October is Fair Trade Month!

Did you know that October is Fair Trade Month? Well, it is!

Fair Trade Month is sponsored by Fair Trade USA, and this year marks the 8th annual celebration of fair trade. Yippee!

Here at Earth Divas we passionately believe in fair trade. And, we have a lot of exciting stories coming up about some new relationships we have with artisans and community organizations in India and Nepal. For us, fair trade isn’t just an option; it’s the only way to do business.

Hopefully, Fair Trade Month will do even more to raise awareness about the importance of fair trade. I believe it’s important for people to realize that they have the power to help change the world. Every time you buy fair trade, you can contribute to a better world. The dollars you spend help farmers and artisans receive a fair wage for their efforts and skill.

This is a win-win situation! You get a fair trade item you love, and the people who made it receive a fair wage for their work. It’s the way all our transactions should be. And hopefully, over time, we’ll get there!

In the meantime, there is plenty you can do to support fair trade, and celebrate Fair Trade Month.

1. Support Fair Trade Products

The holidays are coming up, which is the busiest time of the year. You can make a huge impact simply by buying your friends and family fair trade gifts. Our fair trade hemp bags are a wonderful choice, of course, by any fair trade gift will make a positive difference in the world.

2. Download the Fair Trade App

You can help spread awareness about fair trade products in your area, or find places to buy fair trade products locally, by downloading Fair Trade USA’s new fair trade app. This handy tool makes it easy to find specific, fair trade products in your area.

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