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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Headed to Ravinia?

Headed to Ravinia?

Stop by the Mustard Seed to Plan Your Ravinia Picnic! We know you will love our leather and raffia wine tote from Morocco ($28), along with our bone bottle openers ($18) and wood serving piece ($26) from Kenya. The wire basket transforms into multiple shapes ($22)...

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Take it Outside!

Take it Outside!

We Have Great Items for Patio Parties  Bring color to your table with our gorgeous tray from Peru ($88), a blue pitcher from Mexico ($40) or a turquoise pitcher from Guatemala ($38). The beautiful 60" x 90" tablecloth from India ($56) is made using the traditional art...

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Many thanks to our customers and fashion show team!

Many thanks to our customers and fashion show team!

We want to thank our customers who braved the chilly weather to attend our fashion show this year! All of the proceeds from ticket sales went to Beacon Place and Opportunity International.  Beacon Place empowers children and families by offering six core programs to...

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