Artisan Country Profile: Ethiopia

 Since 2015, Fair Anita has been working with a women’s artisan cooperative located just outside the capital of Addis Ababa in Ethiopia. Best known for transforming bullet casings from war into beautiful beaded jewelry, these women strive not only to provide for themselves and their families, but also to break down cycles of poverty and patriarchy in their daily lives. It is impossible to und…

5 Things I Learned in My 2nd Year Running a Social Enterprise

By Joy McBrien, Founder of Fair AnitaJust over 2 years ago, we incorporated Fair Anita as a Public Benefit Corporation in the State of Minnesota.  An entirely new structure in our state, I knew there would be a learning curve, but I was committed to being along for that ride to provide that a business can be BOTH profitable and provide real social value.  This year has been another crazy…

Holiday Styling Tips

Fair Anita is sharing Holiday styling tips with you!The holiday season is the perfect time to wear jewelry with a purpose, and now that you’re stocked up on our beautiful new Fair Anita items, let us help you out!  Find some inspiration from Fair Anita staff and volunteers on how they are styling Fair Anita products for the holidays.First, on our list of holiday tips is collect some conversat…

Hot Holiday Finds: 7 of our Top-Selling Items

On day 7 of our 12 Days of Sharing campaign, we bring to you our top 7 best-selling fair trade products made by our  artisan partners from around the globe. Take a look at our list and you’ll surely fall in love with any of these ethical and sustainable products!1. Sterling Silver Studs from PeruPyramid Sterling Studs I $28.00 |  Diamante Sterling Stud Earrings I $28.00 |  Carm…

#InvestInWomen: The Story Behind Fair Anita

We believe in investing in other women. This is the very idea behind Fair Anita, a social enterprise that invests in the power of women. Hear our story and become part of our endeavor in creating opportunities for women around the globe.

Sustainable & Lifestyle Blogs We Love!

It’s so wonderful to see that more and more people are getting into ethical fashion and sustainable living. It’s always such a pleasure to connect with other women who have the same ideals and who value the adage, “change starts with oneself.” If you are on the journey to live a life for social good and environmental preservation, here’s a short list of our favorite bloggers. Add them to your read…