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Meera in India!

Meera in India!

Owner Meera visited our artisans in India. Follow her journey through these awesome pictures of our bike chain artisans! "Maplewood" hook being cra...
A New Mira

A New Mira

A New UsIt's no secret anymore - we've changed our image! Many of you have noticed the logo update, and with that comes some change in the way we r...
Top-Selling Products This Holiday

Top-Selling Products This Holiday

You need to know what sells. Below is a list for you to take advantage of.  Take a look at our top selling products that will surely sell when you ...
Fall Decor Favorites

Fall Decor Favorites

Fall favorites to decorate your home with this season!
Fair Trade Made Simple: Pt. 5

Fair Trade Made Simple: Pt. 5

The role of the consumer is rapidly changing across all areas business, yet how is that change special for fair trade companies? Join us this month as we look at why including the customer in fair trade business is integral to the movements expansion.
Fair Trade Made Simple: Pt. 4

Fair Trade Made Simple: Pt. 4

The uptick in modern consumer consciousness has necessitated openness in terms of how a business functions across multiple levels. Join us this week as we explore the role transparency plays in this shift and how it impacts fair trade businesses.
Father's Day Ideas

Father's Day Ideas

The history of Father's Day and the best gifts for dad!
Fair Trade Made Simple: Pt. 3

Fair Trade Made Simple: Pt. 3

What connection has society created between consumerism and poverty alleviation? How do our purchasing habits affect ourselves and our globe? In this months post, we explore the impact consumption has had on Western society and what fair trade can do to change it.
Moving Forward From The FTF Conference

Moving Forward From The FTF Conference

 The conference this past week has been a tremendously eye opening experience. I met a number of motivated, passionate, and caring individuals who have dedicated their lives to affirming the necessity of fair trade.
Fair Trade Made Simple: Pt. 2

Fair Trade Made Simple: Pt. 2

As touched upon in my previous post, fair trade appears to me as a motion, “of modern principles within the sphere of commerce.” This movement is not solely reliant upon the actual exchange of goods, but also on the vibrancy with which it is endowed. Within the domain of fair trade, there is an undeniably mystical happenstance that occurs when people from two distinct cultures mutually work to achieve the same end.

 

Fair Trade Made Simple: Pt. 1

Fair Trade Made Simple: Pt. 1

The recent development in global economics termed “fair trade” is a highly complex and pertinent issue for consumers both domestic and abroad. From...
#FairTuesday

#FairTuesday

Who does your purchase empower on #FairTuesday? Photo Credit: http://www.fairtuesday.com/ After Thanksgiving feasts have taken place and football i...