... With a little help from Global Goods Partners.
When we think Thanksgiving, we think of yellow and auburn leaves decorating the ground, sitting around a blazing fire, and filling up on a delicious turkey dinner while surrounded by friends and family. Fall is always the best season of the year – there’s no better time to break out your coziest oversized sweater and curl up with some hot cider. And though we most look forward to eating until we can’t move, Thanksgiving is also a time to reflect on and appreciate all the blessings we’ve received as the year comes to an end.
Help us at Global Goods Partners give thanks to our incredible artisans from all over the world by purchasing these beautiful fall items that are guaranteed to make your Thanksgiving just a little bit cozier.
This beautiful basket from Swaziland is made from Lutindzi grass and is hand-woven using eco-friendly methods. Put it on the table next to the door for family members to drop their keys in as they head to the feast. Or make it a centerpiece at Thanksgiving and embellish it with autumn leaves, mini pumpkins and gourds. Be conscious this year and buy locally-grown veggies to minimize your impact on the environment - they're often fresher, too!
These stunning felt flowers made by women in Nepal will brighten up your house and remind you of warmer days. They won't wilt near the warm fire and oven heat, and every purchase helps to train and create sustainable incomes for women in Nepal. As an added bonus, you'll save water on these beauties that are always in bloom.
These candles from Swaziland are absolutely gorgeous. Each of them has a unique and intricate pattern, as they are handmade using the ancient Swazi “millfiore” technique. Buy it in black for an edgier take on Thanksgiving. Purchase in white while looking ahead to the holidays!
Prevent your rowdy uncle from staining the table with these grey bone coasters from India. Not only will these protect your counters, but they also support primary health care and women’s rights to education for artisan women in India. Talk about full coverage.
This cozy pillow from Peru is embroidered with soft cotton thread – perfect for putting up your feet after a long day of cooking. Support our Peruvian artisans in style with this subtle floral pattern in grey.
Serve the fam some pecan pie on these grey bone trays from India. They’re beautiful, they’ll match your coasters, and the proceeds support tuition for the women who made them for you. You can buy fair trade produce to make all your mains and sides a little more ethical - just look for the fair trade logo!
With all this in your artillery, you're ready to give thanks! From Global Goods Partners, we wish you a happy and safe Thanksgiving!