Monthly Archives: January 2014

Fair Trade Cucumbers

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Today at Rainbow Grocery I found a new fair trade item, cucumbers. Still looking for a store that carries fair trade green beans which I know are out there somewhere. What a change from when the only fair trade produce you could be sure to find was bananas!

The Fancy Food Show

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This week I went to the Fancy Food Show to see and talk to the fair trade producers. I learned about a new type of fair trade called Equitable Trade which sets a price for the money received by farmers when the product sells at wholesale. It will be interesting to see if this catches on.

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