Consumers are drawn toward handmade products for a variety of reasons, not the least of which is the desire to obtain something unique that did not come off an assembly line.
Fair trade brands impact the artisan communities by helping to provide economic security, and they impact the environment by being thoughtful stewards of the planet, using eco-friendly materials. Fair trade also helps consumers be socially conscious in their purchasing decisions. Fair trade can trace its roots
Handcrafted products are gaining momentum once again. While there was never a major decline, there was a definite dip in the purchasing of handcrafted products from makers in the USA. “Our sales are definitely trending upwards after a couple of years where we started to