Thursday, December 3, 2009
December 3, 2009: Theo Chocolate, The Fair Trade Food of the Gods
When the WTO came to Seattle ten years ago to negotiate a new trade agreement, they were stuck on a model of trade without labor, environmental or domestic protection standards. The model is called "free trade”. The notion of fair trade was not understood. Today companies that promote fair trade are seeing tremendous growth. Green Acre Radio takes us on a tour of a local fair trade company, Theo Chocolate.