Seven Yummy Fair-Trade and Global Do-Gooder Foods

Use your purchasing power to snag some of the tastiest foods on the planet all while dabbling in a bit of global philanthropy.

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Green Mountain Coffee Organic Ethiopian Yirgacheffe
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Green Mountain Coffee Organic Ethiopian Yirgacheffe

Harvested in the Sidamo region of Eastern Ethiopia, mild Green Mountain Coffee Organic Ethiopian Yirgacheffe roast coffee wins over aficionados with its subtle hints of orange blossom, caramel, and chocolate. Green Mountain buys the beans from the Oromia Coffee Famers Cooperative Union (OCFCU) helping ensure a higher quality of life for farmers.

Social Mission: While about 12 million Ethiopians depend on the coffee industry for their livelihood, farmers belonging to OCFCU have significant advantages that let them build new homes, educate their children, and enjoy an improved quality of life.

Where to buy: Online or at natural food stores

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