Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Fair Trade Coffee

Like Coffee? Think Fair Trade is a good thing? Then check out 963 Missions - buy some Coffee or plan a trip that could change your life...and the lives of others.

From the 963 site:

Americans consume more coffee than any other nation. On average, 108 million people in the U.S. drink coffee every day, consuming 2.3 billion pounds a year. Behind oil, coffee is the second largest traded commodity in the world. However, the trade system does not work in favor of developing countries; unlike the oil industry, coffee producers live in extreme poverty, bringing in an average of only $500 per year. For every American coffee drinker, there is one worker elsewhere in the world who depends on coffee for their day-to-day survival. Read More.

Hat tip to Amy

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