Category Archives: Fair Trade News

Fair Trade Month!

This is the Internet, and it’s officially October, so: *pumpkin pumpkin pumpkin* *cozy scarves boots sweaters* *hot apple cider* *crunchy leaves* *Halloween* oh yeah and *pumpkin pumpkin pumpkin* Am I missing anything? I love Fall as much as the next girl, but that’s enough, Pinterest. How about we talk about something else this lovely 4th […]

A Weekend of Inspiration

Hi friends, I hope everyone has a great weekend planned! I’m excited to share with you how I spent last weekend—surrounded by motivating, inspiring people who are passionate about¬†changing the world. I was given the opportunity to attend the Fourth Estate Leadership Summit here in Los Angeles put on by Invisible Children. The Summit was […]

Social Media Links!

You know those “Yes! I totally agree!”¬†quotes that just stir you up inside? I have read the above several times now, and I love it more each time. Such an eloquent way of putting into words the most basic of human needs. My favorite line is the last, “and freedom for their spirits.” Not only […]

Fair Trade Friday: Facts!

Here’s to the start of the weekend! Hope you’ve got a fun one planned. In the meantime, if you need a short Friday afternoon work break (who doesn’t, right?), I’ve rounded up some fair trade facts to share. Fair trade continues to grow and progress all over the world, bringing more and more people sustainable […]

Buy Local Buy Fair Trade

Did you know that by buying locally more money stays in the local economy? Perhaps, that is an obvious statement, but really consider the impact of buying locally. According to a 2009 Time Magazine article, The New Economics Foundation, an independent economic think tank based in London, compared what happens when people buy produce at […]