Recent Updates

Just Peachy

June 28, 2018

Peaches are a summer staple and won't be in-season for much longer. Check out our peach-inspired picks, from food to apparel!


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More Than a Just Spoonful

June 11, 2018

Sure you can quickly slather it on your morning bagel or toast, but here are five delicious ways to polish off a jar of jam. You're welcome.

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Everything You Need to Host a Grazing Party

May 24, 2018

Skip the traditional served meal and facilitate mingling at your next function. With a little prep work, all your effort happens before the guests arrive, so you can concentrate on enjoying everyone’s company instead of tending to cooking and serving while the party’s happening.


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World Fair Trade Day

May 12, 2018

Join us for an inclusive worldwide festival of events this weekend! Choose to support the economic empowerment of small producers, gender equality in workplaces, and responsible production practices.


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Honoring Moms Who Are Raising a Global Village

May 02, 2018

Looking for some special gift ideas to make her Mother's Day one to remember? We've got recommendations for showing your thanks to the women who care so deeply about our well-being and others in their lives.

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Try On Something Good

April 24, 2018

What makes our apparel picks so good? From top to bottom, we take a look at our wardrobe choices and see how well they're doing for people and planet.

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5 Habits to End Plastic Pollution

April 14, 2018

This Earth Day, help to end plastic pollution! Get brave and take our "fearless five" challenge — five changes that anyone who wants to make a significant reduction of plastic in their life can accomplish right now. 

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Bourbon Barrel Fish Tacos

April 04, 2018

These fish tacos are made bourbon style using deliciously smoked spices. A fast, party-pleasing meal that comes together quickly!

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Easy Chicken Tikka Masala

April 02, 2018

This dish's bright color and richly spiced flavor is a feast for the eyes and the senses. Soak up the yogurt cream sauce with naan bread or rice. With a little prep, this delicious meal is easier to make than it looks!


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Climate-Forced Migration with Dignity

March 31, 2018

Your purchases help to fund the critical human rights work of UUSC, assisting indigenous populations of the South Pacific and Alaska, regions that rely on coastal habitats and are facing severe climate change impacts with limited resources.

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Cardamom Spiced Almond Pound Cake

March 28, 2018

Cardamom is a savory spice that is often overlooked, but it subtly enriches and deepens the flavor of most baked goods, without competing with or overpowering other flavors. Learn how to make a classic, simple tea bread that highlights cardamom’s distinctive taste. 


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Go Tough on Grime, Be Gentle on the Earth

March 23, 2018

It’s that time of year to open the windows and let the sun and breeze fill your home again! So why would you want to scrub your surfaces with harsh chemicals? You can have a naturally clean, fresh living space in two simple steps.


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Get Out!

March 17, 2018

Gear up for a sustainable spring! Prepare now before the season starts by taking stock of your sustainable supplies for getting outside more. We'll help you think about what you need on hand for new adventures or to replace some well-worn favorites with some on-the-go essentials.

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By the Numbers

March 10, 2018

You've helped to bring conscious consumerism front and center, showing the business world that doing good in the world is good for their bottom line. We're off to a good start in 2018 and have some statistics to share that show the concrete benefits that came from your thoughtful purchases!

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Will You Press for Progress on International Women's Day?

March 05, 2018

Every year on March 8, this global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women is a potent reminder of how much we all can to to work toward gender parity. 


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Harnessing the Power of Business

February 26, 2018

February is B Corp month! Take the challenge to create a business that works for everyone: including a living wage for all workers, a boardroom with the same mix of people as the factory floor, more inclusive ownership opportunities for employees, and more.

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Baskets That Weave a Story

February 24, 2018

High quality, handmade production of woven goods can be a key to enabling artisans to lift themselves out of poverty, providing necessities and pave the road to a better life for families. Learn how Kazi Goods, an All Across Africa brand is making this a reality for women in Rwanda.

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Meet the Makers: Htoo

February 17, 2018

Meet Htoo, an artisan with Prosperity Candle who has resettled in the U.S. after a long journey as a refugee fleeing violence in Burma. Read about what you can do to support her, plus find more actions you can take for similar Rohingya refugees in Burma now.

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FEM: Fundación Entre Mujeres

February 10, 2018

Last year, the total Equal Exchange contributed to UUSC's Small Farmer Fund was over $10,000! These funds are redistributed to support small farmer groups and cooperatives globally working to advance economic justice, including our new partner FEM. Learn more about the global impact of your purchases.

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5 Facts You Didn’t Know About Chocolate

February 01, 2018

How much do you really know about this decadent treat that most of us couldn’t live without? While you savor your Valentine's Day chocolate bar, we take a bite out of some delicious trivia, answering your questions surrounding everything cocoa.

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Open Your Heart for Valentine's Day

January 31, 2018

Valentine’s Day is approaching — and sure, it's sort of an invented holiday. So this year, we’re thinking bigger than just romantic love. Get ready to open your heart just a little wider and see what we mean about expanding your circle of love.


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All Chocolate Is Not Equal

January 30, 2018

With a lot of money at stake, the cocoa industry has lobbied successfully to ensure any "slave-free" certification stays off labeling. Do you care enough as a consumer to ensure the chocolate you consume is not connected to child trafficking? Big chocolate manufacturers are betting you won't. 

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Overcome the Winter Blues

January 25, 2018 1 Comment

Shortened daylight hours, coming down from the holiday highs, chilly weather, and being cooped up inside all contribute to down feelings. What are some easy steps to help get through the slow plod of the gray days of winter? We've got some ideas to help you feel a bit better.

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Meet the Makers: Skilled Weaving Artisans

January 18, 2018

Read inspirational stories from several women who make the baskets we sell. Get to know the artisans whose passion and creativity for weaving, coupled with true self-determination, supports their families and communities by skilled craftswomanship.

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