Unpolished2019-02-11T07:57:04+00:00

All Unpolished Posts

Part of the Fair Trade Federation

We were accepted into the Fair Trade Federation!... and wow - what a process! We have had our eye on joining the Fair Trade Federation (FTF) since we launched Threads, but never prioritized the application ...
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Unconscious bias and our Artisan Partners

My awareness of my unconscious bias started in May and it was two instances that happened the year before that made me sick when I noticed. Each year we take Fair Trade Partners who earn ...
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The Unpolished Beginning

Since about May I've been in a serious conversation looking at all of my unconscious biases. I grew up in an upper-middle-class-mostly-white town, went to a nice private university (Tufts) where there was a lot ...
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