Taos, New Mexico
In February 2008, town council members in Taos, New Mexico passed a resolution and enacted stringent guidelines for the coveted Fair Trade Towns designation. Taos is the first Fair Trade Town in New Mexico, the first in the Western United States, and the firth nationally.
Build Your Team
The Fair Trade committee provides leadership and direction for your campaign.
Reach out to Retailers
Work with retail locations in your town to offer two or more Fair Trade products.
Engage Your Town
Each town must have a certain number of community organizations using or serving Fair Trade products.
Get Some Love from the Media
Broadcast how local action can deliver life changing benefits to farmers and artisans.
Engage Your Local Government
Build long-lasting relationships with your local government and pass a Fair Trade resolution.