Products that are Fair Trade certified are produced and brought to market using a specific production and marketing model designed to benefit farm owners, workers, and consumers around the world.
There are small industries and a fair trade.
Lately, the idea has been applied in our own backyard; farmers markets are aspiring to create fair trade.
For more foodie gifts, check out Equal Exchange, the oldest for-profit fair trade company in America.
You might even be able to find products that support fair trade standards, are certified to show they aren't made in sweatshops, or even clothing or cloth made by indigenous people in other countries.