Tomorrow, Saturday, December 1, The Afghan Women’s Mission is having it’s 3rd Annual Fair Trade and Conscious Gifts Holiday Bazaar. There’s really not much for me to add here, so I’ll just give you the important stuff from the website:
WHEN: Saturday December 1st from 11 am – 3 pm
WHERE: Immanuel Presbyterian Church, 3300 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles (Geneva Room)
Browse through a large selection of affordable, sweat-shop free arts and crafts made by artisans internationally and locally, including:
Embroidered pillow-covers, wallets and purses from Afghanistan
Locally made jewelry, blankets, scarves
Hand made tote bags and designer gift bags
Fair trade coffee & honey
Conscious books, CDs
…and much more!
Free entrance and complementary refreshments while you shop.
All proceeds will directly benefit the artists and workers who made the items.
Confirmed vendors include: Afghan Women’s Mission, Ten Thousand Villages, Garment Worker Center, Pacifica Radio Archives, Global Voices for Justice, Cyntex, SmART Blondz, Frank Dorrell, and local artists Azadeh Ghafari, Gypsie Vasquez-Ayala (Arte Quetzal), Janna Marit, and Sonali Kolhatkar.
For more information, visit http://www.afghanwomensmission.org or call 626-676-7884.