conflicts and war make it difficult to figure out whether products are being traded fairly. The Fair Trade Federation, based in Washington DC, helps concerned shoppers by labeling North American retailers with their "Fair Trade" stamp, meaning that they agree to adhere to guidelines for fair trade, including the supply chain of products "from point of origin to point of sale." You can find retailers certified by the Fair Trade Federation here. SHOWN ABOVE
- 1 A room from Taschen’s African Interiors is layered in Kuba and mud cloth.
- 2 Apartment Therapy’s DIY floor cushion tutorial shows how to make mud cloth pillows.
- 3 In a photo from Light Locations’ Whitecross Farm, Kuba cloth is used as bedding.
- 4 Ananse Village is a Fair Trade Federation retailer that sells Kuba and mud cloth.
- 5 You can purchase fabric for your own projects.