Category

Explore

Choose the Right Products for Your Table Sale

Hosting a table sale, holiday bazaar or alternative gift market is a great way to introduce your community to ethically-sourced products or make a…

Read more

Meet FarmRaiser: A Fundraising Partner

As our lives become more automated, many are looking for ways to utilize technology to boost fundraising sales, save time, and stay organized. We hear…

Read more

Encourage a switch to Equal Exchange

Fair trade. Ethically sourced. Organic. Sustainable. You’ve been hearing the buzzwords and want to do right by the small-scale farmers who produce your…

Read more

Fair Trade Sales at Monona United Methodist Church

We’re turning the spotlight on longtime Equal Exchange supporters Monona United Methodist Church in Monona, Wisconsin! Their congregation has been buying fair trade…

Read more
A little girl takes a bite out of an ear of corn inside a US farmstand

Locals Only? How to Live Your Values and Still Eat Bananas

The modern grocery basket is a true symbol of human innovation. Its contents span continents, offering a taste of all things weird and wonderful, at…

Read more
A jug of iced coffee next to a glass on a table

How to Make Iced Coffee

Iced coffee is a gift on a hot summer day, cool and delicious. And really, there’s no need to buy it at a…

Read more
two cupped hands hold dried cocoa beans

Organic Cacao: Bean to Bar

Do you know where chocolate comes from? Have you ever seen a cacao bean or a cacao pod? Most people have only experienced the end…

Read more
unloading sugarcane at the collection center in paraguay

Organic Sugar: Cane to Table

The sugar we use in our chocolate and cocoa comes from fair trade and organic sugarcane! Our co-operative partners work hard to provide a…

Read more
A boy stands in a forest

Shade-Grown Coffee

Shade-grown coffee is as natural as it comes — the low-to-the-ground plant thrives as part of a healthy ecosystem surrounded by…

Read more
A woman with a coffee scrub on her face rubs her cheeks with her fingertips

Coffee Scrub for Face and Body

Why pay for a fancy scrub when you can make one at home using fair trade ingredients? To make this scrub, we mixed Equal Exchange…

Read more
A red bag of organic fair trade coffee

The Search for Sustainable Packaging

We’ve been selling organic, fairly traded coffee since 1986 and our coffee bags are without a doubt one of our most recognizable products. When…

Read more

Sun Tea

Here comes the sun! On a hot day, it’s easy to make a refreshing beverage from fair trade and organic tea without turning on…

Read more
Women with coffee at table

Congregation Spotlight: Grandview United Methodist

Dorothy Killebrew is a member of  Grandview United Methodist Church in Lancaster, PA, one of Equal Exchange’s top faith based customers. Here is…

Read more
A cup of decaf coffee with a napkin and spoon

Decaf Coffee: We Remove Caffeine, Not Flavor

Experimenting with ways to eliminate those too-much-coffee jitters or sleep better at night? You don’t necessarily need to give up coffee. Decaf…

Read more
Avocado

Why Peruvian Avocados Matter

If you’re a U.S. consumer, 8 out of 10 times your avocado will come from Michoacán, Mexico. There are various reasons for…

Read more