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  • Fair Trade Or, a lesson in smart shopping, Or, why children should go to school instead of using machetes, Or, how to reduce poverty and human trafficking, Or, how to buy coffee, chocolate and other good things so the farmer can survive and thrive.
  • Where does coffee come from?
  • How do we get coffee?
  • Where does chocolate come from?
  • How do we get chocolate?
  • Remember trafficking?
    • BBC Panorama – Chocolate: the Bitter Truth
    • Fair Trade is a way to
    • buy coffee, tea, chocolate and other goods and
    • avoid trafficking, child labor and other problems, and
    • help reduce poverty
    • all at the same time.
  • What is fair trade?
    • A global trade model and certification that allows shoppers to quickly identify products that were produced in an ethical manner.
  • Fair Trade
  • Fair Trade Principles
    • Fair prices and credit
    • Fair labor conditions
    • Direct trade
    • Democratic and transparent organizations
    • Community development
    • Environmental sustainability
    • Source: http://fairtradeusa.org/resource-library/faq
  • How is fair trade different than regular trade?
    • Source: Catholic Relief Services Fair Trade, www. crsfairtrade .org/
  • Fair Trade products
    • Source: http://www.fairtradeusa.org/sites/default/files/Almanac%202010_0.pdf
  • What can I buy certified fair trade?
    • Coffee
    • Tea
    • Sugar
    • Chocolate/cocoa
    • herbs, fresh fruit and vegetables, beans and grains, flowers, nuts, oils and butters, honey and spices, wine and apparel, soccer balls.
  • Where can I buy fair trade food?
    • Publix, Kroger, other stores?
    • Online
      • Equal Exchange
    • Starbucks: Café Estima Blend ®
  • Publix on Abercorn
  • Publix on Abercorn
  • Publix on Abercorn
  • What else should I buy fairly?
    • Jewelry
    • Shrimp
    • Rugs
    • Local produce
    • Arts/Crafts
      • Ten Thousand Villages
      • WMU worldcrafts.org
      • Store on Bull Street
      • Bead for Life
  • Questions?