Tag: fair trade

Alternative Fairs and Markets

Recently, some certified Fair Trade soccer balls and volleyballs were donated to the annual American Martyrs Catholic Church of Manhattan Beach auction by one of our customers (shout out to Tom Hoffarth). Churches have been a gathering point for people for centuries and it’s important that the folks that attend these gatherings get educated about

Fair Trade Visiting Schools

It’s that time of the year! You’re a college student, getting ready for a new year of exciting classes (and maybe some not-so-exciting ones too). It seems there’s not enough time in the day between work, school and exams. The world is more demanding than ever on our young adults. Nevertheless, we’ve heard some great

Free trade vs Fair Trade

Is Fair Trade the perfect system, without flaws? No. But to quote the quotable Ben Harper, ‘What good is a cynic with no better plan?’ “Fair Trade” is often compared to “free trade” in popular media. Here’s a brief clarification: Fair Trade Fair Trade is a trading partnership, based on dialogue, transparency, and respect, that