I still remember the first time I ever traveled to India back in 2000. I landed in Karnataka at night, still pretty unsure if I had made the right choice wanting to spend a full month running around southern Asia in the middle of the summer. Continue reading “The Value of Artisan Craftsmanship in India”
Spring is one of my favorite seasons: So much change and renewal providing an optimistic look at the rest of the year. As a production manger or buyer for the western market, Spring also means preparing to visit vendors across the world to check in on relationships, evaluate production, and, for the fair traders, learn and gather impact stories. This is true for myself as I plan to visit South Asia.
Before starting any journey it is always good know where you are actually starting. Continue reading “17 Question Gut Check: Am I an Ethical Shopper?”
Before starting any journey it is always good know where you are actually starting. Continue reading “16 Question Gut Check: Am I an Ethical Shopper?”
I am currently sitting outside of my hotel room at the entrancing Jasvilas hotel in Jaipur, getting ready for another day of meeting men and women who are are changing the world in a big way.