Archive | September, 2013

“Go Bananas for Fair Trade” Initiative Welcomes Participants for October

This October, Fair Trade Campaigns is planning the Go Bananas for Fair Trade Initiative where Town, College, and University Campaigns all over the country will be hosting banana themed events. At these events, campaign organizers and Fair Trade supporters will take photos with a Fair Trade Banana photo prop and upload them to social media using […]

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“What Are the Pros and Cons of Engaging Large Corporations in Fair Trade” Free Webinar Coming Oct 3

Fair Trade Resource Network (FTRN) announces that Webinar #127 is coming October 3 to discuss “What Are the Pros and Cons of Engaging Large Corporations in Fair Trade?” The webinar is for FREE for the public to learn about: How do large corporations affect benefits to producers, public awareness of Fair Trade, and availability of […]

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Fair Trade Month 2013 Advocacy Resources Offered by Several Organizations & Campaigns

Every October in the U.S. is Fair Trade Month! The resources below can help you spread awareness of Fair Trade, attend an existing event, or host your own event. Get free Fair Trade products Use free educational materials Be part of a national campaign Gain publicity for your organization or store from Fair Trade Resource […]

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FTF Welcomes 4 New Members

The Fair Trade Federation announced that 4 new retail members, all fully committed to Fair Trade, have joined in the past few months: World Cup Fair Trade Market www.worldcupcafe.org www.worldcupcafe.org/fairtrade World Cup Cafe is located in Waco, TX; online store World Cup Fair Trade Market sells fair trade bags, jewelry, soaps, baskets & more. World Travel […]

Free Materials & Products Available for Fair Trade Month Celebrations

Fair Trade Resource Network and Fairtrade America invite the public to celebrate National Fair Trade Month this October, as we raise awareness and encourage more people to enjoy Fair Trade products in their daily lives. In doing so, we all support many families to have better living standards.  Fairtrade America and Fair Trade Resource Network […]

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Free Power Point Show “Overview of Fair Trade in N. America” Updated September 2013

The only nationally available Power Point show about an overview of Fair Trade in North America has now been revised, for the first time since April 2012. Thousands of people have downloaded this free resource produced by FTRN. Free to open as Read-Onl…

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2014 Fair Trade Calendar Now Shipping

The beautiful 2014 Fair Trade Calendar is the only wall calendar with a theme of Fair Trade available in N. America! In its 5th year, the full color 13.5″ x 9.5″ calendar is both stunning & educational. Just $6.00-$7.50 per copy, it is shipping as of September. See a PDF file of 2014 Fair Trade […]

FLO Releases Annual Report for 2012-13

Fairtrade International (FLO), the largest certifier of Fair Trade products worldwide, just released its 2012-13 Annual Report. The 20-page report is one of the best sources of global statistics on producer organizations, smallholder and worker representation, retail sales by country and product type, and more. This edition is the first such FLO annual report that […]

FTUSA Finalizes Multi-ingredient Label Policy

Fair Trade USA (FTUSA) has finalized its labeling policy for products with multiple ingredients after over six months of consultation. The rules continue to allow brands to use “Fair Trade Certified” for products with 100% Fair Trade ingredients and “Fair Trade Ingredient(s)” for products with at least 20% Fair Trade ingredients. According to Confectionerynews.com, there […]

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