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Hello World!

My name is Caroline Parizeault-Pop and I work at Artemano with Eyal Shoam (one of the company’s co-owners). From the moment I started working with this company, it was clear that I wasn’t dealing with a money-oriented business but rather a company who really cared about what they did and how they did it. 185 more words

Artemano

On the Web: Fair Trade Federation Principles

http://www.fairtradefederation.org/fair-trade-federation-principles/

The Fair Trade Federation Principles have been created using the global principles of the World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO) as their foundation. The Fair Trade Federation and the World Fair Trade Organization recognize and uphold each other’s principles, and work together as allied organizations to promote greater equity in international trade… 647 more words

On The Web

Helen Heap

Over the next two and a half weeks, I will be documenting designers involved in this year’s Fairly Fashionable? challenge. Participants across Australia have just over two weeks to design and create a garment celebrating the ethically sourced fabric they received at the launch on 1st April, which culminates in a Fair Trade fashion show on… 201 more words

Black Gold

Another early school day for me!

After weeks of agonizing and changing my mind too many times to count, I decided to do my Master’s dissertation on fair trade coffee. 143 more words

Art

Melissa Westwood

Over the next two and a half weeks, I will be documenting designers involved in this year’s Fairly Fashionable? challenge. Participants across Australia have just over two weeks to design and create a garment celebrating the ethically sourced fabric they received at the launch on 1st April, which culminates in a Fair Trade fashion show on… 150 more words

In the Media: Chocolate Is a Bittersweet Way of Life in Ghana

from NBC News

“Cocoa is a commodity,” explained Elan Emanuel, senior cocoa manager at Fair Trade USA. “From bean to bar there are many supply chain actors. 52 more words

Slavery

are strawberries next on the menu for the CIW?

The director of Food Chains, Sanjay Rawal, released a small mini-documentary on the struggle of strawberry pickers and the harm they face in physical ailments and an abundance of pesticides and other harmful chemicals.   414 more words

Immokalee