Fair Trade Blog Posts

Alora Jewelry

Jewelry is this girl’s best friend, next to my husband of course and so when I had the chance to try out Alora Jewelry I... The post Alora Jewelry appeared first on God4bAndMe - Where faith, fashion, food and fun meet or collide.
by God4bAndMe on Nov 28, 2015

Saturday Shopping at Trades of Hope

Hi friends.  Welcome to Saturday Morning!  Stay in your PJs and grab a cup of coffee and take a look at some great handmade items that would make some great Christmas gifts!Have you heard of Trades of Hope? They sell handmade items from artisans a...
by Curb Alert! on Nov 8, 2014

O MERCADO E O CONSUMO – DESIGN AO VIVO

Filed under: Brazilian Design, Design Research, Design Thinking, sustainable design Tagged: brazil, brazilian design, consumo, consumo colaborativo, creativity, Critical Thinking, desenho industrial, design, design ao vivo, fair trade, inovação, me...
by Design Research Portal on Sep 29, 2014

UNIVERSAL DESIGN WORKSHOP – DESIGN AO VIVO – BRAZIL

I WILL BE AT THE EVENT DESIGN AO VIVO IN CURITIBA WITH TWO SESSIONS: - MARKET AND CONSUMPTION FROM A MORE ECOLOGICAL AND INNOVATIVE PERSPECTIVE - UNIVERSAL DESIGN – CREATING INNOVATIVE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES PLEASE SHARE AND IF YOU ARE … C...
by Design Research Portal on Sep 29, 2014

Light Through the Rubble

NOTE: A PRESS RELEASE FROM THE ASSOCIATION OF NEGROS PRODUCERS In creating unique lighting and furniture, Hacienda Crafts stays true to its mission as an envirosocial design company. Because of this, owners Joey Gaston and Christina Borromeo-Gaston a...
by PINOY BISNIZ on Sep 20, 2014

Reasons to Buy Organic Fair Trade Products Like Those from Dr Bronner’s

If you try to buy products that contain as few chemicals as possible then it is likely that you are already looking for products that are organic. One of the things that you might not realize that you should be looking for are products that are certi...
by Jenns Blah Blah Blog on Jun 30, 2014

Beware of the Big Brand Brainwash

Thankfully, the big brand brainwash no longer has an effect on me. I can’t remember when I last went to Starbucks. At first, it was the novelty and the dazzling selection of coffees – Latte, Americano, Macchiatto, Frescato, SchmuckatoR...
by Cosmic Collection on Apr 2, 2014

Beware of the Big Brand Brainwash

Thankfully, the big brand brainwash no longer has an effect on me. I can’t remember when I last went to Starbucks. At first, it was the novelty and the dazzling selection of coffees – Latte, Americano, Macchiatto, Frescato, SchmuckatoR...
by Cosmic Collection on Apr 2, 2014

One Million Pageviews Giveaway Winner!

Hi friends, thank you to all of the entries for theCurb Alert! One Million Pageviews Giveaway.Well we reached one million over the weekend and now headed towards the two million mark!  It will take a while but a girls gotta dream, right?&nb...
by Curb Alert! on Mar 31, 2014

Coffee or Tea: The Age Old Beverage Debate.

For me, coffee it has to be! My morning is just not complete without that first ‘cup of Joe’ that I crave, then maybe a second and a third. Tea just doesn't seem to do it. Green tea, black tea,... Come garden, plant, grow, eat and learn all abou...
by Garden. Plant. Grow. Eat on Oct 24, 2013

Coffee or Tea: The Age Old Beverage Debate.

For me, coffee it has to be! My morning is just not complete without that first ‘cup of Joe’ that I crave, then maybe a second and a third. Tea just doesn't seem to do it. Green tea,... Come garden, plant, grow, eat and learn all about edible ga...
by Garden. Plant. Grow. Eat on Oct 24, 2013

Staying Green on The Go

Living an eco-conscious lifestyle extends beyond the walls of your home. Almost every choice you make has an impact on the environment, including how or where you travel. The good news is that you don’t have to stay home in order to maintain your g...
by Environment Green on Jun 4, 2013

Rapaport's Fair Trade Symposium at JCK - ‘Doing Good IS Good Business’

Gleim The Jeweler and Smithworks Fine Jewelry agreed with the Diamond Empowerment Fund’s (DEF) message that ‘Doing Good IS Good Business’ and signed on to the Diamonds for Good Membership Program at the recent AGS Conclave.The Diamonds for Good...
by The Daily Jewel on May 19, 2013

Why Buying Fair Trade Gifts DOES Make a Difference

I love fair trade gifts; they are ethical, because they haven’t been produced in sweat shops or unsafe buildings. The recent disaster in Bangladesh, in which over 800 people have been killed in a factory collapse, is a stark reminder to … Co...
by Cosmic Collection on May 14, 2013

Tribal Trends

Earlier this week I had the chance to share over at the blog of one of my favorite fair wage businesses, Purse & Clutch. Jen’s doing a great series on spring fashion trends and I was excited to share my new favorite. I hope you’ll com...
by mercy(INK) on May 10, 2013

Why Fair Trade Matters

One day last October I walked down a long, dusty road into a poor Guatemalan village to wash the dirt off little feet. As the children came through the line, one by one, the grime was washed off their shoeless feet and replaced with a new, clean pair...
by mercy(INK) on Apr 22, 2013

How I Shop Fair Trade // Scribbles from Emily

photo via Made in a Free World If you’ve read this blog for any length of time, you know that Lauren is passionate about fair trade. The first time I heard of human trafficking was in high school, researching for an essay about “problems in our w...
by mercy(INK) on Apr 19, 2013

Fair Trade Fashion // 10 Spring Staples

1) Joyne Chevron Big Bag // Purse + Clutch // $55 2) Red Infinity Scarf // KCA by Fashioning Change // $19.98 > > > get a $10 credit to Fashioning Change here 3) Flower Print Maxi Dress // Etrican // $35 4) Frehiwot Scarf // Live Fashiona...
by mercy(INK) on Apr 8, 2013

Trades of Hope Giveaway

I think most people want to live a better story. If you asked around I think most people would say they are not satisfied with the status quo. They want to be involved, they want to make a difference and see change happen. They desire justice too. Th...
by mercy(INK) on Apr 3, 2013

your voice / / hope{full} / / + heart&home link up #35

For those who have been following Mercy Ink for a while, you probably know I’m a lover of fairly traded goods and fashion. No, not everything, or even most of, what I wear and purchase is fair trade, but / / source: slavery footprint / / Someti...
by mercy(INK) on Feb 26, 2013
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