Fair Trade Towns

The Fair Trade Towns Campaign empowers you to team up with each sector of your community to explore the positive impact of Fair Trade purchasing.Activate your community’s commitment to social justice and global solidarity through Fair Trade.  
Take the challenge with hundreds of other to achieve our 5 comprehensive steps:
1.  Build a Team
2.  Reach Out to Retailers
3.  Engage Community Organizations
4.  Get Some Love from the Media
5.  Engage Local Government

Fair Trade News

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    Fair Trade: A Movement for All

    February 3, 2017

    True fair trade is about mutually beneficial relationships rooted in trust and respect spanning geographic and cultural boundaries. As a global movement, fair trade brings attention to people around the world who work under exploitative conditions and highlights the true costs of goods in global supply chains. Organizations and activists, businesses and brands, farmers, workers […]

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    Resources to Re-Energize Your Campaign

    January 31, 2017

    Did you know that there are now over 250 active Fair Trade campaigns across the country? We know that our Fair Trade advocates are working hard everyday to grow the Fair Trade movement in their community – whether it be their college/university, town, school or congregation. In 2017, we want your campaign be as successful […]

  • Aprocassi: San Ignacio, Peru

    Coffee Is Not Produced Alone

    January 12, 2017

    Social transformation through Fair Trade cooperatives in Peru How often do we think about the source of where our coffee comes from, if at all? Brought from thousands of miles away, do we know whether the people who farm and harvest the coffee beans are fairly compensated for their labor? Last October, I got a […]

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