Where To Buy Fair Trade In Tennessee

Archer Farms (sold at Target)

Some of Archer Farms’ coffee is fair trade. The fair trade items are listed below:

  • Archer Farms FTO Decaf Harvest Blend
  • Archer Farms FTO Espresso Bold
  • Archer Farms FTO Nicaraguan, Ground
  • Archer Farms FTO Tierra Del Sol
  • Archer Farms FTO Tierra Del Sol, Ground

 

 

Avon Products Incorporated
Available online and from Avon Representatives.

Avon sells several fair trade products listed below:

  • Change is Gonna Come Foaming Body Exfoliator
  • Fair Trade Bar Soap
  • Fair Trade Body Balm Stick
  • Fair Trade Body Cleanser
  • Fair Trade Body Cream
  • Fair Trade Body Lotion with SPF 15
  • Fair Trade Fragrance Booster: Calming
  • Fair Trade Fragrance Booster: Energizing

 

 

Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream

Ben & Jerry’s sells a number of Ice Creams that are fair trade certified. They are listed below:

  • Bonnaroo Buzz
  • Chocolate Fudge Brownie
  • Chocolate Fudge Brownie Bulk
  • Chocolate Macadamia Nut
  • Chocolate Macadamia Nut – Bulk
  • Chocolate Peanut Butter Swirl – Bulk
  • Cluster Fluff
  • Everything But The…
  • Fair Trade Chocolate Ice Cream
  • Fair Trade Chocolate Ice Cream – Bulk
  • Half Baked
  • Karamel Sutra
  • Late Night Snack
  • Milk & Cookies
  • Mud Pie
  • New York Super Fudge Chunk
  • New York Super Fudge Chunk Bulk
  • Phish Food
  • Phish Food Bulk
  • S’mores

*Note* Not everything in these ice creams is fair trade. See the Ben & Jerry’s website for specific details on each flavor. Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream is also sold in grocery stores. It is also to be noted that there is also information that says that Ben & Jerry’s uses slave labor for its chocolate.

 

 

Divine Chocolate

Divine Chocolate is not only paying its cacao farmers a fair trade price, but these farmers also own 45% of the company. Divine Chocolate is sold many places in Tennessee including:

 

 

Earth Fare

1735 W, State of Franklin Rd.
Johnson City, TN

Shops at Turkey Creek  Knoxville, TN
140 N Forest Park Blvd
Knoxville, TN

 

 

Greenlife Grocery

301 Manufacturers Rd
Chattanooga, TN

 

 

Ten Thousand Villages

(See Nashville section of this document.)

 

 

The Produce Place

4000 Murphy Road
Nashville, TN

 

 

Three Rivers Market

(See Knoxville section of this document.)

 

 

Dunkin’ Donuts

Dunkin’ Donuts’ espresso, cappuccino, and lattes are 100% fair trade certified.

 

 

Harris Teeter

Some of Harris Teeter’s products are fair trade. Some of these fair trade items are listed below.

  • Harris Teeter Naturals Dark Roast Guatemalan
  • Harris Teeter Naturals Medium Roast Ethiopian
  • Cane Juice
  • Demmera
  • Light Brown Sugar
  • White Powdered Sugar

 

 

Whole Foods

Not all of Whole Foods’ products are fair trade, but the company offers a “Meet Our Producers” section on its website here.

Some of their “whole trade” items are:

  • Divine Chocolate
  • Whole Trade flowers
  • Alter Eco Farms
  • Alaffia skin care
  • Whole Trade Bananas
  • Theo Chocolate
  • Dr. Bronner’s coconut oil

 

 

WHERE TO BUY IN CHATTANOOGA

 

Pasha Coffee & Tea

3914 St. Elmo Ave.
Chattanooga, TN 37409
(423) 475-5482

Pasha offers coffee that is bought from farmers at or (in most cases) above the fair trade price. Pasha seeks to uphold the following standards in its coffee-farming partners:

  • Fair labor conditions: Farmers and workers must enjoy a safe and healthy environment, and only work when mutually acceptable.
  • Transparent organizations: Farmers and workers have equal rights to communicate with wholesalers.
  • Community development: Farmers and farm workers invest in social and business development projects like scholarship programs, quality improvement trainings, and organic certification.
  • Environmental sustainability: Harmful agrochemicals and GMOs are strictly prohibited in favor of environmentally sustainable farming methods that protect farmers’ health and preserve valuable eco systems for future generations.

 

 

WHERE TO BUY IN CLARKSVILLE

 

Mag’s Coffee Shop

201 S. Riverside Dr.
Clarksville, TN 37040
931-802-5124

The house blend is a fair trade certified coffee from Guatemala

 

 

WHERE TO BUY IN COLLIERVILLE

 

Ugly Mug Coffee

Sold at Take A Break Cafe
2150 West Poplar Ave, ste 107
Collierville, TN 38017
(901) 857-6200

Ugly Mug is a fair trade, organically grown coffee that is roasted in Memphis.

 

 

WHERE TO BUY IN MEMPHIS 

 

Global Goods

Located at First Congregational Church
1000 South Cooper
Memphis, TN 38103
(901) 278-6786, ext. 9

Global Goods is a fair trade store that sells coffee, books, chocolate, clothing, instruments, jewelry, decorations, and gifts.

 

Manos de Madres

Manos de Madres is recognized as a fair trade producer through the Fair Trade Federation. Manos de Madres is a nonprofit organization that seeks to provide women with ways out of poverty.

Available at:

  • Memphis Brooks Museum of Art
    1934 Poplar Avenue
    Memphis, TN 38104
    (901) 544-6200
     
  • Center for Southern Folklore
    119 S Main Street #106
    Memphis, TN 38103
    (901) 219-3111
     
  • The Trolley Stop Market
    704 Madison Ave
    Memphis, TN 38103
    (901) 526-1361
     

 

 

WHERE TO BUY IN MURFREESBORO

 

Just Love Coffee Roasters
129 Mtcs Dr
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
(866) 894-9463

Just Love is a coffee roasting company that seels coffee beans and also has a café. They buy fair trade certified coffee when possible. They are a fair trade certified company.

 

 

WHERE TO BUY IN KNOXVILLE 

 

Coffee & Chocolate

327 Union Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37902
(865) 688-9244

Coffee and Chocolate claims, “Most of the beans we choose are fair trade.”

 

Three Rivers Market
1100 N Central St.
Knoxville, Tennessee 3791
(865) 525-2069

Three Rivers Market sells a good deal of Fair Trade items, including:

  • Coffee
  • Chocolate
  • Tea
  • Vanilla extract
  • Dr. Bronner’s soap and coconut oil
  • Bananas
  • Yerba Mate drinks

 

 

WHERE TO BUY IN NASHVILLE

 

Bongo Java
2007 Belmont Blvd.
Nashville, TN 37212
(615) 385-JAVA

All of Bongo Java’s coffee is coffee is organic and bought from small-scale farmer groups, grown organically and purchased at prices well-above the fair trade price. All of the paperwork regarding Bongo Java’s coffees is available to the public. Much of the produce, meats, cheeses and dairy served at Bongo Java is bought locally.

 

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams
1892 Eastland Avenue
Nashville, TN 37206
(615) 262-8611

The Ugandan Vanilla Bean Ice Cream at Jeni’s is certified fair trade.

 

Olive & Sinclair Chocolate Co.
1404 McGavock Pike, Suite C
Nashville, Tennessee
(615) 262-3007

Olive & Sinclair uses fair trade practices at all times when possible. They deal directly with Dominican farmers, but it is more difficult to accomplish this with their farmers in Ghana. Olive & Sinclair seeks to use fair trade practices at all times.

 

Scarlett Begonia
2805 West End Ave.
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 329-1272

Almost all of the products sold at Scarlett Begonia contribute heavily to the well-being of their vendors. Vendors are paid fair prices; they know personally many of their vendors in Peru, India, Indonesia, Nepal, and South America. A minimal amount of the products sold at Scarlett Begonia are purchased “without an acute awareness of the details of its production,” but Scarlett Begonia is readily willing to identify these items. They encourage customers to ask about the fair production of and payment for items, especially as almost every item has a story that they love to share

 

Ten Thousand Villages
3900 Hillsboro Pike, Suite 20
Nashville, TN 37215
(615) 385-5814

Ten Thousand Villages calls itself “A Fair Trade Retailer.” They sell fair trade artisan-crafted home décor, personal accessories, and gift items from around the world.