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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What's in that Dye? Natural Colors Found in Bunyaad Fair Trade Rugs

What's in that Dye? Natural Colors Found in Bunyaad Fair Trade Rugs

Author: Noah Wotring, Community Engagement Intern at Global Gifts Short North Bunyaad Rugs are handmade in Pakistan by local artisans who implement a combination of modern and traditional methods of production that dictate everything from how the sheep wool is spun, to how the woolen fabric is cut and designed, and...

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