What is Fair Trade?

Lucia's Imports is committed to fair trade business. Fair trade is a sustainable business model designed to cultivate and maintain a healthy economy and empower artisans in impoverished regions.

Fair Trade Principles:

  • Create opportunities for economically and socially marginalized producers.
  • Develop transparent and accountable relationships.
  • Build capacity.
  • Promote fair trade.
  • Pay promptly and fairly.
  • Support safe and empowering working conditions.
  • Ensure the rights of children.
  • Cultivate environmental stewardship.
  • Respect cultural identity.

Shopping fair trade allows consumers to make an important difference in the lives of the people making the products they buy, while spreading peace and justice around the world.

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