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Educate > Fair Trade > Glossary Terms

Below are a list of terms I collected during this project


Sustainability: refers to the development of the human ecological support systems, such as; climate, agriculture, industry and communities.

Fair Trade: an alternative way of doing business, this helps build long-term relationships with other countries. Fair Trade makes sure that all farmers and artisans are getting paid fair wages and providing fair working conditions.

Artisans: people that create works of art with particular skill, some of those who are under fair trade regulations.

Fair Trade Day: this day is held every second Saturday in may. This day is chosen to help support fair trade.

Fair Trade Month: a longer version of fair trade day. This month will is held in October .

Coffee Break: one day a year that fair trade supporters and other people get together to show there support for fair trade. Every one is to take a coffee break at the same time to show their support.



This site was created by Stephanie Passaro (email) who is a student at Millersville University of Pennsylvania

Last updated on February 10, 2008

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