Fair Trade Your Holidays – 2019

Kylie Nealis November 14, 2019

To help take some of the stress out of your holiday preparations, we’ve rounded up a collection of Fair Trade gift guides and recipes right here.
Did we miss your holiday favorites? Share in the comments below!

The holiday season is a time to gather and give thanks with family and friends. However you celebrate, adding Fair Trade to your festivities spreads the holiday cheer to farmers, workers and artisans around the world.

With every Fair Trade gift your give and every Fair Trade ingredient you use, your purchase supports sustainable livelihoods and helps fund development projects in producer communities.
Learn more about your impact.

Fair Trade Gifts

Fair Trade USA
Find gifts for the adventurer, the home chef, the little one, and everyone else on your list – including gifts under $25! – with Fair Trade USA’s 2019 Holiday Gift Guide.

Fair Trade Federation
From home goods and holiday decor to clothing and accessories, Fair Trade Federation’s 2019 Holiday Gift Guide is full of unique products that are handcrafted by small-scale artisans and farmers from around the world.

Fairtrade America

Coffee and chocolate, clothing and accessories – choose gifts that give back with Fairtrade America’s 2019 Holiday Gift Guide.

Fair Trade Judaica
Fair Trade your Jewish Holidays with these excellent resources from Fair Trade Judaica, including a menorah made by fair trade artisans and information on Fair Trade and Jewish values.

CRS Ethical Trade
CRS Ethical Trade encourages shoppers to put ethically produced gifts on their list this holiday season. Take a look at their Ethical Trade Gift Guide for a range of gift ideas from jewelry to ethical coffee.

NYC Fair Trade Coalition
Enjoy the holidays knowing you’re supporting small businesses, female entrepreneurs, ethical products, and much much more! All businesses are committed to supporting the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. Check out NYCFT’s Holiday Gift Guide.


Fair Trade Recipes

Paleo Magic Cookie Bars from Real Food with Jessica

Fair Trade ingredients: chocolate, coconut flour, coconut oil 

Harvest Apple Coffee from Heather Baird
Fair Trade ingredients: coffee, sugar, cinnamon 

Vegan Pumpkin and Sage Gnocchi from Pacific Foods
Fair Trade ingredients: Cashew Beverage 

Fair Trade Scallop Vol au Vent Fair Trade ingredients: Scallops

Or try making your favorite holiday recipes with Fair Trade ingredients, and let us know how it goes! Leave a comment or tag us on social @FTCampaigns to show us what’s cooking.

Happy Holidays from all of us at
Fair Trade Campaigns!

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Kylie Nealis, National Organizer for Fair Trade Colleges & Universities

Kylie brings over 5 years of community organizing and non-profit experience to Fair Trade USA, previously working with Global Exchange and Sierra Club. At Global Exchange she took on a variety of roles including Community Rights Program Associate, Fair Trade Campaign Coordinator, Fair Trade Store Sales Associate and Interim Director of Operations. For the past two years she worked in the Executive Office at Sierra Club providing support to C-level staff and the Board of Directors. Kylie is knowledgeable and passionate about Fair Trade, climate and energy issues, human rights and social and economic justice. Kylie graduated from UC Santa Cruz with a BA in Community Studies and Politics. She also lived in Thailand for 5 years and is conversational in Thai and learning Spanish. In her free time, Kylie enjoys being outdoors, hiking and traveling.