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Green Wedding Gift Guide

Wedding Gift Guide Time to celebrate love! Weddings are such an exciting time in a couple's life. From setting up a new home to starting a new life together, send the couple a thoughtful gift. Gre ...

Pickles: Make Summer Last a Little Longer

I've always been a fan of pickles, but I recently had a baby, so for the last year, my love of pickles has been in overdrive. I've been gobbling up anything salty, sweet, and crunchy I can get a hold ...

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 ...

Fair Trade Gift Guide: For Dad

Like what you see? All of the images above are clickable links.Your dad might not quite understand exactly what fair trade is, but he’ll still love these handmade, eco-friendly, fair trade gifts! So ...

Chicago’s Sweat-Free Future Looks Bright

Have you heard the news? In July, the City Council voted to make Chicago a Sweat-free City! How did this happen? In May, Chicago Fair Trade, in partnership with 47th Ward Alderman Ameya Pawar ...

Take Your Love of Fair Trade on the Road!

Got any road trips planned for the coming months? With Memorial Day Around the corner, take your love of fair trade on the road! There are fair trade boutiques, retailers, and coffee shops in cities ...

5 Reasons we love Old Town

Greenheart Shop is located in Chicago's Old Town neighborhood, a charming area along the lakefront just north of downtown.  We love the area, from its charming side streets, to the abundanc ...

Travel Right, Travel Light

I was practically raised to love traveling. Every year when I was young we would go on a family vacation, whether that be to the beach in Mexico or the metal jungle of New York. Not only do I love ex ...

What We’re Reading: Our staff's favorite blogs

Winter is in full swing here in Chicago (we're actually under a winter storm warning right now!), which means we’re all spending a lot of time enjoying our favorite indoor activities- listening to po ...