What's Fair Trade mean?

11/15/07 Mitch E. Perry
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Fair Trade Certification allows farmers and farm workers around the world to lift themselves out of poverty by investing in their farms and communities, protecting the environment and developing business skills necessary to compete in the global marketplace.

Michael Conroy is chairman of the Trans Fair USA, the leading independent third party certifier of Fair Trade products. WMNF spoke with him this morning but because of an unfortunate sound connection, my questions were recorded.

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