Category Archives: Body Care

Ten Thousand Villages

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

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Traditional Medicinals

My boyfriend, Rich, has had a nasty cough this week.  He’s been downing Robitussin, Tylenol, Sudafed… he even had to go to the Pharmacy counter to get the “good stuff”.  Sure, all this stuff is suppressing his symptoms, but at … Continue reading

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Frontier Natural Products Co-Op

This company can be a pantry-saver.  While Pittsburgh happens to have a fantastic Co-Op on the East End, too many people are not-so-lucky.  Frontier Natural Products Co-Op is big on ethical sourcing and has a whole section devoted to Fair … Continue reading

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