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RELEASE: Registration Opens for 2016 National Domestic Fair Trade Conference

For Immediate Release: November 3, 2016   Contact: Erika A. Inwald, (347) 589-3398 einwald@thedfta.org   RELEASE: Registration Opens for 2016 National Domestic Fair Trade Conference: Fair Trade and Racial Justice in Our Agricultural System   Brooklyn, NY – On December 9-11, 2016, the Domestic Fair Trade Association (DFTA) is hosting the National Domestic Fair Trade … >More


RELEASE: The Domestic Fair Trade Association Launches New Website, Including New Logo

For Immediate Release: November 3, 2016   Contact: Erika A. Inwald, (347) 589-3398 einwald@thedfta.org   RELEASE: The Domestic Fair Trade Association Launches New Website, Including New Logo   Brooklyn, NY – In order to better represent our work, the Domestic Fair Trade Association (DFTA) is launching a new website and officially changing our logo.   … >More


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 colette@thedfta.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 … >More


DFTA Issues Statement on Fair Trade USA leaving Fairtrade International

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DFTA Issues a Call for Transparency and Accountability to Fair Trade USA Boston, MA, March 29, 2012 – DFTA has issued a call to Fair Trade USA to be accountable to the fair trade movement in North America, transparent about processes and policies, and authentically engage stakeholders.  Read the statement.   The … >More


Fair Trade Certifiers and Stakeholder Groups Sign Agreement to Work Toward Collaboration and Accountability in Fair Trade

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Fair Trade Certifiers and Stakeholder Groups Sign Agreement to Work Toward Collaboration and Accountability in Domestic Fair Trade Boston, MA, February 1, 2011 The Domestic Fair Trade Association announced today that organizations engaged in fair trade and social justice standard-setting and certification have signed an agreement to work cooperatively and with a … >More


DFTA Resolution on Climate Action

For Immediate Release December 8, 2010 Contact: Kerstin Lindgren, kerstin@www.thedfta.org, 617-680-9862 DFTA Resolution on Climate Change Action On the occasion of the 3rd Annual Meeting of the Domestic Fair Trade Association, gathered on December 8th, 2010, in Santa Cruz, CA; Recognizing the devastating impact of climate change on the environment and particularly for farmers, agricultural … >More


Farmer Direct First to Receive Domestic Fair Trade Certification

Farmer Direct First to Receive Domestic Fair Trade Certification FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media contact:Jason Freemanjason@farmerdirect.coop 306.352.2444 REGINA, Saskatchewan, Canada—June 07, 2010—Farmer Direct Co-operative Ltd. (FDC), a farmer-owned business of 70 certified organic family farms is the first business in Canada and the United States to receive domestic fair trade certification. People usually associate fair trade … >More