(More) Reasons to Love Fair Trade Chocolate

(More) Reasons to Love Fair Trade Chocolate

Chocolate is a sweet treat that can actually be good for you! Especially if the percentage of cacao is high and sugar levels are low, chocolate, in moderation, can provide an antioxidant boost for the body and may even help lower cholesterol and prevent cognitive decline. The bad news is...

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GLOBAL GIFTS SHORT NORTH: WE’RE BANANAS FOR FAIR TRADE

GLOBAL GIFTS SHORT NORTH: WE’RE BANANAS FOR FAIR TRADE

What’s the difference between conventional and fair trade bananas? The 6th grade class from St. Joseph’s Montessori School found out during a recent visit to Global Gifts Short North. Store manager, Alissa Head took the students on an imaginary journey around the world to various countries where bananas are grown and...

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Global Gifts at Nora: There's Magic in these Beans!

Global Gifts at Nora: There's Magic in these Beans!

Artisan Feature: Women's Bean Project What do you call a bean that...- tastes delicious- can give you an afternoon energy boost- and changes lives? Magic beans? Well, yes -- a very practical kind of magic; The Colorado-based Women's Bean Project works to "change women's lives by providing stepping stones to self-sufficiency through social enterprise in gourmet...

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