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About Fair Trade USA
Fair Trade USA, a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is the leading certifier of fair trade products in North America. Offering award-winning, rigorous, and globally recognized sustainable sourcing certification programs that improve livelihoods, protect the environment, and build resilient, transparent supply chains, its trusted Fair Trade Certified™ seal on a product signifies that it was made according to stringent fair trade
standards. Fair Trade USA is building an innovative model of responsible business, conscious consumerism, and shared value to eliminate poverty and enable sustainable development for farmers, workers, their families, and communities around the world.

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Fair Trade Difference 2018
The Fair Trade Difference is an invitation to peer behind the Fair Trade Certified seal; a guided tour into lives and communities across the world...

Tree of Life
We hear a lot about benefits of coconut for our bodies, meals, and households, but not so much about how it’s affecting the rest of the world. By...

The Fair Trade Difference
Fair Trade Certified works unlike any other ethical label by enabling direct economic benefit for farmers, workers, and fishermen. It’s simple: each...

Fair Trade USA in the News
See Fair Trade USA in the media.

Just One Cup 2021
Barista event for new new and new existing leads in the private label and coffee roaster space.

Press Releases
Fair Trade USA Press Releases

Fair Trade Covid-19 Response
COVID-19: How Fair Trade USA Is Responding and What You Can Do

National Coffee Day 2019
Honoring Nat cofee day with our Just One Cup campaign, including a change.org petition. https://www.fairtradecertified.org/justonecup

We Wear Fair Trade 2019
Fair Trade fashion is for everyone. That’s the message behind the We Wear Fair Trade Campaign and first-of-its-kind lookbook featuring clothing made...

National Coffee Day 2018
Saturday, September 29th is National Coffee Day and Fair Trade USA, the leading certifier of Fair Trade products in North America, has launched its...

Back to School
The average American household spent $688 on back to school supplies last year, for a total of $29.5 billion nationwide. This year, let's put those...

Fair Trade USA's 20th Anniversary
Fair Trade USA is celebrates 20 years of impact on the lives of farmers and workers around the world.

Mother's Day 2018
Mom deserves a gift that loves as much as she does. That's where Fair Trade comes in.

FairHer 2018
Celebrating strong women leaders and advocates in honor of International Women's Day.

FairHer 2017
Celebrating strong women leaders and advocates in honor of International Women's Day

Expressions of Love 2018
Whomever you're buying for on Valentine's Day, it's important that your gifts send the right message. Choosing Fair Trade is the perfect way to tell...

Wellness in the New Year
This year, resolve to self-care that cares forward with Fair Trade.

Fair Trade Holiday Recipes and Gift Guides for 2017
The holidays are upon us! Finding the perfect recipe or gift for a loved one can be tricky, so to help get you inspired we'll be sharing some of our...

Fair Trade Campaigns
News from Fair Trade Towns, Universities and Schools across the United States.

All About Coffee
News on Fair Trade coffee from Fair Trade USA.

Fair Moments
Big change can come from small, everyday moments. When you choose products with the Fair Trade Certified™ label, you're part of building strong...

Fair Trade Seafood
Fair Trade USA launches the world's first Fair Trade Certified seafood.

Mother's Day
Moms make a world of difference! Celebrate Mother's Day the Fair Trade way.

National Farmworker Awareness Week
With National Farmworker Awareness Week running March 24-31 we'd like to recognize the many farmerworkers who feed us daily.

We Wear Fair Trade
This year for Fashion Revolution Week, which runs April 24th to the 28th on the anniversary of the Rana Plaza factory tragedy, We Wear Fair Trade to...

Fair Trade product news
New and notable from Fair Trade USA

Fair Trade Holiday 2016
Ring in the holidays with Fair Trade gifts that do good!

FairHer 2016
The goal of FairHer is to celebrate the strong women of Fair Trade throughout the supply chain, from the women farmers and workers behind our favorite...

Fair Trade Month 2015
October is Fair Trade Month!

Mother's Day 2015
In honor of Mother’s Day, which falls on the same weekend as World Fair Trade Day (May 9-10), Fair Trade USA encourages families to share the love by...

Fair Trade Month - October 2014
During Fair Trade Month, retailers, brands and ethically-minded consumers join together in celebration of the global impact of Fair Trade. Visit...

Mother's Day 2014
Mother’s Day, which falls on the same weekend as World Fair Trade Day (May 10-11), is the perfect opportunity to honor moms around the world by giving...

Fair Trade Month - October 2013
October is the 10th Fair Trade Month in North America. It is a month dedicated to increasing awareness about the impact of Fair Trade and the variety...

Fair Trade Month
October is the 8th annual Fair Trade Month in the United States. Throughout the month, conscious consumers and ethically-minded brands will unite to...

Fair Trade Month 2012
October is Fair Trade Month, a time when conscious consumers and ethically-minded brands unite to celebrate and promote Fair Trade. A variety of...

Fair Trade USA's Wake Up the World! Fair Trade Breakfast
We can change the world by changing our breakfast. How? Have Fair Trade Breakfast and help Wake up the World by educating friends and family about the...


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