We use the term "ethical" as more than an issue of conventional morality. Born out of the sustainability movement, ethical is a term that broadens what sustainability means. While, traditionally, sustainability focuses on the environment and the impact of production on it; the term ethical widens that to include the people that are impacted by the environmental issues and often exploited in the production of goods.
Everyone is welcome to become a member of our network in order to learn and grow; however, we do have specific requirements for our markets as consumers are coming specifically to purchase certain types of goods. Each business or organization will need to fit 2 to 3 of these categories in order to qualify. Every applicant is looked over by the board and decided on a case by case basis.