Fair Trade: Helping More Than Farmers

Fair trade doesn't simply benefit social causes; environmental sustainability is also among its principles, according to TransFair USA, the only third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States. So where can you find some fair trade products? Let's take a look-see.

green LA girl tells us where to find fair trade vanilla beans.

Knit-Write's secret pal sent her goods from a Mennonite company specializing in fair trade.

Candy Blog profiles the fair trade chocolate I handed out on Halloween — the same one my (chocophile) better half awarded the highly-coveted prize "Best Chocolate of the Entire Year."

BlogHer Green and Eco-conscious Editor mipmup also blogs at mipmup.

Photo credit: TransFair USA by Max Havelaar France