Lovely, Fair Trade Holiday Table!

While we'll also be sharing the festive side of holiday entertaining, there's something magical about an earthy, simple dinner table.  Pair neutral hues with natural elements like pine cones, winter greenery, and berries to create an inviting space that will welcome your guests with classic charm and grace. Asha Handicrafts's White and Silver Jaipur Table…

Hippity Hoppity, Your Fair Trade Easter’s On Its Way!

As our loyal readers know, we love to provide you with the inspiration and resources to Fair Trade your holiday celebrations (check out our complete guides to Fair Trading your St. Patrick's Day, Valentine’s Day, & Halloween).  If you're new to Fair Trade or aren't yet able to make Fair Trade part of your day-to-day…

Happy Spring!

While March has refused to go out like a lamb (at least in Ohio), we are still thinking spring.  And what better way to celebrate the arrival of warmer weather than with these beautiful hand-painted kites from Mitra Bali?: "A non-governmental, non-profit organization, the Mitra Bali Foundation acts as a market and export facilitator for…

Fair Trade Your Valentine’s Day!

Fair Trade Flowers for Valentine's Day from Organic Style. THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO FAIR TRADING YOUR VALENTINE'S DAY! In preparation for the mushiest, lovey dovey-est day of the year, we've gathered an awesome collection of our favorite Fair Trade Valentine's Day gifts.  (BTW February 14 is also known as Singles Awareness Day.  If you find…

Bookends With Character: Tara Projects’s Palewa Owls

"This pair of wise sitting owls can hold your books in place or just decorate your shelf. Hand-carved and etched bookends are made from palewa, a dark, Indian soapstone used for carving." We are absolutely loving Tara Projects's Palewa Owl Bookends (available at  Ten Thousand Villages and SERRV).  The perfect gift for a reader, teacher,…