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...

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Fun Facts for the Global Gifter: Japan

Fun Facts for the Global Gifter: Japan

Week by week, we're working our way around the globe...In our previous Friday blogs about cross-cultural gifting, we've established why finding a gift for your friends from other lands can be a minefield of potential social and cultural faux pas. Stick with us and we'll help you avoid such frustrations (and...

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Fun Facts for the Global Gifter: Italy

Fun Facts for the Global Gifter: Italy

Week by week, we're working our way around the globe...In our previous Friday blogs about cross-cultural gifting, we've established why finding a gift for your friends from other lands can be a minefield of potential social and cultural faux pas. Stick with us and we'll help you avoid such frustrations (and...

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Global Gifts Volunteers Travel to China

Global Gifts Volunteers Travel to China

Judy Hartzler and Joanna Suter have been volunteering at Global Gifts Short North since the store opened in March, 2014. They both bring to the store enthusiasm and an understanding of the importance of Fair Trade and they’ve organized and staffed off-site sales for Global Gifts at their church as...

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Fun Facts for the Savvy Global Gifter: Chile

Fun Facts for the Savvy Global Gifter:  Chile

We're working our way around the globe! In our previous Friday blogs about cross-cultural gifting, we established why finding a gift for your friends from other lands can be a more complex task than it seems on the surface. Read on for some important gift-giving tips to keep in mind when...

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