This open letter was written to the Fair Trade Certified organization thanking them for their help in becoming Fair Trade Certified. Since becoming a part of the Fair Trade community, this farm (Wholesum Harvest) has been able to re-invest in health insurance for their employees and their family. Additionally, they are working to help address some pressing needs that have been identified by their workers for their community.
Transcript of Open Letter from a Certified Fair Trade Farm in Amado, Arizona
- How much money has this farm been able to send to their Community Development Fund since becoming Fair Trade Certified?
- How have the workers been able to offset the cost of insurance by becoming Fair Trade Certified?
- Explain how becoming Fair Trade Certified has benefited the workers at Wholesum Harvest as well as the community around them.
- How can this letter be used as evidence to support the idea that buying Fair Trade Certified commodities can be very beneficial?
"A letter from a certified Fair Trade farm in Amado Arizona. The letter acknowledges the advantage Fair Trade has had on their farm for their employees, their families, and their community," Wholesum Harvest, Date Unknown. Courtesy of Fair Trade USA