Fair Trade Federation’s 2013 Fair Trade Calendar Now Available

Each year, the Fair Trade Federation sells a beautiful calendar to raise money and spread awareness. And, the 2013 calendar is now available!
I’m really excited for this year’s calendar because the photography is always stunning. There’s also plenty of great information about fair trade within the calendar itself. According to the FTF, the 2013 calendar [...]

Global Goods’ Fair Trade School Fundraisers

When I was in elementary school, we would occasionally sign up to go door-to-door, selling things to help raise money for the band, or the girls’ baseball team, or whatever after-school program was currently in a financial crisis.
Of course, in Louisiana, in the 1980s, our selling choices were limited. We generally sold holiday wrapping paper, [...]

Amazing Fair Trade Store: Raven + Lily

I love finding new socially-responsible businesses to fall in love with. And when those businesses sell products I can fall in love with at the same time, even better.
This is what has happened with Raven + Lily. This site carries all the things women love: clothing, jewelry, paper, scarves, and bath luxuries. The best part [...]

Fair Trade, Upcycled Valentine Gifts Ideas

It seems like we just got done with Christmas, so it’s hard to believe Valentine’s Day is just over two weeks away. Yes, really!
I wanted to compile a quick list of things I’m loving around the Internet right now, with the focus being on things that would make wonderful fair trade and/or upcycled Valentines Day [...]

One of My Favorite Fair Trade Shops: World of Good

Thanks to the growth of the Internet, and the gaining momentum of fair trade, there are a lot of really wonderful fair trade stores and retailers out there. And, this is a big reason why we started Divas4Divas; we’re trying to put all these amazing fair trade sellers in one place so that shopping ethically [...]

Fair Trade Stocking Stuffers

It’s hard to believe that Christmas is only two days away. Two days! How did the countdown get down to two?
December has been a whirlwind here at Earth Divas. We got a ton of amazing new bags up on the site, and we launched our Divas4Divas Campaign to help promote fair trade holiday gifts. Both [...]

Some of Our Unique Fair Trade Accessories

Here at Earth Divas, we specialize in handmade, fair trade bags. But what you might not know is that our artisans also make many unique, handmade accessories like scarves, necklaces, hats, belts, and mittons. Yep, really!
I love the accessories we carry because they’re truly unique. So, I wanted to highlight a few of my favorite [...]

Fair Trade Bags for the Holidays

The winter holiday season is one of my most favorite times of the year. And, compiling gift lists is a favorite past time.
This year, many of my friends and family will be getting handmade gifts. I love making and canning my own foods, and throughout the summer and fall I stay busy creating gourmet jams [...]

Divas4Divas is Up and Running!

I’m super excited to let you all know that our Divas4Divas Campaign officially went live this week! Yahoo!┬áIsn’t our badge gorgeous? I love it’s feminine, vintage-inspired look so, so much. And the best part is that this campaign has the ability to do real and lasting good in the lives of women in developing countries.
How [...]

Shop Fair Trade on Black Friday

As I write this, shoppers and stores are gearing up for the biggest shopping day of the year. Black Friday is just two days away.
Will you be going out? I sure won’t be! I love hibernating the weekend after Thanksgiving. I’m not a mall kind of girl anyway. I stay home, eat delicious foods, read [...]