Fair Trade Chocolate Recipes

Fair Trade Chocolate Recipes

In this issue, we have a quick discussion on the ethics of chocolate production, and then we get into our favorite 10 recipes using fair trade chocolate! (PS, you might get an extra treat if you read until the end).
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Happy Valentine's Day

Happy Valentine's Day

Happy Valentine's Day everyone! The team here at Lucia's and all of our artisan partners want to say we love you and we are thankful for your support! We wanted to spend this day giving you some encouragement and sharing our thoughts on why Valentine's Day is a day to focus on fair trade. That's because fair trade is about the ethics of caring for people around the world with your everyday habits. 
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Lucia's is Hiring!

Lucia's is Hiring!

As a Fair-Trade Establishment, it is our mission to support artisans in developing countries around the world by purchasing their products and creating a market for their items. We have a retail store, online store and a new location in Saugatuck MI. Our sister company Lucia’s Imports is a wholesale fair trade company. We are looking for a warehouse staff, retail assistant and an assistant manager to join our dynamic team. We are looking for someone who is energetic, outgoing, and is passionate about our fair-trade mission. If you are looking for a meaningful job that makes a difference in the world, please send us your resume  to teresa@luciasimports.com.  

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Fair Trade Home Decorating

Fair Trade Home Decorating

If you've been wondering how to upgrade your home sustainably, then this is the blog post for you. We're giving you fair trade and eco-friendly advice specifically for your design style.
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Sustainable Resolutions: Shopping Sustainably in 2021

Sustainable Resolutions: Shopping Sustainably in 2021

It's a new year, and that means many of us are making resolutions. I used to think that resolutions were a waste of time, because like most people, I never managed to keep mine. In fact, by the end of January, I had often forgotten what my resolution was. But in past years, I've gotten excited about setting goals and taking time to reflect as the turn of the year approaches. Resolutions, when done right, can help you start fresh and make life changing habits that improve the world around you.
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Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year!

Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year!

Y Feliz Navidad y Prospero Ano Nuevo! It's Christmas Eve, and that has us thinking of all of the great things that we are thankful for this year and all of the exciting things to come in the next one. While this year has certainly had it's challenges, we have had so much fun growing and trying new things with you. Your support has provided for artisans around the globe from Guatemala to Nepal to Ghana! 
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2020 Holiday Gift Guide

2020 Holiday Gift Guide

Happy Holidays! We've curated a gift guide of our top staff pick gifts for everyone on your Christmas list. Select from some of our favorite new arrivals and classic staples. Shop home décor for mom, mittens for dad, picture frames for friends, and so much more. And don't worry, we won't tell if you gift yourself something special too. 
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Our 14th Anniversary

Our 14th Anniversary

Our anniversary is Lucia's biggest event of the year. We've combined quite a few holidays into one massive excuse for a sale. How great is that? With all of the big holiday events happening at once, we thought it was only fitting to do something huge. That's why we're having a week long sale.
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The Holidays Came Early This Year

The Holidays Came Early This Year

Beat the holiday shopping rush by starting early this year. In this blog you'll find all of the information you need to get your shopping done early and safely. We're highlighting curbside pickup, in-person shopping, and online ordering as the best ways to find the perfect gift for your loved one.
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Day of the Dead

Day of the Dead

Celebrate Day of the Dead with us this year from your very own home. In this post we share the history of Dia de los Muertos, how our artisan partners celebrate, and how you can join in with our curated collection of Day of the Dead products.
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Fair Trade Solidarity

Fair Trade Solidarity

This year, the Fair Trade Federation themed the year Solidarity. Back in May we celebrated World Fair Trade Day, and this October is Fair Trade Month. In these times especially, we've been giving a lot of thought to what solidarity means for us here at Lucia's. We've settled on a few key ways that we strive to embody this ideal. In this blog, we're going to share them with you. 
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Shop Our Top 20 Fall Favorites Guide

The leaves are changing colors, you're pulling those big sweaters out of the back of your closet, and everything you eat is suddenly pumpkin spice flavored. Fall is here, and I couldn't be more excited. Shop our Top 20 Fall Favorites to get your home and closet ready.
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