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February 8, 2012 Posted by Ryan in News

February News


"Savor the World"

A Benefit for Dunia Marketplace
Saturday,  March 10

A benefit for Dunia Marketplace, a non-profit fair trade store and organization in historic Hyde Park. For 16 years, Dunia Marketplace has supported 1000's of artisans in 39 developing countries, as well as local refugee and non-profit groups in Idaho.

Join us for sweet and savory global foods, world music, artisan stories, and local wine and beer. There will be a silent auction. You will also receive a Sustainable Futures event glass to take home.

Tickets: $39.00 ($1 for each country represented)

Saturday, March 10 - 7pm
Tickets available at Dunia Marketplace - 1609 N. 13th, Boise
OR online at Brown Paper Tickets:  Click to Savor The World
Event Location: Sage Yoga and Wellness
242 N. 8th, Suite 200
Boise, 83702
(above Red Feather/Bittercreek)
View venue here

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January 15, 2012 Posted by Ryan in News

End of the Year 2011


Thank you for being a part of our World  in 2011

While looking forward to a brand new year, we also glance back and count our blessings.

In 2011 Dunia Marketplace:
  • Organized and staffed 11 off-site fair trade markets and events. (Thanks for hosting us!)
  • Held 5 Community Shopping Events, raising over $1000 for community organizations.
  • Hosted field trips and spoke in class rooms about fairly trading.
  • Sold approx. 600 Local non-profit / refugee hand-crafted items.
  • Told their fair trade story, and supported 1000's of artisans and farmers in 35 countries (125 artisan groups).
  • Logged 1491 Volunteers hours!!
  • Retained an active roster of 25 store Volunteers,  and 6 very active Volunteer Board Members!
  • Worked with and trained over 50 Volunteers to work in our store and at events
  • Booked 2 local Farm groups ( Morning Owl Farm and Create Common Good) to sell produce and more in our courtyard on Thursdays and Saturdays.
  • Received a $1000 grant from The Boise Rotary.
  • Received donations from the Northend Mennonite Felowship, the art collective Bosco, Art Source Gallery, Fitness Revolution, and individuals.
  • Organized a pet food donation drive in Hyde Park for the Idaho Humane Society Pet Food Pantry.
  • AND welcomed 1000's of visitors to our store from around the world =  YOU!

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January 11, 2012 Posted by Ryan in News

Dunia Marketplace is Under Construction

Dunia Marketplace will be under construction for a few more days while we transfer the server to a new host. The blog posts will be updated with the newest information soon. Thanks for looking us up and stay tuned!
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