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May, 2007: Global Exchange Store folks visit the Saa Paper Village

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Pictured above, our new mulberry paper producer partners pose in front of a pile of their mulberry paper screens. During our direct buying trip to Southeast Asia, Jenie and I visited the Saa Paper Village in Chiang Mai, THaihland. Since we go through so many gift bags throughout the year, (hundreds alone in our Fair […]
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May, 2007: Global Exchange Store folks visit with Thai Tribal Craft

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Pictured above, Hmong tribe weavers work on their crafts, while Tex chats with Thai Tribal Craft Manager Harry Wathittayakul. Global Exchange Fair Trade Store Senior Buyer Jenie Farinas and Store Manager Tex Dworkin traveled on a three week buying trip to Northern Thailand and Luang Prabang, Laos. The items purchased during this trip will be […]
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June, 2007: Fair Trade Federation Conference

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For more than twenty years, the Fair Trade Federation has brought together leaders in the field of fair trade and social enterprise to advance the fair trade movement and to provide practical, skill-building workshops. From June 1-3, 2007, this year’s conference, Changing Hands: The Work of Fair Trade, brought together more than 130 FTF members, […]
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