The true cost of chocolate production has been paid by cocoa-producing communities in the service of profit for a few. This must change.
Honor farmworkers during National Farmworker Awareness Week by learning about the work of these 18 organizations supporting farmworkers’ rights and wellbeing.
A sustainable soap company is paving the way for using sustainable agricultural practices which can be used to build a better food system.
“We want to make sure that everyone who is involved in the production of our raw materials… that those lives are being respected and that labor is not being exploited,” says David Bronner on Food Talk.
“Coffee is a family business, and by family I also mean a community business, it relies on everybody.” Steingard explains, “Let’s affect not just the farmer and him or herself but also the family and the community.”
On “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” Executive Director of Fairtrade America Hans Theyer talks about what it takes to support the faces behind the world’s food.
National Coffee Day in the United States is September 29. Choosing more sustainable options can support farmers and help drive demand for sustainable coffee. This year, Fairtrade America and Conservation International suggests celebrating coffee in a way that honors the people and the work that goes into it.