1 Week Left to Vote

There is one week left to vote in the Fair Trade Photo Contest, June 27-July 16!

This contest is sponsored by the  and is for the 2013 Fair Trade calendar, which according to , is the only Fair Trade calendar in N. America. There are 85 photo entries for this years contest and they are all beautiful. You can visit the to see all the entries, their credits, descriptions and full size versions. Continue reading

“Best in Fair Trade” Awards Open for Nominations of Business & Nonprofits

Fair Trade Resource Network has launched “Best in Fair Trade” Awards for N. America nonprofits & businesses. The public can nominate (by March 31), and vote, for U.S. & Canada organizations doing exemplary work in Fair Trade in 5 categories:

  • Most positive change in a producer community;
  • Outstanding long-term commitment to producers;
  • Best support of the Fair Trade movement;
  • Most effective public education program;
  • Most effective advocacy for trade policy reform.

FTRN created the contest since no awards existed to honor organizations across all major Fair Trade recognitions. Winners will be celebrated during World Fair Trade Day in May!

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