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Proud member of the Fair Trade Federation

by Shannon Riesenfeld February 20, 2019

Proud member of the Fair Trade Federation

BIG NEWS!  We are so thrilled to share that Mango + Main is the newest member of the Fair Trade Federation!  Our acceptance as a verified FTF member reflects our deep commitment to the principles of fair trade. We are joining a community dedicated to the highest standards of fair trade and the pursuit of a more just and sustainable world.

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So what is "Fair Trade?"

Fair Trade is a strategy for poverty alleviation and sustainable development. Fair Trade Federation members create social and economic opportunities through trading partnerships with marginalized producers. Members place the interests of producers and their communities as the primary concern of their enterprise.

Fair Trade involves relationships that are open, fair, consistent, and respectful.  It goes beyond just paying a fair wage: we ensure safe work environments, develop deeper, long term relationships with artisan partners, and strive to be socially and environmentally responsible in all that we do.

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We are so excited about what this means for our artisan partners and customers! Thank you for joining us on this journey!! ❤️

Learn more about the Fair Trade Federation and fair trade principles here: https://www.fairtradefederation.org





Shannon Riesenfeld
Shannon Riesenfeld

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Fair trade enthusiast, artisan advocate, and mom of 4 living in Annapolis, Maryland. I love traveling the world, meeting new people, and learning about different cultures... but when I'm at home you can find me biking the trails or kayaking on the river with my kids!


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