I’m so excited about this: last night Prasha and I went to Holland, MI to show our rugs to The Bridge, a fair trade store in Holland, and not only did they like the rugs, but they decided to carry them and bought several from us on the spot! So, next time you’re in Holland, go check them out and show some love to an amazing store with beautiful products.  I was impressed by their inventory and their willingness to bring fair trade to the local level.  Our artisans live here in West Michigan, bringing skills from around the world when they come here as refugees, but often fair trade opportunities are only available to those living internationally.  I hope 2011 will be full of many more opportunities for Rhododendron Crafts to improve our products and reach an even wider market!