Every Incense Has a Fair Trade Story

Every Incense Has a Fair Trade Story

Written by: Emily Heller, Bloomington Intern     These Ganesh Himal Trading Incense (above) are made by Tibetan nuns in the Kopan Monastery and they have been making the incense for over 25 years! The monastery is for nuns who were forced to leave Tibet but now accepts women from...

translation missing: en.blogs.article_item.continue

Short North: Kork, Fair Trade Fiber Artists

Short North:  Kork, Fair Trade Fiber Artists

The blending of rich traditions with sustainable economic opportunity is what fair trade is all about and this is exemplified by the Kork Fiber Art Group, based in the Central Asian country of Kyrgyzstan. Formed in 1996, the Kork Fiber Art Group offers Kyrgyz artists a way to support themselves with their...

translation missing: en.blogs.article_item.continue