Jan. 27, 2016

M-M-M-Mangoes

A few years ago, I had the opportunity to travel to Peru to visit some Fair Trade Co-operatives and to ...

Fair Trade, Food System, Organic

May 13, 2015

Fair Trade Month

We are very proud and excited to be taking part in Fairtrade Month this year. You may have noticed some ...

Fair Trade, Food System, Organic

May 12, 2015

Banana Walnut Bread

If you remember we posted about how our bananas are special earlier this year and how to ripen them at home ...

Fair Trade, Organic, Recipes, Thanksgiving, Vegetarian

May 12, 2015

Mango Avocado Salad

A delicious salad to celebrate all the Fairtrade fruit we have been receiving from our small scale producers in Central ...

Fair Trade, Organic, Recipes, Thanksgiving, Vegan, Vegetarian

April 5, 2015

Your Fair Trade Mangoes

In November 2014 I was lucky enough to be invited by Discovery Organics to visit Peru and Ecuador to check ...

Organic, Food System, Fair Trade

March 10, 2015

Edmonton Coffee Culture

In recent years, new cafes and coffee shops have sprouted up in all areas of Edmonton and the surrounding communities.  ...

Fair Trade, Local, Organic

Feb. 18, 2015

Banana Magic

Fair Trade, Food System, How To

Feb. 18, 2015

Why no Bananas?

The Box, Fair Trade, Food System, Organic

Feb. 17, 2015

Bananas!

We take bananas very seriously around here.  Not only do we love their sweetness, but we think that it is ...

Fair Trade, Organic

Feb. 10, 2015

Mid-Winter Blues

Blue-Berries that is! In the depths of February, the sweet and tangy pop of a blueberry is something to savour. ...

Fair Trade, Food System, Organic

Feb. 10, 2015

Love Your Food

Romance is in the air.  Can you feel it?  It is fitting that a day dedicated to love falls into ...

Fair Trade, Organic

Jan. 17, 2015

Our Special Bananas

Our certified organic, fair trade bananas are some of the most special bananas on Earth. Grown by two different farming ...

Fair Trade, Food System

May 16, 2014

Fairtrade Fortnight - Part 3

Many agricultural producers in Peru are living in poverty. Most banana farmers are riddled with debt from previous year crop ...

Fair Trade

May 9, 2014

Fairtrade Fortnight - Part 2

Many agricultural producers in Peru are living in poverty. Most banana farmers are riddled with debt from previous year crop ...

Fair Trade

May 2, 2014

Fairtrade Fortnight

In the past ten years, the global price for bananas has nearly halved while the cost of production has doubled. ...

Fair Trade

May 1, 2014

Not The Same

Not All Bananas are Created Equally In the past ten years, the global price for bananas has nearly halved while ...

Fair Trade

May 11, 2012

Fair Trade Fruit and Local Veg

This past week was our first in the newly expanded warehouse, offices and delivery areas. We had a few bumps ...

Fair Trade

Jan. 31, 2012

Fair Trade Week - Part 1

<p>Even though it feels like springtime in Edmonton this week, it is actually the middle of winter and that means ...

Fair Trade

Jan. 31, 2012

Fair Trade Week - Part 2

<p>Some Local Farm Updates <br /><br />Peas On Earth Organic Garden - Eric and Ruby have finished up for the ...

Fair Trade