If you have been following this blog for awhile you probably know that I love Fair Trade products. You may even know the story of how I learned more about Fair Trade first hand by a Fair Trade pepper farm in Mexico and getting to attend a Fair Trade workers meeting. The bottom line is that I love that shopping Fair Trade products means that I am making a tangible difference in … [Read more...] about 12 Fair Trade Chocolate Companies That Make Delicious Treats
Looking to buy Fair Trade coffee? I totally believe in the power of Fair Trade sustainable products to create a better world with better products for everyone. I was fortunate enough to visit a Fair Trade farm a few years ago and witness the good that they can do first hand in creating schools and medical options for the farm workers. The Fair Trade Certified folks sent me a … [Read more...] about Six Fair Trade Coffee Companies You Have Got To Try!
Green living is important to me. I want to keep the earth and my own body as healthy as possible and I believe that eco-friendly choices help support those goals. I have written about Fair Trade products before and I have been lucky enough to visit a Fair Trade farm in Mexico and see first hand their farming methods and the way that the Fair Trade certification program benefits … [Read more...] about Fair Trade Foods Perfect For A Snack Attack
I was provided with Equal Exchange product and info in order to facilitate this review. Equal Exchange Coop is on a mission to build long-term trade partnerships that are economically and environmentally sound to benefit both farmers and consumers and contribute to a more equitable, sustainable future. Equal Exchange Coop Fair Trade Products Equal Exchange is the … [Read more...] about Equal Exchange Coop Fair Trade Products And Fundraising Program
I recently had the opportunity to go along with Whole Foods on a trip to DiveMex Fair Trade Pepper Farm in Mexico. It was a day packed with activity and learning. It was an eye opening experience to get to visit a Fair Trade Farm in person, look at the crop production, and attend a worker's meeting. I loved getting to learn about what Fair Trade certification … [Read more...] about A Closer Look At Fair Trade And What It Means To Farmers
Like most consumers, I had heard of responsible shopping and labels like Fair Trade had some meaning to me but until recently, I didn't have the whole picture. There is just so much to be educated on! Here I will into depth on what responsible shopping really means and how to shop responsibly. Responsible Shopping Meaning Responsible shopping has to do with … [Read more...] about Responsible Shopping- What Does It Really Mean?
If you have been shopping at Whole Foods (and other select retailers) you have probably seen Rainforest Alliance Certified flowers. You may have wondered- "What does the Rainforest Alliance seal mean?" The RA seal with the frog in the middle signifies that the producer has earned the right to display the seal by meeting sustainability standards. Why Buying … [Read more...] about Why Buy Rainforest Alliance Certified Flowers