Justice and Java: Coffee in a Fair Trade Market

Author: 
Deborah james
Publication Date: 
2000
Summary: 
This article covers the rise of Fair Trade coffee in the Americas, with a brief overview of the unfair labor practices and difficult working conditions faced by coffee farmers in Latin America. It details one of the first calls for Starbucks to carry Fair Trade coffee, and the difficulties faced in observing labor practices on Starbucks-supplier farms.