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Houston, Texas Commits to Anti-Trafficking and Fair Trade
HOUSTON, November 28th, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Fair Trade Campaigns is proud to announce Houston’s designation as the first Fair Trade Town in the state of Texas, the second largest Fair Trade Town in the United States. Houston is also the first major city to announce a zero tolerance human trafficking policy in city service contracts....
Nov 29, 2017 9:00 AM ET
Lunchbox Inspiration for Adding Fair Trade to Your Back to School Routine
On average, parents will pack over 170 lunches for their child in one school year. That's a lot of sandwhiches! With the help of Fair Trade, you can turn every single one of those lunches into an opportunity to improve the world, and support the people who make our food. To help get you inspired, we've teamed up with some friends to highlight a few fun ways to add Fair Trade Certified...
Aug 23, 2017 9:00 AM ET
5 Ways to Go Back to School with Fair Trade
The school year is upon us. While some of us are getting into a new groove and (if we’re still on top of it) packing lunches and planning outfits the night before, the rest of us are still tying up those odds and ends on our back-to-school shopping list. Families with kids in elementary through high school plan to spend, on average, $687 each in back to school...
Aug 22, 2017 10:00 AM ET
It’s Time for the World to Start Caring About Coconuts
By Angie Crone, Coconut Manager, Fair Trade USA Welcome to the age of the coconut, one of the world’s most popular “superfoods”. If you couldn’t already tell, coconut products are everywhere. And demand is still rising. Coconut water, the first to hit the market, was quickly followed by a boom in sugars, oils, flours, body care, detergents and even home cleaning products. (Most of us...
Jul 10, 2017 1:00 PM ET
Fair Trade Schools Launch in the United States
Fair Trade Campaigns, a national network of Fair Trade advocates in 170 towns and campuses across the United States, is proud to announce its newest campaign - Fair Trade Schools. 
Feb 4, 2014 5:05 PM ET