Planting Seeds for the Future: Fair Trade Coffee from Mexico

Mama Tierra, Mother Earth, is much more than rich, delicious coffee. Mama Tierra represents women farmers, warmth of family, honored heritage and care for creation.

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The Earth Is a Pile of…Plastic, Food, and Fashion

Leti Bueno

"The earth, our home, is beginning to look more and more like an immense pile of filth." —Pope Francis We all want to do our part to care for the Earth, right? Well, consider this: Humans purchase about 1,000,000 plastic...

5 Ethical Summer Travel Essentials

Leti Bueno

I've committed to fit ethical trade into my life as much as I can. It's important to me to ask #WhoMadeMyClothes and consider farm to table options for my food as often as I can. I expect the same from...

3 Ethical Vacations You Can Feel Good About

Leti Bueno

The average American worker took 17.2 vacation days in 2017. That’s the highest vacation usage since 2010, according to Project Time Off. There are many reasons we don't take time off—the cost, our children and pets, and even concerns about...

Simple Summer Cleaning Tips

CRS Staff

Have you ever gotten to the end of the weekend and realized all you did was clean your house? I don’t know about you but I do not want to spend my summer cleaning. I want to hang out with...

How Becoming a Fair Trade Advocate Led Me Back to Faith

Leah Wise

If you’ve been around the ethical and sustainable fashion space for awhile, you’ve probably heard your share of origin stories, those personal narratives that describe the moment when someone began to question their consumer choices, asking questions like “Who made...