5 Easter Gifts That Give Back

5 Easter Gifts That Give Back

Start a new tradition this year by filling your Easter baskets with fair trade products that positively impact lives around the world! This gift guide lists five Easter inspired products from fairly-paid artisan groups that create beautiful handmade products while improving their communities and the lives of local people. All of the items listed are handcrafted, fairly...

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Artisan Spotlight Using Up-cycled Materials: Saris from Bangladesh

Artisan Spotlight Using Up-cycled Materials: Saris from Bangladesh

Written by Emily Heller, Retail Studies Intern International Women's Day highlighted an empowered group of Tibetan Nuns who were the first women to graduate with Geshema degrees! And because there are so many women's groups to celebrate, we wanted to show you another group of females who find fair trade work...

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Fair Trade Gifts for Your Fabulously UNUSUAL Valentine

Fair Trade Gifts for Your Fabulously UNUSUAL Valentine

Romance looks different for everyone. Flowers, chocolates, and jewelry paired with a meaningful card are wonderful. But, you don't have to get sweet and sappy to show the special someone in your life that you care. Choose Fair Trade and handmade Valentine's Day gifts that are perfect for your one-of-a-kind partner, spouse, or...

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Vanessa Visits Mitra-Bali Fair Trade in Indonesia!

Vanessa Visits Mitra-Bali Fair Trade in Indonesia!

Two years ago, Vanessa, a Global Gifts volunteer, left the U.S. to work in the Peace Corps in Botswana. Now that her work is coming to a close, she wanted to travel to a few more places, first stopping in Indonesia! The above picture is her with Agung Alit, director and founder...

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Fair Trade Yoga Bags in Store!

Fair Trade Yoga Bags in Store!

We have some great new yoga bags in store! All are fair trade and handmade by artisans from different parts of the world! This recycled silk sari yoga bag is handmade by artisans in Nepal with traditional skills and materials. The beautiful silk fabric is vintage and will vary by...

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