fair trade

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A movement which strives for fair treatment for farmers. In a fair trade agreement, farmers, who in other situations might be more susceptible to the will of the purchaser, will negotiate with the purchasers in order to receive a fair price for their products. Farmers who engage in fair trade also aim to pay their workers a fair price, and engage in environmentally-friendly practices.

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I like fair trade because it helps struggling farmers and makes me feel good about the products I eat and consume.
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It is always important to try to come to a fair trade agreement so that both sides walk away from the table happy.
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In an effort to be more socially conscious and responsible the store started stocking fair trade coffee where we knew the bean farmers had properly paid their workers and were treated ethically.
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