We Love Our Volunteers!

We Love Our Volunteers!

The Mustard Seed is run exclusively by our community volunteers -- we couldn't exist without them! We are so grateful to the women who have committed their time and energy to keep our little fair trade shoppe going. Their gifts of self help us to continue affecting...

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Show Your Love This Valentine’s Day!

Show Your Love This Valentine’s Day!

Your Valentine will love our heart vases from Minga Fair Trade Import! These unique heart shaped vases will beautifully house many types of flower arrangements. The large vase is only $22 and the small vase is $12. Another gift option for your sweetie is our hand...

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New Year’s Resolutions From Our Friends at Nest

New Year’s Resolutions From Our Friends at Nest

   2016 Resolutions for Celebrating Craft, Culture, and Consciousness Plan a trip to an unexpected corner of the world. Whichever location you choose, make an effort to explore the intersection between community, culture, and craft. Stay educated about...

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Natural Skin Care from Africa

Natural Skin Care from Africa

Marula Oil Many of our volunteers and customers rave about this wonderful skin care oil! This is what our supplier says about their product: "Marula Oil is a fast-absorbing facial oil that provides long-lasting hydration, soothes redness and irritation leaving skin...

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Community Fashion Show

Community Fashion Show

Fashion Show Benefits the Spirit of 67 Foundation and the Lake Forest High School Foundation The Mustard Seed was honored to participate in a community fashion show sponsored by Lake Forest Bank and Trust. We are grateful to Missy Burger for styling our lovely models...

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Simple Actions = Big Difference

Simple Actions = Big Difference

10 EASY WAYS TO CELEBRATE FAIR TRADE MONTH IN OCTOBER Simple actions that will make a big difference for farmers and workers around the world from Fair Trade USA: Throughout the month, ethically-minded consumers, retailers and brands will unite to celebrate and...

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A Walk to Beautiful Movie Event

A Walk to Beautiful Movie Event

Join Healing Hands of Joy, Chicago Circle, and Founder, Allison Shigo, for a Screening of the Emmy Award Winning Movie "A Walk to Beautiful" Invite your friends to join us for a wonderful evening to watch this powerful movie. It tells the story of a program called...

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Wear Your School/Team Spirit!

Wear Your School/Team Spirit!

Show Your Team Spirit With Our Roll On  Bracelets from Nepal Each of our fair trade bracelets roll on to almost any wrist size. They are hand crocheted by artisans in Nepal and have a lifetime guarantee. We carry them in a range of colors and we encourage you to find...

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