Kenya's bustling and vibrant capital city is a traveller's dream. Hints of the city's colonial past mix with new ultra-modern architecture as Nairobi emerges as an economic and cultural hub. A new generation of young visionaries are also doing their part to reinvent traditional African food and art into globally recognized creations. The result: a truly dynamic city changing by the moment and with something to offer for everyone.
Fair trade is moving into the mainstream but there are still quite a few misconceptions about the quality, cost, and appearance of fair trade items. Today we're debunking some of those common myths to show that fair trade not only provides great economic advancement to artisans, but also quality ethically-crafted items to the consumer.
Summertime is upon us and between picnics in the park and backyard gatherings under the stars, we're always on the lookout for new recipes. We've rounded up a few of our favorites, so grab your grocery lists and let's get cooking!
Zero waste, though an important practice, can sound a little overwhelming. But it doesn't have to be ... in fact, we've explored ways that it can be both fun and beautiful! Read our latest post on how you can plan a stunning zero waste summer party!
As another Wedding Season approaches, we've fallen in love with the natural fabric trends that have taken over wedding decor. From reception decorations, to guest gifts, our handmade pieces make the perfect multi-use decor for any wedding.
The exciting time between Memorial Day Weekend and Fourth of July means lots of beach trips, and summer styles. Acacia Creations talented artisans work to create pieces that can be used year-round, however, we do have a few Summer Favorites that we know you'll enjoy whether you're planning a tropical vacation, or a cozy staycation.
Ready to start your journey toward living a more thoughtful, sustainable lifestyle? Interested in making environmentally-friendly choices with fashion, food, and more? Check out our most inspiring blogs on getting started.
Easter is a special time of year signaling new beginnings, rejuvenation, and the first joyful signs of Spring. As we celebrate the occasion with light-hearted gifts and fun-filled activities, let's also reflect on how and where those cute chocolate bunnies and Easter eggs were made ...
We believe that fairly traded, ethically made, and empowering products are an extremely effective avenue to bring positive change to developing communities.
Beauty need not combat sustainable living, for in pure and fair practices, therein lies the truest of beauties - the life giving honorable work of human hands. [A Guide for the Ethical Bride]
"Act as if what you do makes a difference, it does." William James
Each year, on April 24th, communities from around the world unite to bring awareness to a movement that seeks to make fashion a "force for good" – The Fashion Revolution.
Part 01 of our Summer Guide Series: Music Festival Edition.
One of our favorite summer events are the countless music festivals sprawling across greenspace and city parks. From no name indie bands to our go to top one hundred, we can't quite get enough.
The team at Acacia Creations would like to extend a warm congratulations to all of our graduating friends!
The Fashion Revolution calls on consumers to question where their apparel is made and, more importantly, by whom.
This season, the teams at Acacia Creations and Creative Women have collaborated and brought to you all of our best pieces to inspire your holiday shopping; from our hearts to yours with love.
In celebration of Fair Trade Month, Acacia Creations is holding a story sharing contest! Join us as we promote a movement that has brought renewed life, empowerment, meaning, and sustainability to hundreds of thousands of artisans around the world!
With Father's Day right around the corner, the team would like to say thank you to dads all around the world who are making a positive impact on the lives of their families! Without your sacrifice and love we would not be here today.