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Where Fair Trade All Began

Fair trade is a relatively new concept, and it was all started by the courage of one woman. Read her story of how just one person can impact generations.

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Small Steps

  Fair trade. This two-word phrase has become a bit of a buzz word lately and for the most part, consumers know it is a good thing and they know...

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Why You Should Take Your Shoes and Travel

The first time I left the United States and visited a developing nation I was only 13 years old. My parents abandoned our “normal” life and joined an amazing international...

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Welcome to Collective Thoughts, our people-powered blog

HEY FRIENDS! I'm so very glad you're here. A million years ago (ok, more like 5 years ago) we had a blog that went the way of the dinosaur, but...

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We Named Our Business After You

So, I’ve been in marketing for 17+ years. Which makes me sound crazy old, but let’s just pretend I started working when I was 12. Mkay, thanks. I’ve been responsible...

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