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Fair Trade

Economic action to create a just global economy for farmers and artisans

Green America Fair Trade Resources

Green America is pleased to provide you with the following list of Fair Trade resources:

Green America Membership
Become a member and get Fair Trade information and updates year round, including a free copy of Green America's National Green Pages™, our extensive directory of sustainable businesses.

Green America’s Guide to Fair Trade
This is our consumer education guide about Fair Trade and how you can help promote Fair Trade in your community. Order free copies today!

Green America's Fair Trade Alliance
Sign the pledge and become part of a growing network of Fair Traders. You will receive updates on the Fair Trade movement and free or discounted educational materials on Fair Trade. Learn more

Fair Trade Your Supermarket Action Resources
Green America's Fair Trade Your Supermarket campaign offers lots of resources, including postcards and shelf talkers to take action in your local supermarket. Order today! These resources can also be downlaoded so you can take action right away.

From the Fair Trade Movement...

Fair Trade Resource Network
FTRN seeks to improve people’s lives through Fair Trade alternatives by providing information, leadership, and information. FTRN gathers, develops, and disseminates educational resources to people and organizations interested in the movement to
build a more just and sustainable world through Fair Trade. Their website includes a database of fair trade events by region, downloadable fair trade teaching kits, recommended readings, and films and a resource page.

Transfair USA
A nonprofi t organization, one of 20 members of Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International (FLO) and the third-party certifi er of Fair Trade products sold in the US, TransFair USA offers a search by ZIP code on its Web site for locating stores and cafés that sell Fair Trade Certifi ed™ products near you.

Fair Trade Labeling Organizations International (FLO)
FLO is the leading international association that develops Fair Trade standards. FLO assists over 632 producer groups in gaining and maintaining Fair Trade certification.

Fair Trade Federation
The Fair Trade Federation is the trade association that strengthens and promotes North American organizations fully committed to Fair Trade. The Federation is part of the global Fair Trade movement, building equitable and sustainable trading partnerships and creating opportunities to alleviate poverty. The Fair Trade Federation Web site offers a search function by source-region for products.

Global Exchange
Online store featuring Fair Trade products, facts on fair trade and free trade agreements, information on Global Exchange Reality Tours, downloadable teacher resources and packet on fair trade chocolate curricula

United Students for Fair Trade
Connects youth and students working to promote Fair Trade through a national listserve, online forum, and map of schools where USFTers are working. USFT’s organizing guide is perfect for students interested in starting or working with a campus group, download it here.

Fair Trade Towns USA
Fair Trade Towns USA is a national initiative of cities and towns that seek recognition for their ongoing commitment to promoting and expanding the availability of Fair Trade in their communities. Businesses, community- and faith-based organizations, schools,
local governments, and individuals all take part in this effort.

Equal Exchange
Materials on how to host a Fair Trade House Party, community and student organizer tools.

World Fair Trade Organization (IFAT)
WFTO manages a global network of 350 Fair Trade organizations in 70 countries. WFTO members share the mission of improving the livelihoods and well-being of disadvantaged producers by linking and promoting Fair Trade organizations and
speaking out for greater justice in world trade.

ENGAGE
A student led initiative to provide Fair Trade rice, especially focused on Thailand, information and organizing materials on promoting Fair Trade rice in the U.S.

 


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