Many thanks to Chuck Bordman for this creative 48-second video about the corporatization of Fair Trade and the work of committed brands to support small farmers and Authentic Fair Trade in this context.
Small Farmers Big ChangeJuly 22, 2014Categories:
Carly KadlecJuly 10, 2014Categories:
Don Mario Pérez likes to learn, and he likes to challenge the people around him to learn. While visiting his home and coffee farm during an organic workshop in early June, Don Mario and his wife, Joselinda Manueles, explained their philosophy to me.
Ashley CheukMay 29, 2014
This spring, we raised $4,720 to help Ugandan women build 118 energy-efficient stoves in their communities, surpassing our goal of 100 stoves! Thanks to everyone who contributed to the effort by entering our g
Jessica Jones-HughesMay 29, 2014Categories:
This summer as you reach for a snack to fuel your hike, bike, swim, picnic in the park, test out some of the ideas below. You will not only be making healthy choices for yourself, you will also be helping to sustain the environment for generations to come.
Ruthie OlandMay 27, 2014Categories:
We've got some exciting updates to our Fair Trade and organic fundraising program for schools, groups and organizations! It's now easier to earn profits for your important community projects. Here's what's new starting Fall 2014.
Small Farmers Big ChangeMay 16, 2014
Rising heat, extreme weather and pests mean the highland bean is running out of cool mountainsides on which it flourishes. Global warming is leading to bad, expensive coffee. The perfect storm of raising heat, extreme whether and ferocious pests mean the highland bean is running out of cool mountain sides on which it flourishes. Rich western urbanites expecting to dodge the impacts of climate change should prepare for a jolt: global warming is leading to bad, expensive coffee. Almost 2bn cups of coffee perk up its drinkers every day, but a perfect storm of rising heat, extreme weather and ferocious pests mean the highland bean is running out of cool mountainsides on which it flourishes. Read more here.
Small Farmers Big ChangeMay 9, 2014
And I have only this to share with you.
Small Farmers Big ChangeMay 8, 2014
From our friends at Catholic Relief Services:
For World Fair Trade Day, May 10th 2014 ALL DAYYou can watch Connected By Coffee for free online at right from the homepage.We want to inspire you with the voices of these farmers on a day to honor fair trade. Please share this with everyone! DVDs and public screening versions are for sale now as well!
(A film by Stone Hut Studios, produced by Chelsea Bay Dennis and Aaron Dennis)
Learn more about WFTD at Fair Trade Resource Network.
or World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO).
Small Farmers Big ChangeMay 7, 2014
It’s Fair Trade Month and this Saturday, May 10th is Fair Trade Day. Appropriately, today we received this alert from the AFL – CIO. They are asking folks to share the graphic below with friends and family on facebook and twitter.
Their news is as follows:
Thousands of people are in D.C. today to call on Congress to support fair trade and a 21st century economy that works for everyone—not just corporations.
Carly KadlecMay 7, 2014Categories: