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Woven Promises: Talented Artisans and the Perfect Cotton Product

Posted by in Global Exchange Store Updates on 27th March, 2014 | 2 Comments

photo (1)Hand-woven Ethiopian cotton and wild, organic silks reared by the artisans themselves are wispy as clouds. Wear your Woven Promises scarves with resolution, and inspire others to look beyond corporate fashion. Ethical shopping can change the world.
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In Stores Now: Indigenous Designs Spring Line

Posted by in Global Exchange Store Updates on 6th March, 2014 | 1 Comment

Indigenous Designs Spring ApparelThe modern, eco-friendly fashion of Indigenous Designs clearly reflects Global Exchange Fair Trade Stores style, ethical, and ecological sensibilities. This is fashion we feel good about!
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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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Journey to India – In Pursuit of People-to-People Ties

Posted by in Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign, Global Exchange Store Updates on 7th February, 2014 | 2 Comments

Bags-Across-BordersI am headed to India and would love your involvement in building direct ties with Fair Trade artisans! Here’s how to get involved.
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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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Fair Trade Roundup Features Magical Trip to Ecuador

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Fair Trade Roundups on 15th January, 2014 | No Comments

Photo Credit: Fair Trade FederationGet caught up on Fair Trade news by reading this handy dandy, quick summary. This issue highlights a few upcoming Fair Trade events, a trip to Ecuador you won’t want to miss, plus the list of Fair Trade media headlines from around the globe.
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Fair Trade New Year Resolutions

Posted by in Global Exchange Store Updates on 8th January, 2014 | 3 Comments

Singing bowl for Meditation Handmade in Tibet and available in SfWhen I left the Global Exchange San Francisco shop on Christmas Eve (to drive to my parent’s house in Laguna Beach) it was filled with people and energy, a mixture of Christmas anticipation and December exhaustion. Our store Christmas tree, holding (8 hours installation time of) little white lights, had been standing strong since Thanksgiving. […]
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Fair Trade Roundup: Chocolate Companies Should Go Fair Trade

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Fair Trade Roundups on 18th December, 2013 | No Comments

Justice-Gingerbread-houseIn this Fair Trade Roundup, you’ll learn about actions you can take to encourage chocolate companies to go Fair Trade. Don’t forget the “News to Peruse” section towards the bottom for your dose of Fair Trade related news.
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