Category Archives: Fair Trade News

TOMS Launches Bag Collection!

Happy Monday! I’ve always been a big fan of TOMS shoes, as I’m sure many of you are. That’s why I was so excited when I heard they just launched a brand-new bag collection! From bright purses to striped travel bags to free-spirited backpacks, there’s something for everyone in the bunch. The travel bug always […]

Why Fair Trade?

If every American made just ONE Fair Trade purchase a year, it would lift ONE MILLION families out of poverty. That really makes you think, doesn’t it? We hear the words “fair trade,” “ethical shopping,” and “social responsibility” a lot these days. But sometimes what they actually mean gets lost in the shuffle. Here’s a […]

May Day – International Workers’ Day

Many of us do not know or understand the true origins of May Day – International Workers’ Day. Just over 100 years ago, the working class struggled to gain the 8-hour work day. Working conditions were harsh, and it was common to work 10 to 16 hours a day. For years, many people died and […]