Fair Trade Hemp and ‘no kill’ leather Bags from Nepal

March 24, 2009 at 23:01 8 comments

Today we added some beautiful bags to our online store.

We get these bags from Ganesh Himal Trading. GHT has been bringing Fair Trade products to the US since 1984, and are leaders in the US Fair Trade movement, playing a key part in groups like the Fair Trade Federation, the Fair Trade Resource Network and Green America.  Here’s their story: Since 1984, we have been supplying shops and retail customers in the U.S.with high quality, handcrafted clothing, jewelry, textiles, and paper. We import directly from small cottage industries in Nepal, including development projects working to improve the lives of Tibetan refugees and women.
Our goal has always been to support work that enhances people’s lives and traditions. We work directly with the
producers as a team, expanding each others’ talents and ideas. It is rewarding to work with such skilled artisanswho enjoy what they do and to know that they realize a fair return for their work.

In the mountains of Nepal hemp has been used for centuries because of its strength and durability. This satchel is produced in Nepal by artisans who receive a fair wage and benefits.We’ve added 4 bags; a passport bag, two backpacks and a satchel. The bags are made from hemp, ‘no kill’ leather and cotton. ‘No Kill’ leather is made from cows who have died natural deaths and is softened without using chemicals.

Here’s what they look like:

Fair Trade Hemp Passport Bag from Nepal

Fair Trade Hemp Passport Bag from Nepal

Fair Trade Hemp Backpack from Nepal

Fair Trade Hemp Backpack from Nepal

Fair Trade Hemp backpack from Nepal

Fair Trade Hemp backpack from Nepal

Fair Trade Hemp Satchel from Nepal

Fair Trade Hemp Satchel from Nepal

Entry filed under: Online Store. Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , .

Global Fayre newsletter Windhorse Prayer Flags

8 Comments Add your own

  • […] and “no kill” leather; we’ve blogged about this range before; it has become a firm favorite here in our downtown Springfield store and is becoming popular too […]

  • 2. globalfayre  |  March 26, 2010 at 17:12

    Meaning what?!

  • 3. designer inspired handbags  |  May 28, 2010 at 06:42

    It seems that you have set many work in to your article and We require more of those about the net presently. I truly got a drag out of one’s article. We do not actually possess a lot in order to communicate reacting, I just wished to comment in order to respond incredible perform.

  • 4. fitness equipments  |  July 17, 2010 at 04:54

    Keep the great work.

  • 5. fitness equipments  |  July 17, 2010 at 05:04

    Although my english level seriously isn’t awesome but I fully understood the article fully.

  • 6. Baby Convertible Car seats  |  July 22, 2010 at 02:28

    Regards and hip hip to net know-how.

  • 7. 2010 in review « Global Fayre  |  January 2, 2011 at 23:44

    […] Fair Trade Hemp and ‘no kill’ leather Bags from Nepal March 2009 6 comments 4 […]

  • 8. lower back  |  August 15, 2014 at 11:07

    Wow that was strange. I just wroye an incredibly long comment but after I clihked submit my
    comment didn’t show up. Grrrr… well I’m not writing all that over again. Anyways,
    just wanted to say wonderful blog!


Leave a Reply to fitness equipments Cancel reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Trackback this post  |  Subscribe to the comments via RSS Feed

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 1,901 other followers



Bookmark and Share

Global tweeting

%d bloggers like this: