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Tell Starbucks and Green Mountain to Support Small Fair Trade Farmers ACTION US


Business  (tags: consumers, corporate, environment, coffee, Starbucks, Green Mountain, fair trade )

Nancy
- 1087 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
Small producers and democratic cooperatives are core to the founding principles of the fair trade movement and market. By definition, small producers are vulnerable, excluded and under-resourced in the global market.



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Regina P. (79)
Monday June 4, 2012, 9:14 pm
Signed., Thanks Nancy
 

Terry King (111)
Monday June 4, 2012, 9:19 pm
Done
 

Alexa R. (327)
Tuesday June 5, 2012, 3:28 am
Signed, thanks for sharing Nancy.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday June 5, 2012, 3:32 am
Corporate greed will always get in the way of fair trade! The only way I can see to get round it is for everyone to boycott these types of establishment. Personally I wouldn't dream of entering them!
 

Rock H. (254)
Tuesday June 5, 2012, 3:45 am
Signed and noted. Thanks Nancy!
 

Phillipa W. (199)
Tuesday June 5, 2012, 4:30 am
signed. I think I've signed so many US-only petitions there's now a Perth in every US state
 

Tina Lawwill (3)
Tuesday June 5, 2012, 5:43 am
Signed!
 

Gloria picchetti (302)
Tuesday June 5, 2012, 6:01 am
Signed. I hate the way small farms have been sucked up for urban sprawl here. I can only imagine how the poor people in other countries feel.
 

Vicynthia Tjahjadi (57)
Tuesday June 5, 2012, 6:06 am
Signed. Thank you, Nancy.
 

Dave C. (234)
Tuesday June 5, 2012, 7:37 am
signed. thanks.
 

paul m. (93)
Tuesday June 5, 2012, 7:41 am
Signed...
 

Carol H. (229)
Tuesday June 5, 2012, 12:26 pm
signed and noted
 

Florence Eaise (132)
Tuesday June 5, 2012, 2:05 pm
signed and noted and thanks i liked that site alot
 

DAVID LAIRD (0)
Tuesday June 5, 2012, 2:24 pm
SIGNED
 

Vicky P. (473)
Tuesday June 5, 2012, 3:49 pm
S and N
 

Roxann Shadrick (15)
Tuesday June 5, 2012, 4:18 pm
Signed and Noted, Thank You Nancy.
 

. (0)
Tuesday June 5, 2012, 4:37 pm
Signed.
 

Bette-Ann Libin (11)
Tuesday June 5, 2012, 7:49 pm
Starbucks does not even RECYCLE. I live in CT and they throw away gallon and gallon after gallon of plastic milk jugs instead of using dairy bar types of milk containers. Fifty (50) or so gallons of milk in ONE (1) thin plastic bag that clearly produces less waste than thousands upon thousands upon thousands of empty gallon milk containers daily or perhaps HOURLY. The do NOT even provide a recylable bin for their sold plastic products! Green? Who are you kidding?
 

Esther Z. (96)
Tuesday June 5, 2012, 7:57 pm
Noted and signed.
 

Terri Hughes (412)
Tuesday June 5, 2012, 9:15 pm
''SIGNED''.....thanks Nancy!
 

Ludger W. (71)
Tuesday June 5, 2012, 10:09 pm
signed, noted, ty
 

Joe R. (190)
Wednesday June 6, 2012, 6:50 am
Signed and noted.
 

Brian M. (210)
Wednesday June 6, 2012, 8:59 am
This is exactly why I only buy La Familia Guzman coffee from Dillanos. The coffee is grown organically, sustainably, by a single family. They get a very good price for their coffee, and the money they make goes directly to improving their lives.
 

Susanne R. (249)
Wednesday June 6, 2012, 10:19 am
Signed and noted. Thanks, Nancy!
 

Kathleen R. (138)
Wednesday June 6, 2012, 10:21 am
signed & noted
 

Carolyn P. (98)
Wednesday June 6, 2012, 12:13 pm
me2
 

Robert O. (12)
Wednesday June 6, 2012, 4:21 pm
Thanks Nancy.
 

Ludger W. (71)
Wednesday June 6, 2012, 8:56 pm
signed, noted, ty
 

Kelly Rogers (303)
Wednesday June 6, 2012, 9:54 pm
Signed
 

Elsie Au (264)
Thursday June 7, 2012, 5:36 am
Done, thanks.
 

. (0)
Thursday June 7, 2012, 7:53 am
Signed. Thanks Nancy
 

Alicia V. (181)
Thursday June 7, 2012, 1:06 pm
Signed.
 

Reggie Thomas (5)
Thursday June 7, 2012, 5:18 pm
Signed.
 

Michael Barth (43)
Thursday June 7, 2012, 8:55 pm
Signed and noted.
 

Nancy Black (302)
Saturday June 9, 2012, 10:53 am
Noted, tweeted, signed, tweeted, shared, commented. In the long run, this would help all companies because it would help our economy, but large corporations generally don't look past the bottom line.
 

Nancy C. (815)
Monday June 11, 2012, 6:46 am
I try to buy fair trade and shade grown to protect rainforests. There are several companies out there...
 

Sara W. (107)
Friday June 15, 2012, 10:10 am
Signed
 
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