Recent Updates

Beyond Fair Wages

October 27, 2017

As we come to the end of Fair Trade Month, learn how Matr Boomie, with over a decade working in fair trade, is developing respectful relationships with artisan groups and creating sustainable business solutions that fosters a world where more marginalized artisans are connected to trade.

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World Refugee Day

June 20, 2017

World Refugee Day is June 20. Instead of looking away from the plight of refugees and immigrants seeking asylum, join with us in supporting one of our favorite small businesses doing something good for the world’s refugees.


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Meet the Makers: Rosy

March 22, 2017

Rosy, who began working at one of Mata Traders cooperatives not knowing how to sew, acquired the training and fair wages that fair trade provides. Read her success story.

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The Mata Manifesto

March 16, 2017 2 Comments

Get to know our newest partner Mata Traders. Here are five essentials on how they run a fair-trade fashion business and how women's empowerment underpins the entire brand. Once you read this and see their line, you'll want to fill your closet with their pieces.

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Meet The Makers: Veronica

January 11, 2017

We believe that when you know where your goods come from and who made them, they take on deeper meaning. Read the first in a series of post introducing you to some of the talented artisans who make the goods we sell.

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4 Philanthropic Orgs You Should Know About

September 07, 2016

Learn about our nearly 40 amazing partnerships, those organizations we work with who continually impress us with their dedication to our environment, our workers, and our shared humanity.

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What Makes Fair Wages Fair?

March 19, 2016

Manish Gupta of Matr Boomie delves more deeply into what makes fair wages fair and how they differ from market wages. See how your fair-trade purchases influence artisan empowerment in the global marketplace.

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Support Women Entrepreneurs

March 05, 2016

Now is the time to talk about the progress toward gender parity and what we can do to accelerate its growth, while celebrating the social, cultural, economic, and political achievements women are contributing daily.

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April 01, 2015

It's socks week here at the Good Buy, and today we're posting about the third pillar in Mitscoots' "get + give + employ" model. Working with a number of placement agencies and shelters in Texas, Mitscoots works to make its vision of getting individuals off the street and into steady employment into a reality. Check out a quick aerial view of the packaging process.


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Rice Bowls

March 03, 2015

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ReStyle Tire Tube Bracelets

February 20, 2015

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Bracelets and Bangles

February 19, 2015

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Fair Wage, Decent Wage, Living Wage

February 17, 2015

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Happy Valentine's Day

February 14, 2015

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Matr Boomie

February 06, 2015

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Conscious Consumers

January 29, 2015

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Giving Thanks

November 27, 2014

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Seventh Heaven Candied Pecans

November 26, 2014 1 Comment

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Southern Alternatives Pecans Are In!

November 24, 2014

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A Quirky Addition

November 18, 2014

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A Few Reasons We Love Prosperity Candle

November 13, 2014

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Strong Women

November 12, 2014

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Better to Light One Candle

November 11, 2014

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Feel the Glow

November 10, 2014

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