Fair Anita Fourth Annual Benefit Report

As a social enterprise and Public Benefit Corporation, we're for-profit AND for-good.Our mission is legally-defined as "empowering under-resourced women through our supply chain and business operations." Each year, we report our organization's impact to the state of Minnesota.View the full report for 2018 here.Highlights include:Investing over $314,954 in our artisan partners around the world (in…

5 Things I’ve Learned in My 4th Year Running a Social Enterprise

It's official: our 4th year of business is now in the books!  The last couple months have been somewhat surreal for me, reflecting back on where our business was at just a couple years ago, to the presence we are growing currently.  This holiday season, my heart fluttered every time a customer would run up to our booth with a friend, telling them about our mission and how much they love…

5 Habits that will Help You Invest in Women this Year

Here are 5 habits you can develop this year that will help you to better invest in women.Support locally-owned, women-run businesses. Celebrate the accomplishments of your own co-workers, friends, and family.Give back to organizations that support women. Share your own knowledge, life experiences, and skills to help other women around you.Take care of yourself. Number one, support locally-owned,…

Fair Trade Gifts for the Women in Your Life: The World Traveler

This gift guide is for the person in your life who has wanderlust in their heart. Help them stay organized with one of our cute utility pouches and store away their essentials for their next adventure in our Protector Backpack.Proud Protector Backpack, $48. This smart, classic backpack is great for any adventure (even if you are just bringing your laptop to your local coffee shop to get some…

Fair Trade Gifts for the Women in Your Life: ​​The Environmentalist

The environmentalist gift guide list includes items that are made of recycled materials. You will find items made of recycled horn, bone, and more! You can also check out our full Chile collection which is made of recycled materials and our Ethiopia collection made with recycled bullet casings. #BulletsToBeautifulRising Sun Necklace, $14. Made from bone and brass by women in Mumbai, India. T…

Fair Trade Gifts for the Women in Your Life: The Teen in the Family

Maybe you have someone in your family who is younger, but you still want to get them a gift that has a lot of meaning. The beautiful jewelry in this gift guide collection is sure to make any young woman excited while also allowing them to learn more about slow fashion and what it means to purchase with a purpose! Lightning Strike Sterling Studs, $28. These studs were made ethically and are r…