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Gifts That Do Good: Your Fair Trade Holiday Gift Guide

When you’re shopping Fair Trade, finding a meaningful, personalized gift for everyone on your list can be easy.
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We put a lot of thought into finding the perfect holiday gifts, and as we all know, the very best ones come with great stories. With a Fair Trade gift, that’s exactly what you’ll find.

When you make a Fair Trade Certified purchase, you send a gesture of kindness to the farmers and workers who made it, the responsible companies who go the extra mile, and the planet we all share. So you're not just spreading holiday cheer—you're putting your gift to work, making a real, positive difference in many people's lives.

Fair Trade's Holiday Gift Guide

Gifts that Do Good
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The holidays are just around the corner!  Time to make your list, check it twice, and start finding gifts for all of the important people in your life.  And while those homemade sweaters you gave out last year were memorable (and even fit a few people), why not make your gifts Fair Trade this year and extend the goodwill one step further- to the people behind our favorite products?  

When you choose gifts marked with the Fair Trade Certified seal, you’re saying “yes” to:

The 2016 Fair Trade Mother's Day Gift Guide

Give Gifts that Empower Moms across the Globe!
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Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and you know what that means – time to find that perfect gift for Mom, a gift that shows her just how special she is.  And while that “I <3 Mom” mug that you got her last year was cute, why not make this year’s gift Fair Trade Certified™ and spread the love to moms and women across the globe?

The Ultimate Fair Trade Father's Day Gift Guide

Honor Dad the Fair Trade Way
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Father's Day will be here before you know it, so mark your calendar: June 21, 2015!  And this year, you can really show dad you care by giving him an extra-special Fair Trade Certified gift!  Fair Trade USA's carefully-curated Father's Day Gift Guide will help you choose the perfect gift to show your dad how much you love him, while also giving back to the hard-working dads around the world.

28 Ways to Wow Mom

Make Mother’s Day the best day of her year—for under $100
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Does your mom love it when you get creative or is she a stickler for tradition? I found 28 fabulous presents—all under $100—to suit every mom, whether she likes sparkle or the spa.

Whole Trade Flowers (starting at $29.99 per dozen) at Whole Foods stores

If you're going the tried-and-true route with flowers, aim for something a little different, and give her a bouquet of gorgeous, ethically sourced, fair-trade roses from Ecuador. Pick up a bunch at your local Whole Foods.

Arwen Scarf ($40) at Prana

The Ultimate Fair Trade Mother's Day Gift Guide

Celebrate mom while giving back to moms around the world
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Mother's Day is right around the corner and it’s time to find that perfect gift; a gift that says, “You are the best! I love you! Thank you for being you!” Whether you plan ahead or scramble to find a thoughtful gift last minute, the Fair Trade Mother's Day Gift Guide is here to help. Not only will your mom appreciate her lovely gift, but it will simultaneously foster sustainable livelihood and empower communities of Fair Trade moms all over the world.

To make it easier on you, we've compiled our favorite meaningful Mother’s Day gifts in every price range. 

The Fair Trade Holiday Gift Guide

A Dozen Gifts that Give Back
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A great gift is fun yet mindful. A gift that tells a story. A gift that truly gives back. This year think outside the (100% post-consumer recycled) box and give a gift that will bring holiday cheer to your loved ones while empowering the people and communities behind the products.

View Fair Trade USA's 2014 Holiday Gift Guide.

 

 

Your Guide to a Fair Trade Mother's Day

Celebrate Mom with these Fair Trade Gifts
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Mother's Day is May 8.  Here are some Fair Trade Certified gift ideas that will make mom smile and support mothers in developing countries at the same time.

While women do much of the work on small farms and plantations, they often still face unequal treatment, discrimination, and harassment in many rural areas and in factories which have reputations for abuses. Fair Trade strives to help women realize their full potential and to get the respect in their communities that they deserve. Women hired on Fair Trade farms and plantations are guaranteed access to health care, certain job rights, and freedom from harassment so that women are able to play a strong role in their families and in their coops. Fair Trade certified farms have empowered women through opportunities for education, leadership roles, and scholarships so that girls can imagine a future where they can be their own boss.

Read more about how Fair Trade empowers women.

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Mother's Day is May 8.  Here are some Fair Trade Certified gift ideas that will make mom smile and support mothers in developing countries at the same time.

While women do much of the work on small farms and plantations, they often still face unequal treatment, discrimination, and harassment in many rural areas and in factories which have reputations for abuses. Fair Trade strives to help women realize their full potential and to get the respect in their communities that they deserve. Women hired on Fair Trade farms and plantations are guaranteed access to health care, certain job rights, and freedom from harassment so that women are able to play a strong role in their families and in their coops. Fair Trade certified farms have empowered women through opportunities for education, leadership roles, and scholarships so that girls can imagine a future where they can be their own boss.

Read more about how Fair Trade empowers women.

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