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“One of WHEAT’s greatest strengths is its ability to involve policy makers and citizens in meaningful efforts to end hunger.”
– Sen John McCain, AZ
“Do not wait for someone else to come and speak for you. It’s you who can change the world.” – Malala Yousafzai
It’s time to celebrate the #1 gal in your life – your mama! If you’re having a little trouble deciding what to get her, have no fear! There are so many great companies that are leading the fight for social justice, fair labor standards, and environmental accountability – here are just a few of our top ethical gift ideas that we know your mom will love!
ETHICAL GIFTS FOR MOM
BE FAIR EVERY DAY
May 13th is World Fair Trade Day. Celebrate this day (and every day) by purchasing fair trade products!
World Fair Trade Day is an inclusive worldwide festival of events celebrating fair trade’s contribution to the fight against poverty, exploitation, and climate change.
The FTF community works to open doors for artisans and farmers across the world through their strong dedication to fair trade. Creating opportunity is at the heart of the Fair Trade Federation principles.
On May 13, 2017, FTF companies will open their doors to their local communities. WHEAT is committed to fair trade principles, we strive to create a safe and inviting space for our community to come together.
Fair Trade Chocolate Bars—$3.50 Delicious treats that support small-scale farmers and their families, made with organic chocolate and sugar from co-ops in Central and South America. Always organic, always small-farmer grown! Choose from seven delicious flavors to find the perfect choice for your mama!
CHOCOLATE-STUFFED GLUTEN FREE MUFFINS These decadent chocolate muffins are made with coconut flour, coconut oil, almond butter and 70% Deep Dark Sea Salt Chocolate – making them gluten-free, refined sugar-free, paleo friendly and absolutely irresistible.
Wire Bail Jar Candles – $11.50 The perfect gift for a mama who’s ready for some serious relaxation! For over fifteen years, the original “Cowboy Candle” has been hand poured in historic Cimarron, New Mexico. The town’s Old West heritage and striking landscape, where the Plains meet the Mountains, serve to inspire these richly colored, highly fragrant candles. The husband and wife team are working their dream while keeping this tradition alive. Ten wonderful scents to choose from.
Arrow Pendant Necklace—$24.00 Arrow shaped pendant composed of wood, bone, and brass elements is paired with a long golden brass chain for a naturally stylish look. Chain adjusts from 30-32 1/2″ and has a lobster clasp.
Made by Tara Projects in India proceeds from the sale of their goods funds community development projects like health programs, non-formal schools, training centers, and adult literacy programs, impacting the lives of hundreds of children and adults, and helping children to stay in school.
Aloe Vera Soap—$4.00 per Bar This all natural aloe vera soap smells great and won’t dry out your skin—we have four types to choose from. Wonderfully scented, this soap is made in Ecuador by Fair Trade Artisan Group, Camari. Today, through the sales of their products, they are providing alternative employment to more than 6,500 farmer and artisan families.
Make a Donation in Her Name – Any Amount You Choose! If your mama is the type who loves to give back, forgo gifts altogether and make a donation in her name! She’ll be so proud that you went the extra mile.