Results tagged with 'fair trade'
Published June 6, 2012
Steve Hawthorne doesn't just buy beans for Milwaukee's Stone Creek Coffee Roasters. He could do that by phone or by e-mail with most of the world's coffee farmers. But until Hawthorne sees these farms first hand, in person, he can't know for sure that they meet his company's exacting standards for quality and ethics.
Published Dec. 6, 2011
Karen Lillie wanted shoppers to have the chance to purchase more fair trade, earth friendly, natural fiber and organic products, so she opened not one - but two - shops on Washington Avenue in Cedarburg.
Published Nov. 10, 2011
Eleven years ago, Shawn Hutchens opened Green Fields, an upscale bohemian boutique, on Farwell Avenue. Last month, he opened a second location in a brand new building, 1241 N. Brady St. The shop celebrates its grand opening this weekend.
Published May 7, 2010
Saturday, May 8 is World Fair Trade Day and for the 48 hours that encompass a global day, millions of participants in hundreds of cities in more than 70 countries celebrate with breakfasts, talks, markets, live performances, a lift, fashion shows, carnivals, festivals, processions and protests, to drive Fair Trade and campaign for justice in trade and promote sustainable social and environmental policy.
Published Dec. 17, 2009
Rishi Tea's new holiday Cinnamon Plum Tea is deliciously sweet and spicy with an herbal scent and rich cider consistency. But to match cultural ideals with taste buds, it's a product that's organic, fair trade, locally based and donates 25% of proceeds to the Clean Water Fund. This holiday season, there really is no better gift.
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