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Getting Ready for Holiday Parties with Global Exchange and LOFT1513

Posted by in Global Exchange Store Updates on 26th November, 2013 | 1 Comment

IMG_6696Holiday parties are a time to come together and celebrate our values…and get a little dressed up. At Global Exchange, we choose to celebrate community, culture, and sustainability through our clothing and jewelry selection. So what are you going to wear this year, conscious shoppers?
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Order Peace on Earth Action Kit While Supplies Last

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Featured, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 25th November, 2013 | 2 Comments

Peace-Action-KitAllow me to introduce you to the brand new, limited addition Global Exchange Peace On Earth Action Kits! Exactly what you need to Fair Trade your holidays this season.
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Fair Trade Roundup: #FairTuesday Is Coming. Are You Ready?

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Fair Trade Roundups, Global Exchange Store Updates on 20th November, 2013 | No Comments

fair tuesday logoThis Fair Trade Roundup features a dirty Fair Trade campaign, news about #FairTuesday and how YOU can participate, plus an announcement about the Global Exchange Fair Trade Store annual holiday party in San Francisco. And to round out our Fair Trade Roundup…our usual gathering of Fair Trade related articles.
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Fair Trade Knitting Communities of Bolivia and Peru

Posted by in Global Exchange Store Updates on 14th November, 2013 | No Comments

splash-image-bigNew Global Exchange Fair Trade Store Sales Associate Carly spreads the love for Fair Trade knitting communities of Bolivia and Peru.
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Fair Trade Store Becomes San Francisco Certified Green Business

Posted by in Global Exchange Store Updates on 13th November, 2013 | 3 Comments

green sign sfWe are proud to announce that the Global Exchange Fair Trade store in San Francisco has met the highest standards of the San Francisco Green Business Program. We are officially a Green place to shop! Here’s what that means……
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Wholesome Memories, Brutal Realities: The True Cost of the Sugar We Crave

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Guest Posts on 5th November, 2013 | 7 Comments

Sugarcane-Worker-NicaraguaGuest blogger Hana Ivanhoe, an Engagement and Advocacy Manager with Fairfood International, explores the poor working conditions in Nicaragua’s sugarcane industry and what consumers can do about it.
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Blog Action Day: Fair Trade & Human Rights, a Recipe for Economic Justice

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views on 16th October, 2013 | 2 Comments

Sweatshop workersHappy Blog Action Day! Today bloggers around the world unite to blog about human rights. (Cool, huh?) So today I’m exploring the connection between Fair Trade and human rights, and how you can support economic justice for all.
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A Day in San Antonio, Guatemala With Artisan Weavers

Posted by in Featured, Global Exchange Store Updates on 1st October, 2013 | 5 Comments

IMG_0137Global Exchange’s Berkeley/San Francisco Fair Trade Stores Manager Kara Roguly walks us through a day in the life of a Fair Trade buyer in Guatemala, who meets directly with artisan suppliers to see how they make beautiful crafts.
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Fair Trade Roundup: Get Ready for Fair Trade Month

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Fair Trade Roundups, Featured, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 25th September, 2013 | 1 Comment

FairtradeAmerica-fairtrademonth-logoFair Trade month is coming up fast, so this Fair Trade Roundup has lots of info to help folks plug into this exciting time, plus fresh Fair Trade news picks in the “News to Peruse” section. Hope you enjoy!
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It’s Almost Time to Fair Trade Your Halloween

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 18th September, 2013 | 2 Comments

Fair Trade is bootifulOctober is Fair Trade month, and we’ve got 31 days of fun ideas and activities for you to take part!
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