Ethical Sourcing

“My mother always wore khadi (Indian homespun cotton fabric). When we wanted nylon she said: ‘I’ll buy you nylon. But you know, if you buy nylon, some industrialist will get another Mercedes, and if you buy khadi, some woman’s chulha (kitchen fire) will get lit. You decide.’ That was a profound lesson in simple living.” ~Vandana Shiva

Detail of “What the World needs now is [Read More…]

The Beginning (Sort Of)

“There are two mistakes one can make along the road to truth… not going all the way, and not starting.” ~ Hindu Prince Gautama Siddharta

Originally, we had hoped to be on the road in the spring or summer of 2010 but last July, once we reviewed our financial situation along with all of our other personal goals we wanted to accomplish [Read More…]