What is fair trade and where can you find it in Birmingham? Here are three companies, including Kanzi in Homewood

As we shop around Birmingham, it’s important to think about where the items we buy come from. Was the person who made the item paid fairly? Was forced or child labor involved? When you buy fair trade, you know your purchase was sourced sustainably and ethically. Below we’re highlighting three fair trade companies right here in the Magic City.

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Small Business Monday – Spotlight on Sojourns

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Melissa Kendrick, owner of Sojourns, A Fair Trade Store

Do you like to make a difference in the lives of others?  How about if your purchase of clothing or gifts helped liberate a woman from human trafficking?  Melissa Kendrick tells us about how her dream of dignified work for people around the world became a reality with her business, Sojourns. Continue reading “Small Business Monday – Spotlight on Sojourns”