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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.

Weaving Sustains Family During Harvest Time in the Mayan Highlands

Posted by in Global Exchange Store Updates on 10th October, 2012 | 4 Comments

Jocelyn and weaving partners in Guatemala Photo Credit: Global Exchange, September 2012Last month Jocelyn Boreta, Program Director of the Global Exchange Fair Trade stores, traveled to Guatemala to work with some of our producer partners. She shares highlights (and beautiful photos!) of the trip with us:

From East Coast to West, Swing into a Fair Trade Summer!

Posted by in Global Exchange Store Updates on 18th July, 2012 | 2 Comments

Guatemala ApronsWhether you can’t wait to have that summer get-together with family, friends, and neighbors, or you just feel like you want a little mid-summer break and throw yourself a “me-time” tea time, the Global Exchange Fair Trade stores have just the thing to help you set the stage. Read on to find out what your summer is missing…

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!