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When Global Exchange Met Ghirardelli

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Featured, Uncategorized on 13th October, 2014 | No Comments

After months of pressure, specialty chocolate company, Ghirardelli, sat down with us to talk about the cocoa supply sourcing that the company does in West Africa vs Fair Trade.
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Combat child slavery with ‘Back to School Photo Contest’

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 20th August, 2014 | No Comments

FTkidsMake a difference today by raising awareness in the cocoa industry. Join one of our campaigns to put an end to child slavery and empower the farmers who produce your favorite chocolates.
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Return from India #MothersAcrossBorders

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views on 7th May, 2014 | No Comments

#mothersacrossbordersHear the story of a beautiful mother Kamala Devi. She has a happy heart and is dedicated to her work. She makes stylish handmade expressions tote bags and takes pride in her work so much so that she wants her daughters to become artisans when they grow up.
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Meet the Women behind Fair Trade Business in Bogota

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign, Global Exchange Store Updates on 24th April, 2014 | No Comments

Tagua Artisan and Business Woman Lizzie ZunigaHear from mother, business woman, and artisan Sandra Navarrete who produces the Global Exchange Fair Trade Store’s line of Fair Trade tagua seed jewelry. In her own words: “I find purpose and possibility in my work. I am a mother to three daughters and I am very proud that I have developed the capacity and confidence to run a business. I know all the processes involved.”
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Return from India #BagsAcrossBorders

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign, Global Exchange Store Updates on 10th April, 2014 | 1 Comment

Bags Across BordersOur long-time Fair Trade partner, Handmade Expressions invited Global Exchange to northwest India to meet with a community of artisans who specialize in traditional wood block-printing and the production of our Fair Trade Eco-Shopper bags. Here’s our story!
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Choosing Fair Trade Over High Rent

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign, Global Exchange Store Updates on 8th April, 2014 | 7 Comments

SF_StoreFor over 25 years, the Global Exchange Fair Trade Stores have taken a clear commitment to the artisan seriously and have worked hard to create thriving stores as community spaces where we can come together to celebrate and support the work of artisans around the world. Our stores are alive with the stories of prosperous cultivation, craftsmanship, and community support.
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Fair Trade Roundup: Fair Trade Schools Launch in the US

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Fair Trade Roundups, Global Exchange Store Updates on 26th February, 2014 | 1 Comment

Fair-Trade-SchoolsFind your handy dandy list of articles worth checking out, plus updates about a new Fair Trade Schools Campaign and the Bags Across Borders project of Handmade Expressions and Global Exchange.
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Join #BagsAcrossBorders to Connect With Fair Trade Artisans

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Store Updates on 12th February, 2014 | No Comments

Eco-Shopper-Tote-bagCheck out some of the #BagsAcrossBorders submissions, plus find out how you can join in on the fun before it’s too late!
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Fair Trade Valentine Action Kits Are Here!

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 29th January, 2014 | No Comments

Color-in postcardA few days ago, we told you our Fair Trade Valentine Action Kits were coming soon. Well, they’re here in limited supply! Find out how to order yours today, before they run out.
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Fair Trade Valentine’s Day Action Kits Coming Soon

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 28th January, 2014 | No Comments

Fair Trade valentineCan you believe it’s almost sweetheart time again? February 14th is a mere hop, skip and a jump from now. Our popular Fair Trade Action kits are back…this time, with a Valentine’s theme. Here’s what in them.
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