Just Say No To Sweatshops

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green LA girl links to the latest issue of Just Things from The Fair Trade Journal of Applied Counter-Economics. This issue focuses on clothes, what makes trade fair and the connection between fair… Continue reading

Fair Trade Reigns in UK & Ireland

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I learn from Google Trends that fair trade is: Searched for most in the UK and Ireland. (This makes sense for there are 150 fair trade towns in Ireland and Britain.) This is… Continue reading

Bono wants to know…

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“What can we do to make poverty history?” There are currently 28,746 responses to his question on Yahoo! Answers.

Making A Difference in Guatemala

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“Your purchase makes a difference” is one of our taglines. Meagan Chesrown, a UT student and volunteer at our Austin store, witnessed the impact of fair trade for herself. In June 2006, she… Continue reading

Billanthory

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I’ve taken to The Economist lately and its July 1 feature story is on Warren Buffett’s $37 billion gift to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Since Buffett broke the story as an… Continue reading

America’s First Fair Trade Town

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Whoever would have thought that Media, PA, instead of any other given city in California will be hailed the nation’s first fair trade town? On July 8, Media Borough will officially be the… Continue reading

I Heard It On NPR

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Spider House, Green Muse, Bouldin Creek Cafe (aka caffeine dealers), Quack’s, Flightpath and, now introducing… Progress Coffee. I heard Joshua & Sarah’s underwriting spot on NPR and gotta say their Website looks pretty… Continue reading