Ways to include Fair Trade In Your Wedding
When you incorporate fair trade into your wedding celebration, you know that you're giving back to your global community in real, life-changing ways. One of the most respected fair trade organizations here in North America is The Fair Trade Federation. Tegan, asked them to share some of their favorite fair trade tips for your wedding.
Small (but Significant) Ways to Include Fair Trade in Your Wedding
By The Fair Trade Federation
In a few ways, you can incorporate these values into your wedding by supporting stores that are transparent about how they treat the people who make their products. The Fair Trade Federation is a group of business owners who really care about this idea and are completely dedicated to their work in fair trade.
Speaking of favors, fair trade chocolate is an easy (and always well received!) gift for guests. We’d recommend these minis from Equal Exchange.
Fair trade items work really well for wedding décor, too, as many fair traders sell items for the home that can be repurposed as centerpieces and ceremony decorations. We love these SERRV lanterns (imagine them for evening receptions!) or theseFrom the Earth olive wood napkin rings for rustic-inspired place settings.
The Fair Trade Federation is the trade association that strengthens and promotes North American organizations fully committed to fair trade. Businesses go through a rigorous screening process in order to become members. FTF members have made a full commitment to fair trade and every business decision is made with the well-being of artisans and farmers in mind.