Summer Travel Style with Fair Trade Duffel Bags

Summer Travel Style with Fair Trade Duffel Bags

It's the vacation season and time for well-deserved rest, relaxation, and fun! Whether your summer travel is by plane, train, car, boat, bus, or even bike, Global Gifts offers a variety of duffel bags and they're all fair trade. These handmade and sturdy duffels can be used as carry-on bags to complement larger luggage or...

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Summer Fun with Pocket Discs

Summer Fun with Pocket Discs

They’re lightweight, portable, and durable! Pocket discs are perfect for fun anytime and anywhere, especially now that summer is officially here. It’s okay to play with them indoors and they’re sturdy enough to use outside too! The Pocket Disc organization is a member of the Fair Trade Federation and is...

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Global Gifts Short North: Meet the Interns!

Global Gifts Short North: Meet the Interns!

Global Gifts Short North partners with The Ohio State University by offering internships to students interested in hands on learning at a nonprofit organization. We offer semester-long internships in the following areas: community engagement and social media, business management, visual display, and retail experience. All interns gain valuable skills while...

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Block Printing with Local Kindergartners at Global Gifts Short North

Block Printing with Local Kindergartners at Global Gifts Short North

Look who visited Global Gifts Short North recently! Kindergarten students from St. Joseph’s Montessori School in Columbus stopped by the store for hands-on learning about block printing.    Many of the textiles at Global Gifts, especially those made by fair trade artisans in India, are block-printed with beautiful designs. Spanning...

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GLOBAL GIFTS: Celebrate Bike to Work Day the Fair Trade Way

GLOBAL GIFTS: Celebrate Bike to Work Day the Fair Trade Way

Friday, May 20th is National Bike to Work Day in the United States! Whether you’re a casual weekend cyclist or you bike commute every day, there are so many benefits of cycling. Every time you bike instead of drive a car, you’re making a healthy choice for your physical fitness...

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