Author: Joel

Buy Fair Trade Products or Buy Local?

Should you buy Fair Trade products or buy local? The Fair Trade movement is focused on bringing internationally-produced products (from producers who were paid a certified Fair Trade wage) to markets around the world, primarily North America. The Buy Local movement is focused on supporting local merchants who bring to market locally-produced goods, rather than

Dutch View on a Global Problem

We were also recently approached by the National Committee for International Cooperation and Sustainable Development (NCDO) to support the latest athletic outreach in Fair Trade. This is a great opportunity for Fair Trade Sports and the NCDO to team up and improve the lives of youth through the power of sports. For those of you

World of Good by eBay

eBay and Amazon clearly deliver value to their customers. With the rising cost of gas, it’s cheaper for many people to pay a few dollars for shipping rather than drive to the mall. Using these online tools is also less stressful and more accommodating for the discerning shopper looking for positive products that are green

Fair Trade Sports Visits Kindergarden

Whenever possible, we like to enter the classroom to educate students and teachers about Fair Trade and the social and environmental benefits of our RESPECT line of Fair Trade Sports balls and Fair Trade products. During one recent visit to a kindergarden class, I discovered that the children really enjoy learning how the sports balls