World Fair Trade Day 2017

Every Purchase Counts!

WORLD FAIR TRADE DAY

is a global celebration on May 13th.

 

The purpose: to showcase the small-scale producers at the heart of the fair trade movement and the contributions they make to healthy and sustainable communities around the world. When you choose authentic fair trade goods, your purchase casts a vote for small-scale farmers, producers, and artisans around the world.

 World Fair Trade Day

Fair for Farmers—and the Soil

Fair trade is a movement that empowers farmers to organize and earn a livelihood within the highly competitive global marketplace. Through organizing, they tend to what matters most—their family, communities, and the environment. Through organic and regenerative farming practices, small-scale farmers are able to feed 80% of the world’s people on just a fraction of the land.

Dedicated fair trade brands, such as those taking part in the World Fair Trade Day campaign, partner with these producers on organic development, training, and restoration projects to build a supply chain that is more fair and helps sustain the planet.

Small-scale farmers using regenerative agriculture practices have been shown to help reverse the trends of climate change—that’s why supporting farmer organizations & the companies who partner with them is more important than ever!

 


Fair trade farmer who supplies Serendipol, Dr. Bronner’s fair trade & organic coconut oil project in Sri Lanka