Fair Trade Certified
But Fair Trade is about more than price. Fair Trade also develops direct relationships between producers and buyers and provides access to global markets. Evidence clearly shows that Fair Trade leads to greater economic stability and improved living and working conditions for farmers, farm workers, and their families. It is a model that strengthens communities, and it empowers people to take care of themselves and the land.
We encourage you to check out www.fairtradecertified.org to see what it’s all about and when you buy your own products - look for the Fair Trade Certified label.
Riverwood's is specifically involved with the Haitian sugarcane cutters in the Hato Mayor region of the Dominican Republic throught the White Fields Foundation.