Spring Weekend Getaway Bags!

Do you know what I love about spring and early summer?
I love taking a quick weekend getaway to Grand Haven, Michigan. Grand Haven is just three hours from where I live, and it’s a lovely little town right on Lake Michigan. My husband and I go several times a year because the beaches are gorgeous, [...]

Fair Trade Easter Purses for Gifts

It’s hard to believe that the Easter holidays are just around the corner. If you’re looking for some fun and springy presents for your kids’ Easter basket (or for your own), we have some wonderful fair trade bags that they would love!
1. Pressed Wool Shoulder Bag

This wonderful fair trade pressed wool bag is perfect for [...]

How Our Bags are Born

Hi Everyone,
Ed is in Nepal right now working with our artisans to create some great new fair trade bags. He sent some great pictures that show how the process of a bag comes together!
Here’s how this group of artisans, shown below, works with Ed, at least on this trip!
Step 1: The artisans come up with [...]

Tips for Starting a Fair Trade Business: The Story of Earth Divas

When the owner of Earth Divas, Ed Edmundson, decided to start a company that sold 100% fair trade items, he had no idea how to get started. Learning the ins and outs of how to source and supply fair trade items was a huge undertaking. And, like any business owner he made some mistakes along the [...]