Fair Trade Halloween Candy

Candy With a Conscience: 6 Options For Halloween That Give More Than a Belly Ache

Fair Trade Halloween Candy

Shopping for Halloween candy presents a sticky situation for parents committed to living as greenly as possible. Eco-friendly or "green" is so vague — does eco-friendly candy mean candy that's good for earth, good for tots, or good for the people who actually pull the taffy? It can mean all of those things, which is why candy shopping can be confusing. Instead of making yourself crazy finding the perfect candy, pick one area that your family is going to focus on, and have some fun with it.

Keep reading for a selection of candy that's certified fair trade — meaning everyone in the chain to create the product for sale gets a fair payment, and it also means that working conditions are safe and that child labor or slaves are not engaged. Now that sounds sweet.

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