A Visit To Our Olive Oil Co-Op

In late November, of 2014, I spent a day with PARC, Equal Exchange’s olive oil partner. As we drove from PARC’s headquarters in Ramallah to an olive growing community, Mohammad Hmidat, Quality Control Manager for PARC, pointed out a town called Bir Zeit, where centuries ago, Palestinian olive…

Fair Trade Holiday Gift Guide

Need some help picking out gifts for friends, family or coworkers? We’ve got you covered! This year, give them something delicious and unique that supports small farmer co-ops worldwide. Here’s a list of some of our favorite Fair Trade things: Single Serve Cups Know someone who loves…

10 Tips For A Successful School Fundraiser

1. Think ahead and start your school fundraiser early. The earlier you start, the more money you can raise! Start planning your fall fundraiser in the summer and lay the groundwork for a smooth back-to-school season. Start thinking about your spring fundraiser after the new year so everyone…

Get Inspired: Four Ways To Host A Successful Fair Trade Holiday Bazaar

It’s Holiday Bazaar time! Make it unforgettable by offering Fair Trade foods and gifts that make a difference in communities around the world – from coffee and chocolate to handmade crafts and jewelry. We have everything you need to get started and keeping going strong included in our free…

Let’s Celebrate A Fair Trade Thanksgiving

At Equal Exchange, we’re celebrating a Fair Trade Thanksgiving by sharing the many things that make us feel grateful. From family and friends to the food on our tables and the farmers who grow it, there’s a lot to be thankful for! Thanksgiving is a great time to…

Celebrate Fair Trade Month With Equal Exchange

October is Fair Trade Month, and there’s a lot to celebrate! You already know that Fair Trade is important to farmers, communities and the planet, and that Equal Exchange’s partnerships help improve lives and land around the world. How will you showcase your support of better…

Trick or Treat? Why Fair Trade Halloween chocolate matters

Halloween is just around the corner, and that means it’s time for candy, trick-or-treating, costumes and more candy. Every year, Americans spend over a billion dollars on millions of pounds of Halloween chocolate — enough for every sweet tooth in the country and then some! Where does…

Drink A Better K-Cup With Equal Exchange Single Serve Coffee

The coffee world is always changing and evolving – that’s part of what makes it so exciting. Lately, there’s been a lot of buzz about Keurig* coffee makers and K-cup* single serve coffee, and everyone at Equal Exchange has been in on the conversation. We’ve been listening…

Chocolate-Covered Apples On A Stick

Ingredients 1 red apple, ideally organic and from a nearby farmer 8-16 small squares of Equal Exchange Organic Chocolate Caramel Crunch with Sea Salt bar, depending on apple size 1- 1 1/2 tsp. oil (such as vegetable oil), depending on chocolate amount Directions Wash and dry apple. Stick…