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Fair Trade USA Launches Fair Trade Certified Coconuts

Posted by in Uncategorized on 13th April, 2015 | No Comments

A farmer works to replant coconut treesAmid coconut boom, Fair Trade certification empowers farmers and workers to improve their lives and protect the environment. Although coconut products are booming in popularity, the individuals producing them are not always reaping the rewards. There is a significant gap between skyrocketing sales in North America and poverty level incomes earned by farmers in key coconut producing economies.

Valentine’s Day Action Kits are Here!

Posted by in Uncategorized on 27th January, 2015 | No Comments

Valentine’s Day is a HUGE holiday for chocolate and this year show your love by taking action for Fair Trade! Available in short supply and until Feb 1 only, this kit supports Fair Trade artisans and farmers – producing wonderful chocolate you can enjoy!

Top 5 Winter Wonderland Earrings

Posted by in Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign, Global Exchange Store Updates, Uncategorized on 21st November, 2014 | No Comments

E6Walking into winter months when jackets and scarves become a necessity, a bold pair of Fair Trade earrings is an easy way to maintain your personal style, uplift your spirit, and participate in the greater economic good. This season Global Exchange’s offering of Fair Trade earrings are fantastic! My top 5 favorites are….

When Global Exchange Met Ghirardelli

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Featured, Uncategorized on 13th October, 2014 | 2 Comments

After months of pressure, specialty chocolate company, Ghirardelli, sat down with us to talk about the cocoa supply sourcing that the company does in West Africa vs Fair Trade.