Behind the Seal
News, announcements, and real-life stories about the fair trade vision unfolding as a way of life.
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.
They Weren't Expecting A Woman
Fair Trade honors women who challenge the status quo, standing out and standing up for gender equality around the world.
'There and Back Again': The Journey of Colombian Coffee
Follow the steep, winding trail of Colombian Fair Trade coffee through the Sierra Nevadas.
Covilli Organic Farm Sets Trend for Growers In Mexico
Over the last year, Celina Lima has traveled around the Southwestern United States to study the impacts of Fair Trade businesses on their suppliers’ livelihoods. This is the second in a series of posts following Celina along her journeys.
3 Ways to Get Full Benefits of Your Fair Trade Roses
Fair Trade's healthier method of producing roses has long-lasting benefits for you too. Here are 3 you might not have considered.
Fair Trade Organic Tea Growers in China Invest in Children’s Education
With the extra money earned through Fair Trade certification, tea growers in the Jiangxi province of southeast China fund scholarships, classrooms, and school supplies for their community.
An Open Letter to the Fair Trade Community from a Family-owned Farm
Farm workers from Wholesum Harvest's Amado, AZ farm share how Fair Trade is making a difference in their community.
Connections Through Coffee: A Journey to Guatemala
Journey with Celina Lima, a fellow with Fair Trade Campaigns, to a coffee cooperative in Guatemala to lean about the true impact and benefits that Fair Trade has brought to their communities and individual lives.