Distant Village

June 6, 2013

It’s been a busy week for the Simpson household.  We’re in production for our first wholesale order.  Between soap making, gearing up for a summer focused on extreme poverty at our church, revamping a work space for Elizabeth and preparing for our next school year, I have a very full plate.  All good things- all of it worth doing.  In the midst of that, I wanted to share a bit more about the supplier of our packing.  Distant Village is a wonderful Fair Trade company that is providing sustainable employment in the Philippines.  In addition to paying a living wage, they are also building schools and funding scholarships.  I love our sinamay bags.  Sinamay is a sustainable material made from banana fibers.  Here’s a quick introduction to Distant Village:


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