Join Us for DressemberNo CommentsRead more
Did you ever think that something as simple as wearing a dress could make an impact? This year, the Fair Trade Winds team wants to invite you-our followers, customers, family, and friends, to join us in our Dressember campaign!
Raise the bar: What’s in your chocolate?No CommentsRead more
How does your favorite chocolate stack up? Check out our comparison of major chocolate brands to see who coms out on top. (Hint: fair trade brands all make the grade!)
A New Fair Trade CharterNo CommentsRead more
Tuesday, September 25th, marks the 3rd anniversary of the Sustainable Development Goals, set forth by the U.N. Tackling inequality is key to reaching all 17 goals. The Fair Trade movement is uniquely poised as a proven method of business that promotes people and the planet over profits. We’ve signed on to a new Fair Trade charter that offers inspiration and a guide to anyone who wishes to see a better, fairer world.
5 Ways to Take Care of Your ClothesNo CommentsRead more
It’s time to change the way we care for our clothes. If we’re going to love our clothes, and the people who made them, we’re going to have to take better care of them!
Here are 5 tips to help you take better care of the clothes you love!
Fair Trade Cinnamon Vanilla Ice CreamNo CommentsRead more
There’s something truly special about ice cream made with real vanilla beans. You can see the tiny black flecks and it’s aroma is intoxicating! We added fair trade ceylon cinnamon to our ice cream base for a delicate, yet complex flavor that pairs perfectly with an end-of-summer stone fruit cobbler, yum!
Why Real Vanilla Should Be A LuxuryNo CommentsRead more
According to a recent BBC article, less than 1% of the world’s vanilla flavor comes from real beans. Learn more about how the rising market price of vanilla affects farmers and why buying fair trade vanilla matters more than ever.
Fair Trade Pad ThaiNo CommentsRead more
In celebration of World Fair Trade Day, we made Pad Thai (surprise!) This year’s theme was “Live Fair, one product at a time.” While meandering the aisles of our local grocery store, a fair trade label caught our eye on a package of King Soba Pad Thai Noodles. We were inspired!
Fair Trade Pineapple & Carrot CakeNo CommentsRead more
Springtime is here, so let’s eat cake! Everyone really enjoyed how moist this carrot cake was, and it is made with easy-to-find fair trade ingredients. This cake would be a delicious way to celebrate mom on Mother’s Day (hint hint!)
Fair Trade Beauty Products Choose People Over ProfitsNo CommentsRead more
When it comes to the cosmetics industry, fair trade beauty products are head and shoulders above the rest. Fair trade beauty companies like Alaffia put people and their wellness at the top of their priorities.
Fair Trade Snickerdoodle PieNo CommentsRead more
For Pi Day (3-14), we have made something that is definitely pie, based on an irresistible cookie! Eating snickerdoodles in pie form (with gooey cinnamon) is now our favorite way to eat them.