Fair Trade is a system of exchange that honors producers, communities, consumers, and the environment. It is a model for the global economy rooted in people-to-people connections, justice, and sustainability.
I used to mix this label up with the organic label. Thinking they both meant the same thing. So I went to la la land and found out they are not the same. However, they do involve making an eco-conscious decision. Here's an article that explains it better than my clueless self can. ;)