Fair Trade Month - October 2014

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Fair Trade Month - October 2014

During Fair Trade Month, retailers, brands and ethically-minded consumers join together in celebration of the global impact of Fair Trade. Visit BeFair.org to find out how Fair Trade works, browse the various Fair Trade products that are now available, and learn simple ways to show your support for the farmers and workers who grow, sew and make our favorite products – from chocolate bars and coconut water to t-shirts and rugs.

Content from this campaign

Making Fair Trade Fashionable: Q&A with Marci Zaroff
Marci Zaroff is an internationally recognized ECOlifestyle entrepreneur, educator and expert who played a leading role in the creation of Fair Trade USA's apparel and home good program. Founder of “Under the Canopy,” Producer of “...
Oct 30, 2014 9:10 AM ET
Numi Tea Brings Fair Trade to Madagascan Turmeric Farmers
This guest blog post comes to us from Brian Durkee, Chief Operating Officer at Numi Organic Tea.  Having worked with Fair Trade Tea farmers since 2003, Brian has seen it all.  He is a true champion for improving the lives of tea workers, and he was eager to help bring the same benefits to the producers of Numi's...
Oct 21, 2014 9:05 AM ET
Fair Trade: Every Purchase Matters
With Fair Trade, the money you spend on day-to-day goods can improve an entire community's day-to-day lives. Visit BeFair.org to learn how you can help. Your purchases can help farming families in 70 countries earn fair wages, work in safe...
Oct 20, 2014 8:45 AM ET
Fair Trade: Making Life Fair for Farmers
Life isn’t always fair. While not the most optimistic statement, it is certainly true. But what if you could make life fair for more people just by the products you choose? Well, you can. Buying ...
Oct 14, 2014 2:40 PM ET
New Infographic Shows Full Circle of Fair Trade
It turns out, good practices and good products go hand in hand. A growing number of farmers, factories, businesses, and consumers are seeing how investing in people best secures the future of the products (and planet) we love.  By purchasing Fair Trade, you join a virtuous circle that improve lives, protects the environment, and produces high-quality products for you and your family to enjoy...
Oct 8, 2014 4:15 PM ET