Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Fair Trade Month – How You Can Get Involved

This month marks the 11th annual Fair Trade Month and, although October is winding down, that doesn’t mean that you can’t still partake in some Fair Trade fun! Fair Trade Month is the time of year when businesses and consumers alike come together to learn, and promote learning, about Fair Trade. If you like the idea of money that you spend on quality goods going toward sustaining workers in developing areas and promoting a strong sense of community there, then you are going to want to commemorate this month as well. Keep reading to find out how you can participate in Fair Trade Month – you still have time!

Friday, October 17, 2014

Fashion Friday

Fashion Friday

Metal Cuff Bracelet
Stunning floral design sets this bracelet apart from the rest. Featuring brass and copper with an intricate pattern, it is a statement piece for anytime wear.

Tiger's Eye Choker Necklace
Feel like Cleopatra, when you slip this exceptional necklace on. Three layers of detailed beaded fashion, will make heads turn wearing this tiger's eye stone mixture.

River Grass Purse - Burgundy & Cream Colors
Striking design pattern, with functional cell-phone pocket and zippered side compartment, all inside this lined shoulder/hand bag. Sturdy structure, durable materials and zippered top, complete the performance, while the color and style will polish off your look.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

What Makes a Product Fair Trade?

In our previous blog post, we defined Fair Trade. Now, we are going to talk about what it takes for a company selling handcrafts to be considered Fair Trade and to earn the approval to use the Fair Trade Federation logo on their products.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

What is Fair Trade?

Fair Trade plays by different rules than traditional commerce. Instead of exchanging goods based on driving hard bargains, Fair Trade is based on economic and social justice.