premium and minimum price per pound of cocoa beans. Find out what this means for two cocoa farmers and what it means for you.
5 Common Myths About Fair Trade Coffee
In the midst of a coffee crisis, it's more important than ever to know the truth about fair trade coffee.
Peeling Back the Fair Trade Certified Haitian Mango
In a nation crippled by natural disasters and unstable markets, fair trade mangoes provide hope for stable livelihoods.
On the Trail to Seram, Indonesia
Follow our Seafood Director Julie Kuchepatov to five Indonesian fishing communities to see where your Fair Trade Certified yellowfin tuna comes from.
Fair Trade Garment Workers: 'I Made Your Clothes'
If you wear Fair Trade clothing, you have a hand in the making of these stories too.
How Fair Trade Helps Create Greater Transparency in Fashion
#WhoMadeMyClothes? Glad you asked.