Fair Trade Towns

Fair Trade Towns 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 sustainability and social justice through Fair Trade.  

Fair Trade News

  • How the University of Iowa Became the First Fair Trade University in the Big Ten

    May 22, 2020

    Wow, we made the University of Iowa a Fair Trade University! The news broke on April 8th after the President signed our resolution. Honestly, this was a shock to me. I did not expect administration to be focused on procurement policies during a global pandemic, but hey, I’m not complaining! Now that we’ve achieved our […]

  • We’re Hiring: 2020-21 Fellowship Applications Now Open!

    April 16, 2020

    Learn more and apply here: https://bit.ly/FTC2020-21Fellow Are you passionate about Fair Trade and social justice? Are you a student or recent graduate looking for rewarding part-time work? Do you want to gain hands-on experience supporting grassroots organizers, developing leaders, building regional networks, and executing communications strategies? If you answered yes to any of these questions, […]

  • Advocacy in the Time of COVID-19

    April 6, 2020

    By Billy Linstead Goldsmith, Director of Fair Trade Campaigns. As we all grapple with the upheaval to our everyday lives, our attention is naturally becoming hyper-focused on the things and people immediately surrounding us. For students, campuses closing with little warning has interrupted close friendships and campus initiatives. New learning styles are now required and […]

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