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April 2015 Newsletter


Check out our most recent newsletter featuring an exciting update about our Fair Facts program! April 2015 Newsletter    

Organizational Sign On Letter in Support of Farm Workers on Sakuma Bros. Berry Farm

Member of Familias Unidas por La Justicia with soap donated by Dr. Bronner’s during the 2013 strikes at Sakuma Bros. Berry Farm. Photo courtesy of Community to Community Development. At the 2014 DFTA Annual Meeting we had the privilege of hearing from Patricio Santiago, a farm worker leader from WA State. Patricio shared with us […]

Press Release: Farmers and Farm Workers Unite to Help Consumers Understand Ethical Food Claims

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, April 2nd 2015 CONTACT: Colette Cosner 206.250.2680  Farmers and Farm Workers Unite to Help Consumers Understand Ethical Food Claims, Strengthen Movement for Integrity in Labeling Domestic Fair Trade Association adds emerging farm certification program, Equitable Food Initiative, to its growing list of market claims examined for how they address sustainable food […]

Annual Meeting Round Up

DFTA group photo

Annual Meeting Round-Up I returned from our Annual Meeting in New Orleans inspired by our membership and excited for the year ahead. Many thanks to Veggi Cooperative, Hollygrove Market, and Our School at Blair Grocery for an amazing day of site visits. Thanks to all our incredible panelists and workshop facilitators. Our gracious host, the New […]

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


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 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, […]