Everyone knows that knowledge is power, and the best way to become an empowered conscientious consumer is to understand as much as you can about the products you are purchasing. This small library of additional sources will give you a good introduction to learn more about Fair Trade!
Guides produced by different organizations that cover subjects like Fair Trade basics, policy action guides, and the history of the coffee crisis.
Websites about Fair Trade, coffee, organic and sustainable practices, cooperatives and alternative business models, organizations, producers, and Americus local interest.
Academic essays and fact sheets about an array of Fair Trade coffee subjects, including organic coffee, Fair Trade vs free trade, etc.
The authors - including several of our members - discuss issues relating to the coffee market and sustainable living.