Ten Things You
Can Do for Fair Trade Farmers
- Buy Fair
Trade certified coffee. Let businesses that do carry TransFair certified coffee know that you appreciate it by buying their
an educational presentation with your friends, at a local school, church, or community group about the history of coffee trade
and the important alternative of Fair Trade. We can supply a video showing Fair Trade from a Nicaraguan farmer's perspective,
speakers and educational materials.
a Letter to the Editor about your concern for coffee farmers and your commitment to seeing more Fair Trade coffee in supermarkets
and in local cafés--we have a sample article you can use to build on!
- Ask for
Fair Trade coffee where you shop. Drop a note in the suggestion box at your local grocery store or café or even chat with
the manager! Let businesses that do carry Fair Trade Certified coffee know that you appreciate it by buying their coffee.
to the Fair Trade Coffee Campaign list server to keep updated! Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for information on how
you can help build Fair Trade in your community!
your church, city or campus to pass a Fair Trade Coffee Purchasing Restriction.
that Folgers start selling Fair Trade coffee. Send a FREE FAX to Folgers from our website. Organize a Day of Education &
Action at your local supermarket to educate consumers about the coffee crisis and get them to ask Folgers for Fair Trade coffee!!
It's easy to do! We have all the materials and information you need right here! E-mail email@example.com for a packet
a campaign in your community or on your campus! Download our new Coffee Action Pack! (PDF 2.5mb) and get networking! Check
out our On-Line database of activists coordinating local campaigns across the country!
that Starbucks increase its purchasing of Fair Trade coffee, and brew it once a week in all its stores. Fax them from our
the Fair Trade Campaign by becoming a member of Global Exchange. Our campaign wouldn't be possible without the support of
concerned people like you!