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Local coffee shop joins Fair Trade Month effort

Fair trade is defined as a movement that aims to help producers in developing countries to make better trading conditions and promote conscientious growing methods. October has been declared Fair Trade Month in an effort to bring more awareness to the impact of the movement.

A cup of fair-trade coffee can help farmers around the world escape poverty, according to Ann Marie Bauman, owner of Ann Marie’s Fine Coffee and Tea in downtown Minocqua, a fair trade-certified coffee roaster for more than 15 years.

“Most small-scale family farmers live in

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 5:01 PM

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