Recent Updates

Work to End Hunger

October 16, 2017

For many of us in the U.S., we rarely give a thought to food scarcity. But it’s a daily reality for families around the globe. Hunger doesn’t take a day off. Learn how supporting small farmers and fair trade can make a difference in advancing an more equitable world.


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Help To End Child Labor

February 02, 2017

You're likely among the millions of Americans who consume nearly 3 billion pounds of chocolate each year. And because of that, you have the power to end child labor in the chocolate industry with your consumer choices.


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Snail Mail Has Never Looked So Good

November 05, 2016

New designs are here! It's not too early to order your holiday cards and have them ready to send to friends and family to spread cheer. Each card purchased raises funds for human rights projects around the globe.

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All Treats, No Tricks

October 15, 2016

Ensure that Halloween is a safe one for all kids by choosing fair-trade goodies. Scare up some of the world's best-tasting chocolate and feel good about giving out treats you know were not harvested by children working away their childhoods in cocoa fields.

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Light a Candle for Refugees

October 20, 2015 1 Comment

The world's refugee crisis can seem dire. Read about one woman's journey from hopelessness to opportunity, from refugee to entrepreneur. You can help provide a living wage for the women of Prosperity Candle, who have recently resettled from refugee camps and are working to build brighter futures for themselves and their families in the United States.

 

 

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Stock Up for Halloween

October 07, 2015

Get ready for trick-or-treaters, and keep them goblin up (forgive the pun) the fair-trade chocolate. Here are a few suggestions to keep the fun in Halloween while still respecting human rights.

 

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Hand in Hand: Lifesaving Hygiene and Eco-Friendliness

May 12, 2015

The Good Buy knows that issues of social justice and injustice intersect. That’s why we really appreciate how Hand in Hand produces their awesome soap in ways they — and we and you! — can truly feel good about.

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Helping Earthquake Survivors Build New Lives

May 06, 2015

Your purchases from the Good Buy support the work of UUSC, a nonprofit that advances human rights throughout the world. Learn about one of UUSC's projects: the Haiti eco-village. After the 2010 earthquake hit Port-au-Prince, thousands of families fled to the countryside, where UUSC began working with the Papaye Peasant Movement on an innovative model of sustainable recovery.

 

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