La Frontera Fair Trade Store benefits Chiapas communities

June 14, 2016

LA FRONTERA is a collective fair trade store at NOPALITO’S GALERIA, 326 S. Mesquite St., Las Cruces, New Mexico. The store is staffed by volunteers and will be open during the months of June, July and August on Fridays (5-8 p.m.); Saturdays (12-5 p.m.), and Sundays (11-3 p.m.).   La Frontera is a project of Centro Santa Catalina of Juárez, Guerilla Prayer Flags of Juárez, Palomas Oilcloth Designs of Palomas, and Mujeres Por La Dignidad (Women for Dignity) and Tsobol Antzetik (Women United) of Chiapas (represented by Weaving for Justice). Many beautiful, hand-made products can be purchased at fair prices, including cloth and paper prayer flags; oilcloth aprons, tote bags; and table cloths; shawls, shoulder bags, change purses, blouses, table runners, and placemat & napkin sets.  Coffee from Zapatista communities of Chiapas is also available.

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