Water Walk: Pastor Marietta’s Story

Water Walk: Pastor Marietta’s Story

As the sun barely peaks behind the trees, Pastor Marietta—the community leader of Hoyo Oscuro in the Dominican Republic—wakes up, slips on tattered sandals, grabs a five-gallon bucket, and begins the arduous journey to her local water source. The water comes from a hole in the ground full of murky creek water. She trudges up …

Above and Beyond Conscious Consumerism

Above and Beyond Conscious Consumerism

I met Taylor Finch, manager at a fair trade company called Momentum in Boulder, Colorado. Momentum offers a unique array of fairly traded products. Every item Momentum carries is crafted by the human hand, tells a story and provides employment opportunities for artisan groups around the world. Taylor’s passion and expertise on the importance of fair trade …