Update on Sakuma Bros. Berry Boycott

On May 8th the Domestic Fair Trade Association accompanied members of Familias Unidas por La Justicia, Community to Community Development and Fair World Project to a meeting at Driscoll’s headquarters in Watsonville, CA. The meeting was called in response to the delivery of a Fair World Project petition containing over 10,000 signatures calling on Driscoll’s to … >More

DFTA Farmers Call for Strong and Timely Worker Protection Standards

    To add your farm or farmer association to this letter please contact Margaret Reeves of Pesticide Action Network North America.               FARMERS’ STATEMENT IN SUPPORT OF A STRONG AND TIMELY WORKER PROTECTION STANDARD We the undersigned are diverse farm organizations and farmers living and working in … >More

Event: Cultivating Social Sustainability in Our Food System

                            FRIDAY, June 5th 6pm The Profile Suite 200 375 Water Street Vancouver, BC There is so much interest in food, yet no interest in the hands that pick that food As consumers are increasingly asking for food chains transparency, widespread labour … >More

VIDEO: World Fair Trade Day Message from DFTA Farm Worker

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!   [youtube_sc url=””]

April 2015 Newsletter

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

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 … >More

Annual Meeting Round Up

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 … >More

August 2014

Hot off the press! Check out our August Newsletter