All posts filed under For Producers

  • Clothing rack full of fast fashion
    January 7, 2021

    Fast Fashion & the Consequences of Trendiness

    What is fast fashion exactly? Cheap. Quick. Unhealthy for our bodies and for the planet. This business model cranks out mass produced, inexpensive, low-quality garments.
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  • Hands representing the supply chain connection
    January 4, 2021

    Producers Trust: Supply Chain Connection

    At its core, Producers Trust is about connecting people to their supply chain. We intend to leverage this heartfelt connection to inspire a global model that will empower farmers.
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  • People Migrating in Agriculture
    December 28, 2020

    The Faces Behind the Food: Migration & Agriculture

    To move, to follow the food, to settle and then resettle are acts of human survival. The process of movement is woven into the collective and historical experience of being human.
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  • Urban Agriculture: How to Build Healthier Communities
    December 25, 2020

    Urban Agriculture: How to Build Healthier Communities

    Our cities may not have vast expanses of land for big farms, but with urban gardening, it is still possible for city dwellers to get their hands dirty and cultivate a fresh tomato or two.
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  • Farmers protests in India
    December 17, 2020

    Farmers in India Protest New Reforms

    Indian agricultural workers are protesting reforms that will deregulate agricultural markets. They believe that these reforms will devastate crop prices and reduce their earnings, while giving more power to large corporations.
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  • Data validation of coffee product through StoryBird
    December 14, 2020

    3 T’s Behind a Product Certification: Trust, Transparency and Traceability

    Consumers rely on the certification logo on the product packaging to “trust” that this product satisfies their values and expectations as a consumer. The reality, however, which may not be known by many consumers, is that there is a trade-off between cost and oversight.
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  • 2 reasons to eat organic
    December 7, 2020

    2 Crucial Benefits of Eating Organic

    In the United States, 68% of consumers perceive organic food to be safer than conventional food. Organic food is better for us less because of what it has, and more because of what it doesn’t have.
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  • A worker from 8villages Indonesia, one of the producers on Producers Market
    December 2, 2020

    Facebook for Farmers & Producers: Producers Market

    Facebook revolutionized the way we profile ourselves and connect with one another. By bringing us a standardized, well-designed page, we were suddenly able to present ourselves to the world in a compelling way.
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  • organic-almond-trees-expergreen-italy-producers-market
    November 16, 2020

    Organic Almonds: The Wild, Abundant Food of Sicily

    In Sicily, the almonds appear wild, as if planted randomly and left in unkempt farms without irrigation or care. It seems the trees only receive attention for an occasional pruning and the yearly harvest. The almonds aren’t pushed to their productive limit, and in many cases, the trees simply aren’t harvested.
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