There’s plenty to celebrate this month! Moraine Park Technical College was named the first Fair Trade technical college in the U.S in May 2015. So, we’ve now hit the one-year anniversary of this awesome honor! Also, World Fair Trade Day is coming up on May 14, and we encourage you to try to find your own ways to support the cause. Fair trade supports farmers and artisans in developing countries who are socially and economically marginalized.
If you are interested in supporting these farmers but you’re not sure where to start, perhaps considering the everyday items you purchase may be a good place to look!
Here’s three popular items many people purchase on a weekly basis that would be an awesome choice to buy from Fair Trade to show support: