Early-bird holiday shopping at NCC’s Best store

Nov 14, 2012

NCC’s Best, the business arm of North Central College’s Enactus (formerly SIFE), will hold its Week 10 NCC’s Best Fair Trade Open House from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 15-16, inside the 116 S. Brainard House.

Both holiday and every-occasion shoppers are welcome to stop by, browse and purchase products from an inventory of organic, certified green, certified fair trade and direct-trade items, including coffee and various crafts produced in Central American and African countries.

Among the many items for purchase are:
•    Conscious Bean Coffee, whole bean and ground, from Guatemala
•    Coffee spoons and other related coffee-making materials from Guatemala
•    Handmade baskets from Kenya
•    Handmade bags, scarves, table cloths, trivets and other decor and accessories from countries such as Guatemala and Costa Rica

For those in town after Thanksgiving, the store also will be open 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 23. For more information contact Gail Oesterle ’14, vice president of NCC’s Best, at gnoesterle@noctrl.edu.