If you're thinking of ordering fair trade flowers and get them to your sweetheart on Valentine's Day, there is still a small window of opportunity to do so. One World Flowers, which has the largest selection of fair trade flowers in the country, is accepting orders until 2:00 p.m. Mountain Time on Saturday, February 11, for delivery on Valentine’s Day. Click here to order or call 505-489-1117
"This is the first year ever of being able to ship individual bouquets to customers anywhere in the country," said company founder Alaina Paradise.
In case you didn't know it, the Albuquerque-based company is the only source of 100% Fair Trade Certified flowers.
Why Buy Fair Trade Flowers?
About 80% of cut flowers sold in the United States are grown in Latin America, South America, and Africa. Workers are often exploited to keep costs low, leading to severe abuse and mistreatment. Fair Trade creates a sustainable business model that guarantees:
∙ Social Justice
∙ Environmental Protection
∙ Economic Development
With Fair Trade, farms, employees, and communities participate in global trade with sustainability and integrity. Read More