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resource: Equal Exchange’s “The History of Authentic Fair Trade”

Equal Exchange just released an informative history of fair trade in pdf form. The best part is that it’s a comic book! I knew relatively little about the origin of the fair trade movement before delving into the guide. While … Continue reading

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Equal Exchange: a coffee co-op

I love anything you can drink in a mug. And until April, I worked at a local organic coffee shop where I had a great time trying out coffee roasts and tea varieties. It was there that I first heard … Continue reading

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ten thousand villages

Ten Thousand Villages may have invented the fair trade model. Founded in 1946, the company “strives to improve the livelihood of tens of thousands of disadvantaged artisans in 38 countries” by buying their goods at fair prices and selling them … Continue reading

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