october is fair trade month

October is Fair Trade Month. It's the perfect opportunity to encourage fair trade in your life and the lives of others. Buy yourself some fair trade chocolate. Buy your friend a fair trade scarf. Read up on fair trade and the companies who support it. Boycott companies with a history of human rights violations. Buy … Continue reading october is fair trade month

on coffee shops

Coffee shops are a necessary social institution. They're a place for meeting, reuniting, flirting, reading, studying, napping, meditating, observing, and imbibing. I feel immensely grateful to work in one. I eavesdrop on brown-nosers, innovators, hobbyists, gossipers, and over-sharers. I see joyful reunions and daily fights between friends over who gets to pay for whose latte. … Continue reading on coffee shops

Fair Trade Month

Happy October and joyous¬†Fair Trade Month. If you read my last post, you'll recall that I'm on a mission to spend my money on ethically produced products; now is the perfect time for you to join me. You can take the Fair Trade Pledge over at Fair Trade USA. Check out their list of Products … Continue reading Fair Trade Month