A really helpful blog with suggestions about how to make your picnic fair-trade this summer!

This summer, when you pack your picnic basket, in addition to lots of fresh local and organic fruits and veggies, there are growing numbers of Fair Trade goodies you can share with friends on a sunny summer afternoon.

For planning the perfect green and Fair Trade picnic, here are some tips on finding products that help workers and farmers build a better life for their families and communities around the world.

If you don’t see the products below in your local supermarket or food cooperative, please ask for them. You can also follow the links to Fair Trade companies in our Green Business Network™ who sell online, and find more options in our National Green Pages®.

1. Sodas and Iced Tea
Maine Root
sells bottled soda-pop sweetened with Fair Trade sugar, and Honest Tea sells bottled Fair Trade tea. Or brew your own, and choose reuseable containers; dozens…

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