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Tag: Idaho Green Expo

June 13, 2012 Posted by Ryan in News

It's shaping up to be a beautiful June


 Honor your grad's and dad's with Bike Chain!?

How about a bike chain frame, bracelet,  or snake bottle opener?


Whether a biker or have a love for abstract patterns, all will enjoy these unique items made from recycled bike chain!

Real bicycle chain artistry from the artisans of Noah’s Ark in Moradabad, India.
The cost of metals has skyrocketed in recent years, which has had a devastating effect on the local economy and on the lives of metal workers in Moradabad. Noah’s Ark has worked hard to train artisans in using alternative metals and materials.


EVENTS!!!

Fair Trade Market at The Idaho Green Expo!
Saturday, June 23rd 10am-7pm and Sunday, 24th 11am-5pm


Visit The Fair Trade Market at Idaho Green Expo!
Spend the weekend shopping for unique treasures in an international marketplace atmosphere at the annual Idaho Green Expo. Many items  including handmade and fairly traded jewelry, home decor, musical instruments, textiles, pottery, rugs, teas, coffee, and local items from Idaho.


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May 24, 2012 Posted by Ryan in News

End of May News


Join Marcia Franklin & Ten Thousand Villages CEO, Doug Dirks on Dialogue

http://idahoptv.org/dialogue/

Airs on IDAHO PUBLIC TELEVISION :  Tomorrow, Thursday, May 24, 2012   8:30/7:30 pm MT/PT

Marcia Franklin talks about fair trade issues with Doug Dirks, the CEO of Ten Thousand Villages, a fair trade retailer. The two discuss the definition of the term "fair trade," how consumers can know if they're buying a fair trade item, how artisan communities use the money derived from the sale of their products, some of the criticisms of the movement, and what Dirks views as its future.

Remember Dad's and Grads

How about a bike chain frame?


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