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August 2014

Hot off the press! Check out our August Newsletter

May 2014

May Newsletter 2014!

February 2014

February Newsletter 2014

ACTION ALERT: Strengthen the EPA’s Worker Protection Standards for Farmworkers

For the first time in 20 years, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing stronger regulations to protect farmworkers from pesticide exposure. Until August 18th, public allies and supporters of justice for farmworkers have an opportunity to contribute to this historic moment and ensure the changes reflect positive and progressive change. How to submit public [...]

Domestic Fair Trade in the News

Check out “Confusion on Aisle Four: Making Sense of Fair Trade Food Labeling” , a great article in the Seattle Globalist by Anna Goren exploring the DFTA evaluation program launched on World Fair Trade Day. “Before you decide to revolt and eat nothing but cheese puffs from now until eternity, take a look at the DFTA’s bottom line [...]

First Domestic Fair for Life Project in North America

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Check out the press release below from DFTA member, Institute for Marketecology, about their first domestic fair trade endeavor in North America!   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 8/8/2014 Contact: Kerry Hughes  kerry.hughes@imo-control.org FIRST DOMESTIC FAIR FOR LIFE PROJECT IN NORTH AMERICA Citadelle obtains fair trade certification thanks to the continued commitment and cooperation of its members. Weinfelden, [...]

Nuevo Recurso Para Los Consumidores del DFTA

Confundido sobre las etiquetas de tica en su comida Recurso para los consumidores del DFTA Si usted es como yo, puede sentirse abrumado cuando entra a una tienda de comida. Intenta ser un consumidor responsable, buscando productos con tica cuando le es posible, pero hay que navegar tantas aseveraciones que es dif cil saber donde [...]

Confused About Ethical Labels on Your Food? New Consumer Resource from Domestic Fair Trade Association

If you are anything like me, you can feel overwhelmed when you walk into a grocery store. You try to be a responsible consumer, seeking out ethical products when you can, but there are so many claims to navigate, it s difficult to know where to start. I want to support small-scale farms producing organic [...]

New Consumer Resource from DFTA!

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The DFTA’s evaluations of social justice and fair trade market claims are live on our website and ready to promote. We’ve received some great feedback from our membership and now we are ready to share this fantastic resource far and wide. Here are a couple of easy ways to help us get the word out [...]

DFTA 2013 Annual Report

Check out our year in review! DFTA Annual Report