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How a yen for travel launched a fair trade business.

How a yen for travel launched a fair trade business.

Another story in a series about the inspiring fair trade businesswomen who supply our beautiful products.  Giovanna Mantilla likes to travel.  She and her mother took off about 7 years ago on an excursion through India and Southeast Asia that lasted six months. Along the way, she kept stumbling on small artisan groups and families hand crafting beautiful […]

Textiles to Textbooks–How Purses Built A School

I used to be a speed shopper—grabbing what caught my eye without giving much thought to how, where or by whom it was made. But as I resurrected my former green self from college days and became involved in fair trade, my shopping rate has slowed to a snail’s pace.  I want to know as […]