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    International Tea Day – Celebrate the Farmers and Workers who bring Fairtrade to Your Cup

    11 December 2019 by Ian Brown, Fairtrade Canada. Images © Fairtrade International.

    On December 15 we celebrate International Tea Day. This is a relatively new global observance, having been developed in India in 2005 to draw attention to tea-producing countries and the farmers and workers who grow, pick, and process tea leaves. I’m on my second mug of the morning as I write this, and as a tea-lover working in Fairtrade, I wanted to share some of the facts, figures, and impact stories that inspire me on a daily basis.

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  • Support a Fair Deal for Farmers in 2017

    2 January 2017 by Ian Brown, Fairtrade Canada

    After the indulgences of the holiday season, many of us see the new year as a chance to think about how we want to improve our lives. When you’re making resolutions this week, think of how small changes to your purchases can make a big difference in the lives of producers around the world. 

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