Who we are
Fair Trade Vancouver is a non-profit organization that seeks to increase awareness, availability, and sales of Fair Trade products in Metro Vancouver.
By purchasing goods with the Fair Trade Certified logo, you support equality and contribute to empowering hardworking individuals and their families to build sustainable futures.
Give the Gift of Fair Trade! Some Fair Trade Gift Ideas for Loved Ones Choosing the perfect gift for a special occasion such as a birthday, anniversary or even a little ‘pick me up’ is no mean feat. We all want to give a gift that has some meaning or value behind it. For your next special occasion, why not consider a Fair Trade certified gift? With the fantastic range of fairly made products available online and in stores, there … read more
The prospect of buying Fair Trade can seem overwhelming at first, especially for those of us who are living on a budget. However it is possible to make a difference by starting small and working your way towards becoming a completely ethical consumer. By making gradual changes to your shopping habits, you will become more aware of the availability of fair trade produce in your area. If you want to make the switch right now, start off by making these … read more
This Monday April 20th join Fair Trade Vancouver for our presentation and panel discussion on Fair Trade Gold. The evening will include an excellent lineup of speakers who will introduce artisanal small-scale mining (ASM), discuss its role in the gold supply chain and highlight the latest work to improve production practices. Small-scale miners work in remote, marginalized and harsh conditions, doing back-breaking work to make a living. Their access to markets is limited and they rarely receive a fair price for their gold. Fairtrade gold and … read more