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November 2009 (slide show)

Read a complete narrative about our Fair Trade Guide editor's experience working on a Fair Trade and organic rice farm in Isaan, in the northeast of Thailand. Or watch a slide show about it below.

(While the slideshow plays, click the four-arrow button at the lower right for full-screen, and then click "show info" for captions.)




Find Alter-Eco Fair Trade rice near you by entering your ZIP code into the interactive map on their Web site, or order directly from Alter-Eco.

Keep up with the latest from Pakphum’s cooperative, by reading their blog, the Surin Farmers Collective. 

Learn more from the Alternative Agriculture Network, Bennett's employer and another organization of which Pakphum is a member. AAN focuses on a range of issues from sustainable agriculture systems to trade policy.

Download Green America’s Guide to Fair Trade.





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