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Organic or Fair Trade ?

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN ORGANIC COTTON AND FAIR TRADE COTTON?

If you want to go green, what do you buy, organic or fair-trade? The two are different answer is; if possible,  a combination is the best. 95 more words

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Why We Do Rigorous Evaluation

Over the past week there has been an interesting debate between activists and academics in the comments section of this article, entitled 10 Reasons Fair Trade Coffee Doesn’t Work… 731 more words

Development

Unorganized Sector, Self Help Groups and Fair Trade

The Fair Trade Movement in India was mainly started to improve the plight of workers working in unorganized sectors under marginalized conditions. In spite of working very hard these workers are unable to arrange for the necessary means of survival and moreover unscrupulous middlemen buy from them at very cheap rates and sell at very high prices. 228 more words

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We are living in a material world...

I started donating a lot of stuff after having my son Henry three years ago—for one thing, it’s hard to live in a Brooklyn apartment if you’re a hoarder. 1,253 more words

Buddhism

This Week's Favorite Things

1. I love this beautiful, hand-made dress from Mitla Moda. It is a special piece I would love to have in my closet. This dress could be a great transition piece from summer to fall with some booties and a leather jacket.  106 more words

Author: Katie Metzger

SAVING THE RAIN FOREST

Puro Fair Trade Coffee saving the rain forest.

How? “At Puro we see no sense in industrial growth at the expense of the community and the welfare of our planet. 351 more words

"Better World Shopper" Kicked My Butt

I am homesteading again today, this means Jason is canning tomatoes and applesauce from our trees. It’s super-duper homesteady. And I am making gluten free/grain free/dairy free snacks for the week (I am praying they last till Monday). 761 more words