Fair Trade

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The Fair Trade Handbook

Building a Better World, Together

Framed within the common goal of advancing trade justice and South-North solidarity, The Fair Trade Handbook presents a broad interpretation of fair trade and a wide-ranging dialogue between … ; ; 240 View
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Why Write a Book on Fair Trade?

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In the introductory chapter, the editors describe the genesis of the book, its goals, and its structure. ; ; 7 $0.70 Add
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A Lively Bean that Brightens Lives

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This illustrated chapter tells the story of Ethiopian coffee in comicbook form. 13 $1.30 Add
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Colonialism

How Unfair Trade Changed the World

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This chapter provides a short history of colonialism, and describes how the economic benefits of colonialism flowed from the colonized to the colonizers, especially through a process of resource … 10 $1.00 Add
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Trade Is Not Gender Neutral

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In this chapter, the authors describe the ways in which inequality is related to the uneven ways in which women and men are incorporated into the global economy. Some trade can place women-run … 10 $1.00 Add
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Climate Justice?

Wake Up, Canada, and Smell the Coffee!

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This chapter concerns Canadian efforts to slow climate change, or the lack thereof. Continued inaction means that Indigenous peoples will be first and most effected. The author suggests … 11 $1.10 Add
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From (Invisible) Coffee Farmer to Undocumented Construction Worker

The Life and Death of Álvaro Vargas Fonseca

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In this chapter, the author outlines the chain of events that led to the death of a Costa Rican coffee farmer in a Toronto construction site. 10 $1.00 Add
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Putting Southern Farmers First

Journeys to Decolonization

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This chapter is a conversation between a Colombian coffee farmer and a worker-member of Just Us! Coffee Roasters Co-op. 9 $0.90 Add
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A Brief History of Fair Trade

From Charity to Autonomy and Justice

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This chapter examines the complex relationships between small producer organizations and Northern NGOs. It concludes with a brief account of the causes of the mission drift within the certifying … 12 $1.20 Add
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The Roots of Fair Trade and SPP

My Experiences Alongside Small Producers

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In this chapter, the author shares some of his experiences in the fair trade movement, from the origins of what is now the Fairtrade label to the creation and consolidation of the Small Producers … 11 $1.10 Add
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The Only Banana You Should Buy

Changing Canadian Minsets to Choose Fairtrade

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In this chapter, the authors examine the roots of cheap banana thinking and the alternative that Fairtrade provides. They also share success stories from a couple of retailers whose responsible … 11 $1.10 Add
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Footprints for Change

An Indigenous Entrepreneur Weaves Traditional Teachings into His Fair Trade Coffee Business

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This chapter concerns Birch Bark Coffee, a fair trade coffee business begun by Mark Marsolais-Nahwegahbow, an Ojibwe man. For every 100 coffee bags sold in retail stores and for every 50 bags … 10 $1.00 Add
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How Fair Trade Powers the Sugar Revolution

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This chapter explores fair trade in the sugar industry; how sugar farmers are often deprived of market access; and how a Paraguayan co-operative is positively disrupting the status quo. 8 $0.80 Add
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Wear It!

Moving the Fashion Industry Forward

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This chapter discusses how the fashion industry can move toward more ethical and sustainable choices, including an explanation of how the circular economy can be applied to fashion, using … 11 $1.10 Add
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Fair Trade, Firsthand

Connecting Northern Consumers with Southern Producers

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In this chapter, the author describes the positive impact of "fair trade origin trips," which allow participants to hear firsthand the stories of transformation and change that have … 10 $1.00 Add
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The Sustainable Development Goals as a Global Framework

Where Fair Trade Fits

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This chapter focuses on the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals, which outline targets and goals that are formatted to allow for broad interpretation though whatever system is … 11 $1.10 Add