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Celebrating World Fair Trade Week

Handwriting by Marisa Mangum World Fair Trade Week, organized by the World Fair Trade Organization, takes place from November 8 through November 15. Every two years, entities in the fair trade supply chain — including fair trade organizations, producers, wholesalers, and advocates — meet to discuss the Fair Trade movement and its course. From November…

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Holiday How To: Go-To Gift Bag 5 Ways

Photo by Alandra Chavarria The holidays can be a handful, so make sure you’re prepared. Our reusable bags are perfect for gifting, toting party essentials, and carrying presents! Photos Courtesy of Claire Thomas (@kitchykitchen) and Alandra Chavarria We favor these small gift bags for holding freshly baked cookies. If you’re on a budget, make chocolate chip cookies for all, or assemble a “cookie in…

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Fair Trade Principle 4: Promote Fair Trade

Photo by The Little Market As an active member of a fair trade organization, The Little Market is committed to raising awareness about fair trade. We have previously discussed fair trade as a social movement focused on ensuring that the means of production, global supply chains, and economic systems become equitable. Next up in our…

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Décor with a Purpose

Over the past year, we have expanded upon our collection of décor made by artisans in Rwanda. Artisans at All Across Africa have created beautiful pieces that have a significant cultural meaning to the community of Rwanda and Uganda. All Across Africa, a benefit corporation, works to create jobs and markets in Africa to allow…

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Happy Holiday Travels to All

Photo by Alandra Chavarria With sweater weather and pumpkin spiced lattes come holiday travel plans. Whether you’re going on a dreamy getaway or visiting family back home, here are some hot tips for cold travels. Photo by Alandra Chavarria 1. Don’t forget the gifts! Make everyone feel special this holiday season with a gift that…

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How To: 7 Ways to Reuse Your Candle Jar

We just added three-wick, keepsake candles to our collection at The Little Market. After about a year in development, we are very excited to share these new candles with you. When curating products at The Little Market, in addition to ensuring these products are made following fair trade practices and are ethically sourced, we love…

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