fair-trade, shopping, ethical shopping

Fair-Trade Shopping Made Easy

Shopping is a great American pastime that even those on a tight budget can manage to enjoy every now and again. Fortunately, more consumers are participating in ethical shopping, better known as fair trade. This trend of shopping continues to do the world of good. Fair trade products promote international…

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Ten Thousand Villages: Sustainable, Fair Trade

It all started in late 1940’s from the trunk of Edna Byler’s car. She traveled to Puerto Rico in 1946 and witnessed the country’s overwhelming poverty. Byler believed she could make a difference by giving artisans in developing countries a sustainable, economic platform to sell their wares in the North America marketplace. Her vision and…

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