Summer Fun & Games

Boys Button Down Shirt - Blueberry Elephant - Global Mamas (C)
Boys Button Down Shirt - Blueberry Elephant - Global Mamas (C) $ 32.00
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Handcrafted Sheesham Wood Ring Toss Game - Noahs Ark
Handcrafted Sheesham Wood Ring Toss Game - Noahs Ark $ 34.95
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Girls Pocket Dress - Papaya Daisy Star - Global Mamas (C)
Girls Pocket Dress - Papaya Daisy Star - Global Mamas (C) $ 39.95
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Wooden Fish Puzzle - Matr Boomie
Wooden Fish Puzzle - Matr Boomie $ 24.95
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Hand Carved Soapstone Maasai Chess Set - 14" Board - Smolart
Hand Carved Soapstone Maasai Chess Set - 14" Board - Smolart $ 79.99
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Hand Painted Round Metal Gecko Blue Green Design - Caribbean Craft
Hand Painted Round Metal Gecko Blue Green Design - Caribbean Craft $ 14.99
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Handmade Wood Dice Box with Five Dice - Matr Boomie
Handmade Wood Dice Box with Five Dice - Matr Boomie $ 14.99
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Hand Painted Table Cloth 92 inches by 56 inches - Tonga Textiles
Hand Painted Table Cloth 92 inches by 56 inches - Tonga Textiles $ 200.00
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8-Inch Hand-Carved Kenyan Salad Serving Set - Jedando Handicrafts
8-Inch Hand-Carved Kenyan Salad Serving Set - Jedando Handicrafts $ 14.99
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Velcro Basket - Navy Hanging Ferns - Global Mamas (T)
Velcro Basket - Navy Hanging Ferns - Global Mamas (T) $ 14.95
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News

The Eye Clinic is a success!

May 18, 2016

On March 11-13 of this year, many jewelry artisans and their families benefited from a free eye clinic in New Delhi. This clinic was sponsored by Latitudes Fair Trade stores with funds raised from our generous customers and administered in partnership with fair trade wholesale partner Matr Boomie's non-profit organization, SETU. These artisans create most of the jewelry pieces for Matr Boomie. The community consists mainly of families who have been practicing this craft for generations. Many artisans are either unaware about the importance of regular health care, or proper eye care is not accessible. As jewelry making requires attention to minute details, regular eye check-ups and proper eye care is essential for maintaining healthy eyes and a sustainable income.  SETU's preparations for the eye...

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Wear Fair Fashion Show

April 11, 2016

Mark your calendars for our second annual Wear Fair Fashion Show on Friday, May 13th! The show will start at 7pm at the Warrenton Presbyterian Church Hall at 91 Main Street in Warrenton, VIrginia. 14 models, 26 ways to 'wear fair', raffles, refreshments, artisan videos, and the promise of a really good time! Tickets are available in advance for $4 each at the Warrenton and Fredericksburg store locations, or $5 at the door.

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A Visit to India - Delhi

April 05, 2016

Latitudes store owners Lee and Terry Owsley and daughter Anna Schoenduby, along with other independent fair trade store representatives from across the United States, had the opportunity this March to visit artisans in India with our host and wholesale partner Matr Boomie.   Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, New Delhi     We had to wear head coverings when visiting this Sikh temple. We met a local Sikh tourist who told us stories of healings from the pool of water behind us. This kitchen prepares all the food for the free meals provided below. They feed 5000 people three meals daily in a very orderly fashion. It is not unusual for people to sit on the floor. In fact, all the groups we...

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