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.

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Campaign Progress

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.



Katie Thomas