Did you know that if you checkout with Paypal, you can get 6 Month Credit through the Bill Me Later Option. It was news to me. This is a PayPal service , please check terms and conditions, I believe it is interest free so long as you pay in full within 6 months. Please read [...]
Global Crafts is proud to be launching its Marketplace this week. The project will provide a place for our Fair Trade friends to sell their products on our wholesale site. The first Marketplace partner is WorldFinds and over the next two weeks we will be adding around 40 of their products to our site.
The conference will be held May 1-3 (Wednesday through Friday) in Raleigh, NC. Each year, our conference is a a spirited gathering of fair trade business owners, students, and advocates coming together to share ideas, make connections, and be inspired. Visit the Fair Trade Federation website for more info.
Hello Global Crafts fans!
This is yet another blog completed on my long journey back to the States, but I did start writing it while in Maputo, so I was almost on top of it! Anyway, In my last blog I told you I would tell you about my experience at the airport in [...]
Dear Global Crafts blog readers,
Hello from the Johannesburg Airport! I arrived to Maputo Wednesday night after only a few mishaps, and really enjoyed my stay at a lovely guesthouse, visiting artisans, craft markets and touring the city. I’m a little behind on my blogs, since my hosts in Maputo kept me very busy, but [...]
Hello Global Crafts fans,
Caitie here, back from a magical week in the bush where I saw animals, hail, and had a lovely meeting with Jackie and Craig, the owners of Ilala Weavers.
I flew into Durban on Saturday and spent the day making travel arrangements and lounging at a very nice guesthouse by the [...]
Hello again, readers!
This past weekend I strolled along the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, went to the Aquarium and visited the Old Biscuit Mill. The waterfront is great! It reminds me a lot of Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco, but classier. There are more wonderful shops, beautiful views, boats, tours, music, food- everything you could [...]
Hello Global Crafts Fans!
I’ve really been enjoying myself here in Cape Town, everyone has been very hospitable, and I’ve been keeping myself busy doing product research (read shopping). Today I hit some of the major local crafts markets like Green Market Square and the Pan African Market. There is an amazing array of beautiful [...]
Hello Global Crafts fans!
Caitie, here, writing from beautiful Cape Town, South Africa. It is awesome here! The weather has been iffy (patchy fog, some sprinkling showers and a cool breeze) , but it’s been warming up recently. The people are lovely, the food is delicious, very cool recycled crafts abound and our producer partners [...]