Happy World Fair Trade Day! Check out this short video featuring DFTA farm worker leaders talking about what domestic fair trade means to them. This is the first in a series we’ll be releasing throughout May featuring the diverse voices of our movement. Enjoy!
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
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, April 2nd 2015 CONTACT: Colette Cosner 206.250.2680 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 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
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
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