Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Fair Trade Decor

Fair Trade Federation approval

Fair Trade San Diego and La Mesa Fair Trade joined the celebration of Fair Trade Decor with their 1st year anniversary.  Well accepted into the merchants association & community, Fair Trade Decor will continue their pursuit of spreading the word about how Fair Trade makes a difference for the developing world and how everyone can make a difference with a purchase.

Alepho Deng  signed the book, "They Poured Fire on Us from the Sky" . He is one of the Lost Boys of Sudan.

Monday, March 24, 2014

Join Fair Trade San Diego and La Mesa Fair Trade to celebrate a first anniversary for 
Fair Trade Decor in Del Mar! 


Special guests include authors: Alepho Deng (They Poured Fire on Us from the Sky) and Jeff Salz (The Way of Adventure, Transforming Your Life and Work with Spirit and Vision), Sarah Emerson (Women Empowered Initiative, PCI), Sandra Martinez (Foundation for Women) and local Fair Trade leaders.

Since opening the store last year, Fair Trade D├ęcor has been accepted to the Fair Trade Federation, www.fairtradefederation.org.   The family-run business has brought handmade furnishings and gifts from more than 40 countries to Del Mar, while following globally accepted principles of Fair Trade, including fair living wages, safe working conditions, environmental sustainability and cultural respect. 

Owner, Betsy Paganelli, noted, “As the first 100% Fair Trade store in San Diego County, we have sought to give back to the community as a site for cultural events, including a family friendly drum circle, international dance lessons, live music and now storytelling and booksigning.” 

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Fair Trade Store moves to a new location!

Around the World Gifts in Old Town moved their store closer to the trolley line and entrance to Old Town.  The shop is beautifully decorated to show off each unique item. Shop Local and shop Fair!  Help spread the word about Fair Trade.  Tell your friends to check out  & support this amazing shop that is making a difference for artisans around the world.
2627 Congress St • San Diego