What is the Fair Trade Federation?
A Community Committed to 360° Fair Trade
Fair Trade Federation members strive to create positive change through all of their work: socially, economically, and environmentally. Members work with small farmers and artisans in holistic partnerships built on trust. These relationships go beyond ensuring fair wages and safe working conditions — they empower producers to strengthen their communities and grow their businesses sustainably. Find out more.
Look for the new Fair Trade Federation Logo
The new FTF logo reflects the very essence of 360° fair trade. the four interdependent hands represent the holistic cooperation - across cultures and geographies - that defines FTF membership.
Look for this logo when you are shopping for fair trade products. It ensures that you are buying the highest quality, most authentic products that are grown and made in the traditional way.
The Fair Trade Federation and the World Fair Trade Organization recognize and uphold each other’s principles, and work together as allied organizations to promote greater equity in international trade. The FTF is a proud member of the WFTO.
Find a Fair Trade
The FTF proudly represents businesses from a variety of sectors and categories.
During this election season “free trade” and “fair trade” have become topics of interest and debate, both on the front pages and in the minds of voters and consumers. Due to the similarity of the phrases there is often confusion and misunderstanding about their meaning. It is common to hear the terms used interchangeably or [...]
Our FTF community includes dozens of Canadian businesses that do extraordinary work with artisans around the world. We were excited to partner with Canadian Fair Trade Network to create this guide and shine a spotlight on their incredible handmade products.