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Top 5 Graduation Gifts Under $25

Posted by in Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 27th May, 2014 | No Comments

journal realWhat is better than to honor someone’s academic success than with a Fair Trade graduation gift? At Global Exchange Fair Trade shops we have many graduation gifts to choose from. Let me help inspire the perfect gift for your graduate or teacher. Here are my top 5 graduation gifts under $25

Global Exchange Gals Shopping Spree at San Francisco Fair Trade Store

Posted by in Global Exchange Store Updates, Guest Posts on 22nd July, 2013 | No Comments

FT Store_2Recently, I joined a small group of Global Exchange staff members who visited our Global Exchange Fair Trade store in San Francisco. We went to celebrate our colleague Chelsea’s last day of a yearlong program in the development office at Global Exchange and to help her pick out some special items for her new apartment […]

Come Celebrate World Fair Trade Day with the Founder of a Fair Trade Artisan Cooperative

Posted by in Global Exchange Store Updates on 10th May, 2012 | No Comments

WFTD_2012_postcard_front-hi_resAt the Global Exchange Fair Trade stores we’re excited to celebrate World Fair Trade Day with a promotion AND a San Francisco in-store event–alongside more than 100,000 people across North America! Find out who’s coming to the SF store and what free gift you can receive when you support Fair Trade this World Fair Trade Day.

Mom Always Said Play Fair! Surprise Her With Free Fair Trade Gift

Posted by in Global Exchange Store Updates on 9th May, 2012 | 2 Comments

banglesMom usually knows best–and she deserves the same! Celebrate Mother’s Day with a special Fair Trade gift from our Global Exchange Fair Trade stores and receive a free set of beautiful bangle bracelets. You’ll be supporting artisans with over 1,000 years experience!

I Used to be Plastic. Now I’m a Beautiful Fair Trade Product!

Posted by in Global Exchange Store Updates on 12th October, 2011 | 3 Comments

ecoresin ringUpcycling is a great way to convert waste materials into useful products of high quality, keeping plastic and other materials that are non-biodegradable out of landfills. Stop by the Global Exchange Fair Trade Store in San Francisco and check out our new upcycled products, from plastic jewelry to clutches made out of cassette tapes!

Another Reason Why Women Think Chocolate is Divine

Posted by in Global Exchange Store Updates on 27th February, 2011 | 5 Comments

429In honor of the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day on March 8th, Global Exchange is teaming up with farmer-owned chocolate company Divine Chocolate, to celebrate the women of Divine’s farmer collective, Kuapa Kokoo. This Spring, Divine will be donating a portion of their sales to the Kuapa Kokoo’s Women’s Project; they’re teaching women cocoa farmers how to start small businesses, earn extra family income, and feel tremendous pride. You can show your support by purchasing Divine Chocolate 3.5 oz bars at the San Francisco Global Exchange Store for the month of March, and we’ll give you $1.00 off!

Fair Trade Gift Ideas!

Posted by in Global Exchange Store Updates on 10th December, 2010 | 2 Comments

IA10CoatHook-2Let me guess. You’ve scouted neighborhood stores, checked out endless holiday sales online, and still don’t know what to get everyone on your shopping list? Whether you’re looking for gifts under $20 or something for someone who has everything, we can help! Come into your local Global Exchange Fair Trade Store and find endless possibilities of affordable Fair Trade gifts for everyone on your holiday list!