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Welcome to Our New Website

DFTA t-shirts are now available. $25 includes shipping. When ordering, specify size (S, M, L, XL, XXL).

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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

Annual Meeting 2013 Slideshow

Thank you to everyone who attended our 2013 Annual Meeting hosted by Farmworker Association of Florida. We had a blast and hope you did too. Check out our slideshow from this unique gathering of leaders from across the food and farming system. DFTA Annual Meeting 2013  

June 2013 Newsletter

Click here to read our June Newsletter

Fair Trade USA’s Draft Labeling Policy

By Fair World Project In April, Fair Trade USA released a new draft labeling policy for multi-ingredient products, proposing to maintain a threshold requirement of just 20% fair trade ingredients while eliminating the requirement that all ingredients available as fair trade be included in fair trade form ( commercial availability ) and without adopting a [...]

Farmworker Convocation on Domestic Fair Trade

On May 18th -19 farmworkers from across the U.S. gathered in Bellingham, WA for the 2nd Annual National Farmworker Convocation. Hosted by Community to Community Development, and facilitated in partnership with Centro Campesino, the gathering served as an opportunity for dialogue and reflection on the future of domestic fair trade and the role of farmworkers [...]

Food Sovereignty and Immigration Reform

The Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013 is a massive and complex piece of legislation with dramatic implications for anyone who cares about fair, healthy, and sustainable food and farming systems. In their recent Huffington Post article, “Care About Food Then Care About Immigration Reform Too!”, authors Navina Khann, Joann Lo [...]

Read our July E-Newsletter

July newsletter topics include save-the-date for the DFTA Annual Meeting and profile of Annual Meeting host Swanton Berry Farm.