Behind the Seal
News, announcements, and real-life stories about the fair trade vision unfolding as a way of life.
Could Coffee be at the Root of the Migration Problem, and what is Fair Trade's Role?
Fair Trade USA’s Response to the Washington Post’s ‘The Migration Problem is a Coffee Problem’
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.
Whole Foods Employee Traces Whole Trade Flowers Back to the Source
Stephanie Vasquez works on the floral team at Whole Foods Market in Chicago and got the chance to visit floral farms in Ecuador and Colombia. She describes what it was like to meet the people behind her bouquets.
Women’s Economic Empowerment in the Age of Fair Trade
We know that women’s empowerment creates a positive ripple effect on families, communities, and cultures. But how do we get there?
Brick by Brick: Rebuilding Public Schools in Côte d’Ivoire
This is Fair Trade Certified™ chocolate at work.
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.
Update: Fair Trade USA Announces Decertification of Suragroh Melon Farm After Audit
Official statement explaining the move to revoke the certification of Suragroh Melon Farm in Honduras.
Coffee in Crisis: How to Take Action
Amidst a growing coffee industry, coffee farmers are facing a crisis that threatens their basic livelihoods.