Behind the Seal
News, announcements, and real-life stories about the fair trade vision unfolding as a way of life.
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.
How Fair Trade Helps Create Greater Transparency in Fashion
#WhoMadeMyClothes? Glad you asked.
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.
Fair Trade Provides Health and Safety Protections to U.S. Farm Workers
For 20 years, Fair Trade has empowered farmers and workers in countries around the world with protections against the harsh realities of agricultural work. Within the last two years, that has also come to include the United States.
'There and Back Again': The Journey of Colombian Coffee
Follow the steep, winding trail of Colombian Fair Trade coffee through the Sierra Nevadas.
The Power of Fair Trade coffee in La Revancha, Nicaragua
La Revancha is a family-owned coffee estate, with about 90 permanent workers, although this number grows drastically during the harvest season. They’ve been working hard to meet the rigorous Fair Trade standards in order to become Central America's first Fair Trade Certified coffee estate.
Fair Trade bananas, improving lives in Urabá, Colombia
Bananas can be found in most households across the U.S., but do you know about the power they have to change lives? Learn about how one community of banana farmers in Colombia is using the power of Fair Trade to create a new future for their children and community as a whole.