Fair trade does not necessarily mean that something was farmed in environmentally safe ways. Fair trade certification is concerned with poverty and workplace standards. To ensure that your product was fair trade and environmentally responsible, look for other seals in addition to the fair trade one.
Check this out for more information:
 Giovannucci, D., Liu, P. and A. Byers. 2008. Adding value: certified coffee trade in North America. In Pascal Liu (ed.). Value-adding Standards in the North American Food Market – Trade Opportunities in Certified Products for Developing Countries. FAO, Rome. Available online (PDF).
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