Fair Trade Coffee Resources and Links
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Every time you purchase Higher Grounds coffees, you are participating in a humane alternative to an economic system that has disastrous social and environmental consequences for the developing world.
(formerly the Human Bean Company)
Colorado-based Zapatista solidarity coffee company that raises awareness and support for the Zapatistas through coffee production and education. To learn more about the political situation of the Mut Vitz cooperative, email Kerry Appel.
Cafe Campesino is a 100% Fair Trade coffee company that founded Cooperative Coffees, an importing cooperative for Fair Trade roasters. Based in Americus, Georgia; Bill Harris, 912-924-2468.
Leading the Fair Trade revolution in NZ
A fair trade company ensuring that artisans are paid a fair and living wage for home décor and household goods.
Our gourmet coffees help raise living standards for farmers and their communities while protecting the environment.
Offering Bishops Blend, a premium line of Certified Fair Trade, organic, and shade-grown coffees from Central America and Indonesia.
An independent nonpartisan community organization located in the Ocean Beach community of San Diego, California.
100% Fair Trade coffee company that purchases from Mut Vitz. Takes organized tours to visit coffee growing regions, and organizes speaking tours of Mayans to raise awareness in the US. 651-592-4143.
Partnered with a Swiss chocolatier to create Art Bars; exquisite Swiss chocolate that is both 100% organic and Fair Trade Certified. Ten percent of profits is donated to art education organizations.
Other organizations that have signed onto the Starbucks Fair Trade Campaign along with the Organic Consumers Association:
STARC Alliance (Students Transforming and Resisting Corporations)
An association of fair trade wholesalers, retailers, and producers whose members are committed to providing fair wages and good employment opportunities to economically disadvantaged artisans and farmers worldwide.
Equal Exchange was founded in 1986 to create a new approach to trade, one that includes informed consumers, honest and fair trade relationships and cooperative principles. As a worker-owned co-op, we have accomplished this by offering consumers fairly traded gourmet coffee direct from small-scale farmer co-ops in Latin America, Africa and Asia.
The TransFair “Fair Trade Certified” logo indicates that importers paid farmers a living wage of at least $1.26 per pound. TransFair coordinates independent monitors who travel to coffee plantations and ensure that they adhere to Fair Trade principles.
Founded in 1996 as a fair trade initiative of the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy. Markets 100% Fair Trade coffee from Guatemala and southern Mexico.
Scott Patterson, Minneapolis, 612-870-3440
An index of Web resources pertaining to "the environmental consequences of cultivating and processing coffee as well as the means of improving organic cultivation and the biological diversity surrounding this crop."
An organization of 200 campuses working on a national campaign to stop sweatshops. Issues of economic and social justice both on our campuses, in our cities and globally.