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Where We Stand

Reflections on Fair Trade and Immigration

How do your fellow parishioners react when you propose fairly traded coffee for sale or fellowship hour? Do you get a yawn, or a pat…

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The Citizen-Consumer Dilemma, Part Three: The Action Forum

By Rob Everts, President  In The Citizen-Consumer Dilemma, Part One and Part Two, we discussed many of the challenges facing consumers, and many other…

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The Small Producer Symbol: What Does It Stand For?

In the last year, you may have noticed a new logo on the package of your coffee: the Small Producer Symbol. The SPP (the acronym…

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Infographic: Small Farmer Tea Vs. Conventionally Traded Tea

At Equal Exchange, we believe that “Fair Trade” means “small farmer,” and our relationships with tea growers reflect that. Our tea comes from democratically organized…

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Halloween Chocoalte

Trick or Treat? Why Fair Trade Halloween chocolate matters

Halloween is just around the corner, and that means it’s time for candy, trick-or-treating, costumes and more candy. Every year, Americans…

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Our Cup Of Organic Tea: Empowered Farmers, Better Trade

When do you enjoy our fairly traded, organic tea? Whether it’s a warm cup in the morning or tall glass of iced tea on…

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Child Labor in the Cocoa Industry

For many, Halloween is all about candy, and A LOT of that will be chocolate. In fact, in the U.S. alone adults will spend…

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