House of Mandela: Fair Trade wines from South Africa's famous family
November 8, 2013, 8 a.m. by Robin Shreeves
The daughter and granddaughter of Nelson Mandela lead the Mandela family in sustainable wine making.
Holiday hostess gift idea: Divine Dark Chocolate Thins
November 4, 2013, 10:16 a.m. by Robin Shreeves
Real peppermint oil or ginger oil make Divine's fair trade dinner thins a welcome addition to dessert and coffee. They’d also make a welcome gift for your party host.
Fair. Quinoa Vodka, a gluten-free, Fair Trade spirit
October 28, 2013, 1:02 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
This Fair Trade certified vodka made from South American quinoa helps keep 1200 small independent farmers investing in their futures.
October is Fair Trade Month, but being fair to farmers should be a year-round thing
October 9, 2013, 9 a.m. by Robin Shreeves
My family is starting off the chilly fall mornings fairly with ethically sourced coffee and hot chocolate.
Chocolate prices may go up (and what to do about it)
October 7, 2013, 2:36 p.m. by Kimi Harris
Some experts are predicting that you may have to spend more on chocolate in the future. Here are some things to consider about your chocolate purchases.
8 handsome home goods from the West Elm Handcrafted collection
September 26, 2013, 4:34 p.m. by Matt Hickman
West Elm, everyone's favorite artisan-obsessed home furnishings retailer, is about to get a whole lot more crafty with the launch of a new initiative that involves a significant financial commitment to handcrafted products.
How one bride's disappointment launched a fair trade wedding dress company
August 9, 2013, 2:06 p.m. by Sami Grover
Marcelia Muehlke set out to create bridal gowns that match values and beauty.
What do you know about the farmer who grew your coffee?
July 22, 2013, 10:47 a.m. by Sami Grover
Forthcoming documentary follows movement to link poor growers with roasters and consumers.
Astonished divers come across a massive jellyfish off the coast of England
How to fall safely
Rare encounter with piglet squid leaves deep sea explorers at a loss for scientific words
When is store-bought better than homemade?
The 1919 Boston Molasses Flood: The forgotten tragedy too bizarre for the history books
In praise of 'scruffy hospitality'