Monthly Archives: October 2006

‘Fair Trade’ Label Reaches Retail Market…

- Chicago Tribune

Teresa Connors is a socially conscious consumer. She is a vegetarian who seeks out organic produce. She buys fair-trade certified coffee and chocolate, feeling good that the workers who picked the beans and processed them were paid a living wage.If she could find a fair-trade certified clothing brand, Connors would eagerly check it out. “I would like having the access to an alternative. I kind of feel like it is not there,” said Connors, who works as a project manager for a real estate firm in Highland Park.