National Fair Trade Month 2017

Reason to celebrate: October 2017 is National Fair Trade Month.

Fair Trade Month

Fair Trade Month aims to boost understanding of why fair trade is essential, and also to promote purchasing and taking advantage of socially and in a commercial sense sustainable, fair trade items instead of goods which might harm the atmosphere, the economy, towns and disadvantaged people.

3 Things to Know for Fair Trade Month
3 Things to Know for Fair Trade Month

There are a lot of things to celebrate in October, and in a way, Fair Trade Month connects them all. October is a month that shows how much people care — about other people, about living beings, about our food and about the planet. This too is the ...

Fair Trade Footwear Takes Baby Steps to Inspire Fashion World
Fair Trade Footwear Takes Baby Steps to Inspire Fashion World

October is Fair Trade Month and while there are a lot of great brands upholding those values, Oliberté is has an interesting story because it remains the world's only Fair Trade Certified™ footwear brand. PSFK caught up with its founder and CEO Tal ...

College Honors Fair Trade Month with Coffee, Bracelets and Ice Cream Info Sessions
College Honors Fair Trade Month with Coffee, Bracelets and Ice Cream Info Sessions

Throughout October, CMSA will host a number of Fair Trade Month events that raise awareness of the ideals of Fair Trade USA, a nonprofit organization that regulates transactions between U.S. companies and international suppliers. Its efforts go toward ...

Have Some Tea and Sympathy for Fair Trade Month
Have Some Tea and Sympathy for Fair Trade Month

My mother always says "traveling makes you smarter." Travel broadens the mind, and the heart. I think everyone has had the experience of being in a foreign country (or even county) and making a human connection that deepened how they view the people ...

5 Ways to Celebrate Fair Trade Month and Actually Make a Difference
5 Ways to Celebrate Fair Trade Month and Actually Make a Difference

October is Fair Trade month, a national celebration of fair trade as a concrete contribution to the global fight against poverty, climate change and economic crises. So it's the perfect time to assess whether the fair trade system is actually working ...

October is Fair Trade Month: Fair Trade USA Announces Growth and New Product ...
October is Fair Trade Month: Fair Trade USA Announces Growth and New Product ...

OAKLAND, Calif., October 1, 2015 /3BL Media/ – To kick off Fair Trade Month, Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in North America, announces the expansion of Fair Trade Certified™ products across several categories ...

Bon Appétit Management Company Moves to Fair Trade Tea
Bon Appétit Management Company Moves to Fair Trade Tea

Starting October 1, 2015, coinciding with Fair Trade Month, Bon Appétit will begin to switch all the tea it serves — including single-serve brewed and bulk-brewed (hot and cold) — to Fair Trade Certified tea.* It has selected Numi® Tea as its ...

Fair Trade Month And the Fair Trade Divide
Fair Trade Month And the Fair Trade Divide

“New York is all about small business, and Fair Trade is all about small business,” said Dr. Karl Wald. He is the owner of Mr. Ellie Pooh, a small Brooklyn-based Fair Trade business. It is easy to see that New York oozes small business – take a step ...

October 2017 is also Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Pizza Month