Call for Green Partners

Call for Green Partners

Are you a sustainable student group, community organization, ethical influencer, or green business leader? Then we want to offer to partner with you.
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6 Steps To Recognize Greenwashing

6 Steps To Recognize Greenwashing

Navigating the waters between truly ethical businesses and those that are greenwashing can be very difficult. That's why I'm sharing my process to find ethical stores for my daily life. I've broken it down into six easy-to-follow steps that will immediately clue you in to whether or not a business is really ethical.  
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New Gift Sets are Here for Summer

New Gift Sets are Here for Summer

 This month we are launching another round of gift sets designed with summer activities in mind. These summer sets are especially focused on getting out there after the pandemic with items for entertaining, maintaining self care routines in a busier and busier schedule, and accessories for getting together in person.
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The What, Why, and How of Transparency

The What, Why, and How of Transparency

What does it mean to be transparent? Why is it so important to demand transparency? And what are we doing at Lucia's to promote transparency in the fair trade world? In this blog post we break it all down to the most important aspects of this complicated topic. 
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Plastic Free July

Plastic Free July

In this newsletter, we'll break down everything you need to know about plastic pollution. We'll also give you simple steps to recognize and reduce your plastic use. By the end of the month, we hope that you will have joined us and succeeded in cutting out single-use plastic products from one area of your life!
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Post Pandemic Survival Guide

Post Pandemic Survival Guide

It's been more than a year since the world was this open. Many of us are coming out of our hibernation period with new perspectives, priorities, and passions that we want to share with the community around us. We've got best-selling items, artisan stories, and quotes from our team about exciting products for this summer.
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Garden to Table - What to do with your first garden harvest

Garden to Table - What to do with your first garden harvest

We're about half way through June and the first summer crops are beginning to come from your garden, show up at farm stands on the roadside, and appear in your CSA boxes. For me, this summer veggie harvest is one of the checkpoints that I mark the seasons by. It makes me so excited to go out, meet my farmers, and cook some amazing picnic and barbecue meals. Learn where to go and what to do with your summer veggies to maximize your sustainability.
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Lexington Boutique Week

Lexington Boutique Week

From June 14th -19th celebrate Boutique Week with us by saving 15% off your entire purchase--in store and online!
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Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health Awareness Month

For these last few days of Mental Health Awareness Month, we wanted to take some time to slow down and write you a note of encouragement and support for all of the wonderful things you do. 
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Climate Justice 101

Climate Justice 101

Climate justice, also known as environmental justice, social climate justice, etc., this term calls out the fact that already underprivileged groups are also the most at-risk for suffering more, earlier, and more severe consequences of climate change. Climate change will unfortunately only add to the other global threats to indigenous, black, and brown communities. In this edition, we break down climate justice and what you can do to support those most affected. 
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A Heritage of Patriotism - Cinco de Mayo

A Heritage of Patriotism - Cinco de Mayo

When I think of Cinco de Mayo, I think of parties with margaritas, chips and queso, and sombreros. But what is this holiday really all about? I've always heard that we celebrate it more here in the States than in Mexico. For years I've been curious about why we celebrate Cinco de Mayo, what it means, and who it's for, but I've never taken the time to figure it out. So, this year I finally did. The story takes us all the way back to the Aztecs and winds its way through time until today, telling us about Chicano heritage and patriotism along the way.
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The R's of Earth Day and Fashion Revolution Week

The R's of Earth Day and Fashion Revolution Week

Each April as we celebrate Earth Day we reflect on how fair trade contributes to restoring the earth from the damage that commercialism has caused. By partnering with small scale producers across the globe, our products inspire a return to our roots. By using sustainable materials fair trade shows a respect for nature.
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