Archive | July, 2013

A Top Regional Fair Trade Expo Set for Oct 12 in Cleveland

The Ohio Fair Trade Expo 2013 is arguably the best and biggest regional Fair Trade expo in the U.S. It will take place on Saturday, October 12, 2013 from 9:00am to 4:00pm at John Carroll University (Dolan Center for Science and Technology) in University Heights, Ohio. The day includes: Keynote speakers; workshops on a variety […]

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10-15% Off 2014 Fair Trade Calendar Through July 31

Early bird discounts of 10-15% off already low prices are available through July 31 for all orders of the 2014 Fair Trade Calendar, the only one produced in N. America. The stunning & educational calendar, the 5th annual, is produced by FTRN. Calendars arrive to customers starting in early September. Get 10-15% off prices as […]

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FTF Announces 4 New Retail Members

The Fair Trade Federation announced that 4 new retail members, all fully committed to Fair Trade, have joined in the past few months: Celia Grace Online Hand made fair trade wedding gowns and wedding accessories MyMela Online Mela: a Hindi word for country fair or festival. Home decor, furnishings, jewelry, and accessories from India Come Together […]

FTF Logo to Start Appearing on Product Hangtags and Packaging

Members of the Fair Trade Federation can now begin using FTF’s logo on product tags and packaging. Up to now, FTF members could only use the logo on marketing collateral like websites, brochures, and signs, not on products. FTF is the trade association of fully committed Fair Trade retailers and wholesalers in N. America. FTF […]

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IMO “Fair for Life” Revised Standards Open to Comments Before Final Revision

IMO has announced the next phase for revising its Fair for Life standards. Comments to date have been incorporated into a  2nd consultation draft. Stakeholders are invited to give feedback before August 26 for the final version of the standard, to be …

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FLO Launches Marketing Initiative in Kenya Market

Fairtrade International (FLO) has launched Fairtrade Eastern Africa, an organization that markets and promotes use of the FAIRTRADE Mark on products in the Eastern African region. It’s a major step in enabling African farmers and workers to sell their products on fair terms in their own home market. The formal launch took place on 8 […]

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Winners Announced for the 5th Annual Photo Contest

See the beautiful winners of the 5th annual Fair Trade Photo Contest. The 12 winning photos will be featured in the 2014 Fair Trade Calendar. The photos were submitted by the public, and voted on by the public, during June-July 2013. Get 10-15% off low prices by ordering the 2014 Fair Trade Calendar before July […]

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July 9 is Final Day to Vote in 5th Annual Fair Trade Photo Contest

Scores of beautiful and insightful photos are now competing in the 5th annual Fair Trade Photo Contest. The 12 winning photos will be featured in the 2014 Fair Trade Calendar. Each person can vote for up to 5 photos through July 9. Get 10-15% off prices for the 2014 Fair Trade Calendar by ordering before […]

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