Dr Cornel West said

“If you are committed to truth, committed to love, then you are committed to fairness. If you really love somebody then you hate that they are being treated unfairly.”

This is a statement that resonates with me. I want to treat people fairly and I hate it when I see injustices in the world. Sometimes though, figuring out what to do about it can be a daunting task. How can I, being only 1 person, make a difference in this world? This blog is an answer to that question. I believe in the philosophy that “every purchase matters’ and I believe that we can make statements and make change with the way we spend our money. Buying local and buying Fair Trade is a way for us ensure that the people who produce the things buy are treated fairly. It’s a commitment to fairness and all of us can participate in it.

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