Perhaps you’ve heard of them. Founder Edna Ruth Byler catalyzed the Fair Trade movement way back in the 1940s. Today there are more than 70 Ten Thousand Villages shops in the US and 300 more stores that carry their products … Continue reading
Kohl, Travis and Stewart began crocheting their own winter hats when they were awkwardly awesome high-schoolers in Spokane, WA. They even sold some of their creations and were known locally as the Krochet Kids. Fast-forward a decade or so and … Continue reading
Laotians have a lot of garbage to deal with. Millions of bombs (most exploded, some not) litter Laos’s forests and countryside, the legacy of a decade of unthinkable bombardment during the Vietnam War. Some citizens have found resourceful ways … Continue reading
The ladies at One Mango Tree make handbags, clothing, and jewelry in vibrant colors and are about to come out with their fall line, in time for Fair Trade Month! Located in northern Uganda, One Mango Tree takes care of … Continue reading
Peace Corps volunteers are at it again: Mayu founder Kate Robertson works with Peruvian women to create fair trade, hand-woven, Alpaca wool masterpieces.