fair-trade http://kalw.org en Connecting the Dots: Afternoon Edition for Thursday, May 3, 2012 http://kalw.org/post/connecting-dots-afternoon-edition-thursday-may-3-2012 <p>(East Bay Express) // Controversy is brewing over the<a href="http://www.eastbayexpress.com/ebx/fair-trade-usas-coffee-policy-comes-under-fire/Content?oid=3184779"> certification of fair-trade coffee</a> at the Oakland-based agency Fair Trade USA. The agency&#39;s recent decision to start certifying larger coffee plantations has smaller coops and farms fearing that they will be put out of business. Fair Trade USA argues that the expansion will increase the impact of fair trade...</p> Thu, 03 May 2012 21:23:11 +0000 Jordan Katz 10051 at http://kalw.org Connecting the Dots: Afternoon Edition for Thursday, May 3, 2012