Great Coffee, Good Vibes, Choose Fair Trade
campaign, I was intrigued. I drink a lot of coffee on the road with my crew — it helps get us through 4 a.m. wake-up calls and late-night shows. But to be honest, I didn’t know much about Fair Trade, what an amazing system it is, and how it makes such a huge difference for farmers around the world. It's a simple concept: Fair Trade means farmers get a fair price for their crops.So I accepted Green Mountain’s offer to take me to a coffee farm in Peru to learn about the benefits of Fair Trade firsthand. I learned that Fair Trade helps give farmers the opportunity they need to live better lives. Here was my chance, my window of opportunity to lend my voice to help these farmers get theirs, and I’m so incredibly glad that I did.
In June, I stepped off a plane in Chiclayo, Peru, a dusty city in the South American desert near the ocean. I’d already flown thousands of miles, but my journeyRead More »from Kelly Clarkson: Five Things My Trip to Peru Taught Me About Fair Trade
When I was asked by Green Mountain Coffee to take part in its