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Top 10 Gifts That Give Back

Top 10 Gifts That Give Back

We all love to shop. The conscious living movement is inspiring us to think deeper about our spending and to purchase with purpose. We want our dol...
Top 20 Facts about Fair Trade

Top 20 Facts about Fair Trade

We love sharing new information and helping people learn about Fair Trade. Whether you are new to the movement or have been involved all your life,...
The Perfect Gifts for a Housewarming Party

The Perfect Gifts for a Housewarming Party

Oooh, we love a good housewarming. When a friend or family member has made a new place a home, it’s a special honor to share the occasion and celeb...
Our Favorite Fair Trade Gifts!

Our Favorite Fair Trade Gifts!

When you begin the journey of Fair Trade and more mindful shopping, gifting is one easy segment of life to make fair. It’s fun and easy to share Fa...
What Does it Mean to be Fair Trade Clothing?

What Does it Mean to be Fair Trade Clothing?

Exciting things are happening in the fashion industry. We as a culture are waking up to the harsh realities and labor problems in sweatshops, abusi...
Easy Ways to Support Fair Trade

Easy Ways to Support Fair Trade

You’re ready to change the world and shop Fair Trade, but you don’t know where to begin? Don’t worry, you’re not the only one. Since we’ve been the...
How to Live More Sustainably

How to Live More Sustainably

Together we have learned that sustainable items come from systems that value people, planet, and profits equally [https://thebanyantree.com/blogs/b...
What Does Fair Trade Certification Mean?

What Does Fair Trade Certification Mean?

Whether you have shopped ethically for a long time or are new to the movement, there is still some confusion about the issue of certification. Here...
What are Sustainable Items?

What are Sustainable Items?

You hear this term all the time. But what does it actually mean? What are sustainable items? It should not be a mystery. Sustainable items come fro...
Our Favorite Fair Trade Gifts!

Our Favorite Fair Trade Gifts!

When you begin the journey of Fair Trade and more mindful shopping, gifting is one easy segment of life to make fair. It’s fun and easy to share Fa...
How to Tie Thai Fisherman Pants

How to Tie Thai Fisherman Pants

We love these stylish pants! They are lightweight and breezy without the need to pick a size, and you will be the envy of your friends when you wea...
How to Find Fair Trade Products

How to Find Fair Trade Products

So you’re ready to make a difference with your shopping. Do you wonder how to find Fair Trade products? We can help! Read on to learn more. As a mo...