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Chris Bashinelli visits the Ruwenzori Mountain range of rural Uganda to see how fair trade has helped lift farmers out of extreme poverty. Once there, he learns how to “impregnate” a vanilla flower, rides a motorcycle taxi through the luscious green mountains, and runs screaming through the woods while being attacked by venomous bees- all in the name of cultural exchange. Each character he meets, from the bee keeper, to the goat herder, to the seamstress, has used their fair trade earnings to make a better life for their families.

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