The country’s leading fair trade certifier, Fair Trade USA, is celebrating Fair Trade Month all October with its first pop-up shop. Along with featuring several Fair Trade Certified products from businesses including Patagonia and West Elm, the two-story shop in NYC’s Seaport District is holding special events around shopping hours.
Fair Trade USA announces a bevy of new partnerships to improve the livelihoods of coffee farmers around the globe as part of the Sustainable Coffee Challenge.
Fair trade helps farmers and workers access better trading terms for sustainably produced products.
Coffee certifications and labels tell consumers about the farming practices used to produce a certain coffee.
A time line of coffee’s history.
What has changed…and what hasn’t.