An Insider’s Look at Fair Trade Textiles Offered in Chicago

An Insider’s Look at Fair Trade Textiles Offered in Chicago

This is a guest post written by CFT volunteer Whitney Richardson.  The ties between sustainability, preservation of cultural heritage, and fair trade are innumerable. The cycle often looks like this: natural fibers are grown or raised carefully, harvested and hand-processed by artisans, created using skill and precision thoughtfully (often by hand) using techniques passed down from generations, the items are then sold at market for an honorable price that accounts for time and skill put in by the creator that goes back into generating an ethical system of production, providing livable income and an…Read more

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Ambassador Organics: Ambassador Organics goes to great lengths to bring consumers great-tasting coffee, tea, and spices. Their brand consists of premium foods from the finest certified organic and biodynamic products and ingredients in the world. Ambassador Organics directly participates in providing farmers with markets in which they can maintain the dignity of their work and the integrity of their farms. Categories: Food & Beverage Artisans of Ghana: Charmed by the people on Ghana and the vibrancy of their culture while visiting the country on a mission trip, founder Terri Neil was inspired to…Read more
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