What I Own Is Not Ultimately Mine

Sustainable living is a new way for me to grow in holiness and to live out Catholic social teaching.

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Corynne Staresinic

Fair Trade vs. Free Trade

Rachel L. Spence

Our friends at the Fair Trade Federation explain the difference between fair trad and free trade, which includes an informative chart. During the election season “free trade” and “fair trade” have become topics of interest and debate, both on the...


Fair Trade: Hearing the Unheard Worker

Shamini Dhana

It doesn’t take much digging to uncover the horrors of the garment industry. Working conditions in this sector in developing countries often are unhealthy and unsafe, even life-threatening. One only has to remember the tragic Rana Plaza building collapse in...


Lights. Camera. Fair Trade Movies

Rachel L. Spence

Our friends at Fair Trade Federation compiled the below list of short films and videos about fair trade ranging from coffee to fashion, including the CRS-sponsored film “Connected by Coffee.” These films are a wonderful way to get to know...