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Alpaca: Eco-friendly Wool Alternative

  The Benefits of Alpaca Blankets What exactly is an Alpaca? Closely related to the llama, alpaca are native to South America's Andes Mountain region, where they spend all winter accumulating ...

Back to School: Ethical Finds for College Students

Calling all social justice-minded college students! Headed back to campus in a few weeks? We've got everything you need to outfit your room and your life in fair trade fashion this fall. Whether you' ...

30 Fair Trade Gifts Under $30

You don’t have to spend big bucks to buy fair trade gifts this holiday season. Shopping on a budget? Browse our list of 30 gift ideas under $30 below - we’ve included options for anyone on your shopp ...

Fair Trade Gift Guide: For Mom

Like what you see? All of the images above are clickable links. She’s sweet, she’s classy, and she loves a gift with a good story. We’ve scoured our shop & put together a list full of though ...

Go Green for the Holidays

Looking for eco-friendly gifts this holiday season? Go green for the holidays… by doing your shopping at the Greenheart Shop! We invite all of our Chicago readers to stop into our shop in O ...

John Oliver Takes on Fast Fashion

Have you seen this video from Last Week Tonight by John Oliver that skewers mainstream fashion brands? No? What are you waiting for! It’s been making its rounds among the fair trade community onl ...

10 Reasons we love Fair Trade

We celebrated a bit early with our friends in Chicago at Daley Plaza last week, but this Saturday is World Fair Trade Day, and celebrations will be taking place all over the world to honor the men an ...

Ethical Holiday Shopping Tips from the Pros!

Anni Metz, Hannah Theisen, and Jonit Bookheim are all seasoned veterans in the world of fair trade. They've founded businesses, formed coalitions, helped to start shopping revolutions, and are known ...