Fair Trade Giveaway Hop Grand Prize!

by Chrystal Johnson on October 21, 2012

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Welcome to the Fair Trade Giveaway Hop, hosted by Happy Mothering and the Green Moms Network. To celebrate Fair Trade Month, we are featuring giveaways from companies that ethically produce and source products from around the world. You can find a list of more fair trade giveaways valued at $25 or more at the bottom of this post.

And here on Happy Mothering, you’ll find the Grand Prize!

Prize Package 1 ($160 Value)

Package of Goodies from Fair Trade USA

Fair Trade USA is providing an awesome package of products from their Fair Trade partners like Sweet Riot, Kopali Organics, Traditional Medicinals, Near East, Honest Tea, Badger, Larabar, Cisse, Coconut Bliss, Glory Bee and Green Mountain! Read my full post about Fair Trade USA here.

$100 Vital Choice Gift Certificate

Vital Choice is a trusted source for fast home delivery of the world’s finest wild seafood and organic fare, harvested from healthy, well-managed wild fisheries and farms.  As a leading source of pure, healthful, sustainable foods of exceptional quality, Vital Choice offers a variety of fares to choose from including seafood, meats, soup & meal kits, berries, vegetables, nuts, dried fruit, oils & vinegar, seasonings, omega 3 supplements, Fair Trade dark chocolate, teas, gifts pet products and more!

Prize Package 2 ($100 Value)

Package of Goodies from Fair Trade USA

Fair Trade USA is providing another awesome package of products from their Fair Trade partners like Sweet Riot, Kopali Organics, Traditional Medicinals, Near East, Honest Tea, Badger, Larabar, Cisse, Coconut Bliss, Glory Bee and Green Mountain! Read my full post about Fair Trade USA here.

Kusikuy Bolivian Baby In Sling & Shopping Bag with Matching Fair Trade Cotton Bangles

Global Exchange is an international human rights organization dedicated to promoting social, economic and environmental justice around the world. Be sure to check out their Equal Exchange Shop for a great variety of Fair Trade products!

What a wonderful way to play! These darling handmade Bolivian baby dolls come swaddled with a woven lambswool body and hand painted, soft sculpture face, and stitched on hair. The baby is topped with a removable 100% alpaca hand knit chulu style cap. All come tucked in to a traditional Bolivian “aguayo” or wrap which easily fastens around 18″ doll shoulders for hours of realistic play.

Since 1997, Kusikuy has increased Bolivian knitters’ annual income by almost 20% and provided over 100 hours of free training. This investment has raised literacy rates, introduced new technical skills, improved organizational skills, and enabled our 300+ knitters’ families to enjoy higher quality diets, medical care, and better education. Spurred on by the confidence and training they have received, knitters solicit new development projects, promote human rights, and become elected officials in their communities. Be sure to check out all of Kusikuy’s wonderful Fair Trade products and fashions!

For your chance to win one of these awesome Fair Trade Prize Packs, please use the Rafflecopter form below. Good luck!

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About Chrystal Johnson

Chrystal, publisher of Happy Mothering, is a mother of two sweet girls who believes in living a simple, natural lifestyle. A former marketing manager, Chrystal spends her time researching green and eco-friendly alternatives to improve her family's life. She enjoys sharing those discoveries with anyone who's willing to listen.

{ 50 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Jenna Burris October 21, 2012 at 9:12 pm

because as a parent, I can’t stand the idea ofmy child receiveing things or eating things from the labor of another child


2 Nicole Lillie Stewart October 21, 2012 at 9:25 pm

Jenna Burris took the words out of my mouth. Thinking of putting shoes on my child that another’s hands made, and that the child making them possibly doesn’t even have a pair of shoes them self, is sickening and saddening.


3 Gale October 22, 2012 at 5:32 am

I would like to support fair trade products because I know they’re produced without slave labor.
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4 Amy C October 22, 2012 at 6:00 am

I like idea of giving vital tools to farmers so they can survive


5 Mya Murphy October 22, 2012 at 6:06 am

I always try to buy from Fair-trade companies…knowing people are actually getting paid fairly for their work, means a lot.


6 Tina October 22, 2012 at 6:14 am

We all like to get paid fairly for the work that we do. It’s only FAIR that we support companies that pay their employees fairly too right?


7 Rachel Ramey October 22, 2012 at 6:24 am

“The worker is worthy of his wages.”
Rachel Ramey recently posted..It’s Fair Trade Month – Win Stuff!


8 Seyma Shabbir October 22, 2012 at 6:41 am

That people are fairly paid for work they do.


9 Yvonne D October 22, 2012 at 6:48 am

Child free…and the adults are paid well. the way it should be!
Thanks for the opportunity!


10 Linda Boyd October 22, 2012 at 6:54 am

Their whole concept on everything is so wonderful!!!


11 Carolyn N. October 22, 2012 at 7:03 am

Because I can enjoy their products guilt-free knowing they have been produced responsibly.
cjnedrow at gmail dot com


12 Nicole Carter October 22, 2012 at 8:24 am

I really don’t know much about these companies. From I gather they are children free and fair to their employees and I stand behind that. More companies need to be like that.


13 Cindy Merrill October 22, 2012 at 11:05 am

Love the fact that child labor is not used by Fair Trade.


14 Ruby Y October 22, 2012 at 12:10 pm

I like that they help farmers in the developing nations


15 Mary Gallardo October 22, 2012 at 1:08 pm

I love to support fair trade companies. I never buy from companies such as Walmart, even though their prices are usually unbeatable. I cannot stand the thought of child labor or people getting paid pennies for what they do. I don’t even enter into giveaways that are for Walmart giftcards! Awesome giveaway!


16 Mary@Back to the Basics! October 22, 2012 at 1:58 pm

Fair trade is so important! No child labor, better working conditions and happier producers!
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17 icefairy October 22, 2012 at 2:46 pm

Because I prefer companies that support ethical and fair business practices
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18 Kay M.
Twitter: klcmaher
October 22, 2012 at 2:56 pm

Because everyone deserves to be able to provide for themselves, and get paid an honest wage for what they do. Also because we need to protect our Earth, and each other. It’s why God put us here.
Kay M. recently posted..First Annual Hunters Giveaway


19 Barrie October 22, 2012 at 3:45 pm

I believe in supporting companies/products that are ethical and taking care of those that need it!


20 barnold October 22, 2012 at 7:10 pm

I like supporting companies that are more ethical and fair toward everyone.


21 apple blossom October 22, 2012 at 7:47 pm

thanks for chance to win this package


22 runinboise October 22, 2012 at 7:58 pm

i want people to get paid for what they are worth.


23 Stephanie Brown Eversole October 22, 2012 at 8:10 pm

It’s an incredibly easy way to support human rights!


24 Chelsea October 22, 2012 at 9:01 pm

I want to support humans being treated fairly :)


25 Margie Kairis
Twitter: _margie9
October 22, 2012 at 9:27 pm

I want to support fair trade certified products because I want to know that the profit produced by those products is going to the people who created those products in a fair and equitable manner that allows them to provide for themselves and support for their families, as all people should be able to do


26 Phoenix October 23, 2012 at 2:56 am

I support fair trade because all workers deserve good pay & decent treatment, which only increases the quality of the products they make.


27 gala October 23, 2012 at 11:11 am

I would like to support fair trade products because I know they’re produced without slave labor and people get a fair price on the fruits of their labor


28 elven johnson October 23, 2012 at 1:42 pm

For a better world.


29 Jennifer Mae Hiles October 23, 2012 at 7:38 pm

I love to hear about hard workers getting paid what they deserve. Sometime’s it seems the opposite anymore.


30 stacy hancock October 23, 2012 at 7:56 pm

i watched a thing some time ago about the children kidnapped for the chocolate industry. i can’t help but think of my own kids. it had a profound impact on me. i know the problems are far worse and in many areas, too. my vote is my dollar.


31 Brittney Minor
Twitter: brittleby
October 23, 2012 at 8:51 pm

I love supporting fair trade companies because it supports everybody involved! I want fair wages for workers, no matter what country they are in!
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32 Nancy B October 24, 2012 at 6:03 pm

I believe in supporting human rights and companies that support human rights


33 richelle bowers October 24, 2012 at 9:00 pm

i like that they give them for survival


34 Sabrina @ Living, Learning, Eating October 25, 2012 at 6:36 am

Because everyone deserves to reap the rewards of their own labor!

I think this would also be a great match for my Green Giveaway Linky Party, I hope you’ll consider listing it there! http://living-learning-eating.blogspot.com/2012/10/green-giveaway-linky.html
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35 Melanie Schemanski October 25, 2012 at 7:32 am

I think it is important for the worlds small business to work together and not allow companies to abuse their workers, or under pay them.
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36 Melissa H. October 26, 2012 at 10:53 am

I like knowing my purchases support fair wages and practices!


37 Krystal G. October 26, 2012 at 12:50 pm

I don’t want to support slave labor.


38 Gianna October 27, 2012 at 2:22 am

For quality products.


39 Emily N. October 27, 2012 at 3:42 pm

I support good working conditions because that is what I would want for myself if I was working to produce those products.


40 Becky Worthman October 28, 2012 at 8:17 am

I honestly didn’t think of fair trade until this giveaway–way to raise awareness! I want to support fair trade, for good working conditions and pay for those who grow our food. If we are what we eat…


41 Romina October 29, 2012 at 12:12 am

I’ve never thought about fair trade until recently. Now, I would like to promote fair trade products because it’s ethical, moral, and humane. We do so much to protect the environment, animals, children, and many more causes, workers need just as much support.
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42 Sherry Compton October 29, 2012 at 5:04 am

I am interested in trying new products. My daughter-in-law is big in organic products, and I would like to try them, too.


43 Jessica M October 29, 2012 at 7:57 am

Thanks for the fair trade giveaway! I love supporting ethical companies and preventing my money from supporting traffickers and big corporations.


44 Stacy October 29, 2012 at 3:58 pm

I believe that workers should earn a fair wage for their labour.


45 Zola
Twitter: zolagrif
October 29, 2012 at 6:10 pm

I support fair trade because every person deserves a living wage.


46 S. Yissele October 30, 2012 at 1:28 am

I learn this month about the fair trade and it’s very important for the little companies support!

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47 katherine d October 30, 2012 at 9:39 am

i support fair trade because i believe in equal rights and wages for all


48 Judy Gregory October 30, 2012 at 11:25 am

the workman is worthy of his hire. if more businesses followed this the world would be a better place. although not as dire, there are companies in this country that need to remember what they learned in sunday school


49 Judy Gregory October 30, 2012 at 12:23 pm

i’m sorry but this is ridiculous. the hop ends the 31st. it’s 2:20 pm cst the 30 th. real houston housewife has already closed her giveaway meaning i CAN’T enter. i can’t get grand prize entries for entering her contest or 10 entries for entering all. it’s not fair


50 laurie October 31, 2012 at 5:09 am

never heard of this and would like to try it


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