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Block Printing with Kara!

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Store Updates on 11th April, 2013 | 18 Comments

Step 5Sitting at my kitchen table, looking down at the beautiful tablecloth hand block printed in Bajur, India, I can’t help but wonder… Could I have made this? How difficult can block printing be? I just so happen to have some beautiful blocks, fabric paint, paintbrushes and canvas ….so here I go!

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!

Fair Trade Your Harvest Table

Posted by in Global Exchange Store Updates on 27th October, 2010 | 3 Comments

artisan blockprintinng-1Celebrate the fall harvest with Fair Trade tablecloths and napkins at all Global Exchange store locations in San Francisco, Berkeley, Portland, Washington D.C., and Virginia! If you buy a tablecloth and four napkins, we’ll throw in four FREE napkins!

Go Green by Switching to Cloth Napkins!

Posted by in Global Exchange Store Updates on 13th October, 2010 | 2 Comments

image.cidReduce your carbon footprint this season by switching from paper to cloth napkins! If you buy one set (one tablecloth and four napkins) of our handmade, blockprinted table linens, we’ll throw in four additional napkins for FREE!