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In 1996, a small group of farmers created the Asociación de Productores de Mangos del Alto Piura (APROMALPI) on the northern coast of Peru, where, for many years, small-scale farmers have produced a variety of crops for both export and domestic markets, as well as for their own consumption.

 Collectively, APROMALPI members own 340 hectares of organic certified orchard land, with each member’s plot averaging about two hectares in size. It’s a...

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It’s very important to understand what producers are doing with Fairtrade Premiums, because the choice is not just about your ability to pay for fair trade products but about the communities where you can see practical projects in the interests of the community.

This is a school constructed from Premiums. This is not to say that our government is not making an effort to build schools in our communities. You may all be very much aware that your...

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The avocado, also referred to as the alligator pear, is a berry belonging to the family Lauraceae, which also includes culinary staples such as cinnamon and bay leaves.

The majority of avocados we eat are the Hass variety, named after its initial planter, propagator, and patent-owner, Rudolph Hass, who planted the first of its kind in California in 1920. The original tree succumbed to root fungus in 2002, after being tended by Hass’s children for 50 years after his death

In Canada, the popularity and...

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Fort McMurray, Alberta  |  June 24, 2015. St. Kateri opened its doors in August 2014. From the initial planning of the school, social justice was a priority of the administrators. The schools namesake, Saint Kateri Tekakwitha, encourages us to build a world of justice and peace among ourselves and among all nations.

 “I’m very pleased to see how our students have embraced learning about fair trade and have become more interested in...

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Stonewall, Manitoba. Thanks to the hard work and commitment by both students and staff, Stonewall Collegiate has earned the recognition of becoming Manitoba’s First Fair Trade Designated School.

“Stonewall and the surrounding area are made up of rural communities with small-town values,” states Cathy Chalmers, a teacher at Stonewall Collegiate.  “Fair trade fits in with people’s views about supporting businesses (locally and globally) in a way that is sustainable and ethical.”

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