By Paige Schilt, September 5, 2014
What’s sweeter than a fresh pineapple? A fresh pineapple that helps rural farmworkers access education and opportunity, of course! When you buy a Whole Trade® product, a portion of what you paid goes into a development fund for the community that produced it. The farmers and farmworkers then determine how to use those funds to meet the needs of their community.
By Paige Schilt, July 5, 2014
When you buy a Whole Trade product, a portion of what you paid goes into a development fund for producers, farm workers and their communities. Hear how they are using these funds to improve their quality of life.
By Paige Schilt, May 1, 2014
I’m on the hunt for high-quality products that make a difference in the world, and Whole Trade makes it easy. Every purchase of a Whole Trade product is like a vote for a better world.
By Paige Schilt, April 30, 2014
By Jolène M. Bouchon, April 21, 2014
If you ask us, the best way to celebrate Earth Month is by visiting one of the most beautiful places on the planet: lush, tropical Costa Rica. And we’re giving two lucky winners a chance to do just that. Read on!
By Susannah Simone, October 25, 2013
Back in 2007 I wrote copy for signs and brochures about a new program at Whole Foods Market®, our Whole Trade® Guarantee. It’s a set of strict criteria for buying products from developing countries and ensures:
By Chris Romano, May 2, 2013
In the little town of La Virgen, Costa Rica you’ll find Finca Corsicana, a Whole Trade® Guarantee partner that supplies Whole Foods Market® with pineapples.
By Dawn McLaughlin, February 10, 2013
Team Member Dawn shares her poignant story of how her life was changed on her trip to meet the people the Whole Trade Guarantee program helps.
By Elizabeth Leader Smith, January 28, 2013
Roses are the tried and true favorite when Valentine’s Day rolls around, but it’s time to put a new twist on this traditional favorite. Choose Whole Trade® roses to show your loved one that you care about them and workers in the developing world.
By Elizabeth Leader Smith, January 4, 2013
Red, orange, yellow or green, organic or conventionally grown, raw or cooked, Whole Trade® bell peppers are an excellent source of vitamin C, a versatile tasty staple and have the power to change lives.