Reliable sources for information on authentic Fair Trade
- The History of Fair Trade Buying and Selling– Good recap of the history & principles of Fair Trade, plus several valuable links for more information. [January 2018]
Reports & News Stories:
- Why Your Morning Coffee Could Be the Product of Child Labor (Faster Times, November 2011)
- Combating Slavery in Coffee and Chocolate Production, by Jeff Nall (Toward Freedom, January 2012)
- Global Coffee Trade [PDF] (Stanford University)
- Support Authentic Fair Trade (January 2012)
- Mexican Small Farmers Speak Out (December 2011)
- Support Small Farmers (December 2011)
Dean’s Beans – Information & FairTrade coffee from a vendor who is committed to 100% Fair Trade.
Death Wish Coffee – Coffee roaster in upstate NY (near Saratoga Springs) that is committed to coffee that is Fair Trade & organic. Their page on FairTrade has a great list of resources on Fair Trade & Coffee!
Equal Exchange – One of the original FairTrade organizations—a great source of information as well as Fair Trade products!
Fair Trade Federation – the trade association that strengthens and promotes North American organizations fully committed to Fair Trade.
Fair Trade Resource Network – an information hub designed to grow the fair trade movement, a market that values the people who make the food we eat and the goods we use.
Global Exchange – Has many programs to promote justice, including this comprehensive Fair Trade program.
The History of Fair Trade Buying and Selling – Good recap of the history & principles of Fair Trade, plus several valuable links for more information.
[updated January 2020]