Artisan Spotlight: Ethnotek Artisan Made Travel Bags

Artisan Spotlight: Ethnotek Artisan Made Travel Bags

December 11, 2019 0 Comments

Yobel is proud to be the sole purveyor of Ethnotek products in the United States! Co-Owners, Clay & Emily Ross were initially drawn to this incredible company’s techno-hip bags because of their high utility features (like this camera bag designed by photographers) and strong ethic toward both people and planet. As a conscious consumer, you can feel good that Ethnotek’s slow-production materials are sourced in person from the villages where they are created. Each artisan piece is purchased directly from the person who made it, for a fair price.

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Can Fair Trade Really Impact Poverty?

Can Fair Trade Really Impact Poverty?

July 31, 2017 0 Comments

Despite gains in the quality and popularity of fair trade over the past decade, critics from the economic world are questioning the validity of the movement. In this article, I have collected some of the most valid critiques of the Fair Trade movement, as well as some equally ‘pro’ arguments, in hopes that consumers will continue to engage the important issue of “where my stuff comes from.”

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