It is a scary time of year. There is the obvious association with witches, goblins and ghosts, but for me, it is also how fast time goes by these days. Another reason is even more scary, and very sad for members of the Media Fair Trade community. It is still a very unfortunate reality that much of mainstream cacao is grown with the help of forced child labor, often doing dangerous jobs. If you are up for it, here is a really sad article from the Washington Post from 2019. Luckily, we have the knowledge and resources to do better. Find out about Fair Trade certified chocolate on our website and ask for Fair Trade at all your favorite stores! Make this Halloween a little less scary for children in the Global South.