Your Guide to a Fair Trade Mother's Day

Celebrate Mom with these Fair Trade Gifts
May 5, 2011 9:50 AM ET

 Your Mother’s Day gift guide from Fair Trade USA is here! The gifts on this list provide fair wages and better lives for 1.2 million farmers and workers in more than 70 countries worldwide. Each chocolate bar, bouquet of roses, glass of wine, or yummy-smelling lotion was made with respect for people and the planet. 

MERCI BOUQUET   Gather Fair Trade florals into a bunch of love for the mom in your life. When you purchase Fair Trade roses, you provide maternity leave,a pesticide-free environment, and job security for hundreds of women flower farmers from Kenya to Ecuador.  Spray, sprig or posy – you’ll say it with love and fairness.  Fair Trade Certified flowers can be purchased at Whole Foods Market or online from and 1-800-Flowers. Order today to make sure the flowers arrive on time! 



You can’t go wrong giving Mom a Gift of Fairness. You have more than a dozen virtual gifts from which to choose - each one representing the inspiring ways Fair Trade is changing the world: Gavel for a Woman,Prenatal Care for a Mother, or Alphabet for a Girl.  When your mom opens her personalized e-card (or one that you print out and send yourself) she knows together you have made a difference.


Continue reading for more fair trade gift ideas