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.
Enroll Community Organizations
Each town must have a certain number of community organizations using or serving Fair Trade products.
Commit to Fair Trade Education and Events
Raise awareness of Fair Trade in your community through educational events, media coverage, and other activities.
Pass a Fair Trade Resolution
Work with your city or town council to pass a resolution in support of Fair Trade.