October is Fair Trade month

Fair Trade certified goods — particularly coffee, chocolate, bananas and flowers — help some of the world’s poorest women and children have a better life and a better environment. And in some cases it creates a healthier situation for the consumer as well (ex: fertilizers used on flowers).

And it’s totally sexy …

One thought on “October is Fair Trade month

  1. Fair trade is good if both parties agree to it…which is why free trade is always fair. However, forcing everyone to accept “Fair Trade” is unfair and often harmful for the world’s poor.

    Forced “fair trade” has the effect of putting low skilled poor out of work in developing countries.

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