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Celebrating 2 Years of The Little Market’s Storefront

We are so excited to share that this Tuesday, Sept. 22 marks two years since we opened our first brick-and-mortar store in the Pacific Palisades, Calif. We wanted to thank each and every one of you for your support of The Little Market and our storefront! Through our physical store, we are able to share…

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Meet the Artisans: Sustainable Threads

Photo by Sustainable Threads We are so excited to share more about the organization behind many of our home essentials, Sustainable Threads.  Based in India, Sustainable Threads works with more than 12 artisan groups, creating long-term, transparent relationships while producing fair trade pieces. These groups include artisan cooperatives and groups employing women, people living with…

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Style Guide: Farmers Market Baskets + Totes

Style your farmers market look with our collection of market baskets and totes. Use it as a carryall for your trips to the farmers market while supporting your local shops. The way you shop can make a positive impact on the environment and artisans’ lives.  Read below for some of our favorite market baskets and…

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Summer Staycation

This long weekend does not have to feel different from the rest. Here are some fun ideas on how to enjoy a safe and healthy weekend at home!  Backyard Escape Transform your backyard into your dream destination while skipping the airport traffic.  Destination: Mexico City  What you will need: Add a tassel hammock! Try this…

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Gift Guide: Back to School

Like most things right now, this school year is anything but ordinary. Whether you’re a parent/guardian, an educator, or suddenly both – we’re all going through firsts right now. We encourage you to check in with one another by sending a thoughtful gift and remind your back-to-school community that they’re doing great. A meaningful gift…

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Recognizing International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

At The Little Market, our mission is dedicated to supporting dignified income opportunities for individuals in underserved communities all over the world. A core part of our mission is to raise awareness for human rights and to share the meaningful stories behind our products and the people who create them. Here on Cultural Exchange, we…

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Amanda Wilens’ Summery Peach Sangria

Photo by Amanda Wilens One of our favorite parts about summer is trying new recipes with fresh fruits. Our friend Amanda Wilens generously shared her amazing peach sangria recipe with us. Keep reading below to try this at home.  Sangrias are the perfect batch recipe for making a large pitcher of something for many to…

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Amanda Wilens’ Perfect Pineapple Margarita

Photo by Amanda Wilens Summer is in full swing here in Southern California, and we are embracing time at home by trying new recipes. Our friend Amanda Wilens shared an amazing recipe she’s created for a pineapple margarita. Keep reading below for this refreshing treat.  A delicious margarita is perfect for beating the heat. There…

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Artisan Spotlight: Basha

Photo Courtesy of Basha  At The Little Market, we have the honor of working with incredible artisan groups and social enterprises around the world. In recognition of World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, we are spotlighting the work of inspiring organizations that support resilient women who are artisans and survivors of trafficking. They have stories…

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