It's finally here! We know you love our Ceramic Spoon Rests and our Wood Collection, so we're introducing our brand new Wood Spoon Rests! Perfect for keeping your counters clean, catching any drops of that delicious sauce, or for simply resting your spoon when you're cooking. And, they'll match with your other wood utensils from our collection! Finished with food-safe raw tung oil to protect the wood against the elements and to ensure durability. Each spoon is unique, no two are exactly alike! Choose from Macawood or Laurelwood. As always, Handmade and Fair Trade!
Care: Wash with soap and warm water. Apply food grade oil such as tung or mineral oil to dry utensils periodically to maintain moisture, color and longevity.
- Certified Sustainable Wood
- 4'' x 4'' (plus a 2'' shelf)
Handcrafted by Diego, a local carpenter who livines in a small town on the coast of Lake Atitlan in Guatemala. He, his wife Raquel, and their nephew Pedro hand-carve beautiful wood kitchen servers from reclaimed wood for sustainable, living wage.
UPAVIM Wholesale is a self-run cooperative of women in La Esperanza, Guatemala that provides leadership opportunities, greater economic independence and education for the members and their families. It represents a colorful beacon of hope and pride for many in La Esperanza.
Founded in 1989, UPAVIM Wholesale creates and sells colorful, handcrafted products for markets around the world. Sales of UPAVIM Wholesale’s fair trade goods directly support the cooperative, a full-day kindergarten through 6th grade school, daycare, and a Montessori-based preschool. UPAVIM Wholesale's success in La Esperanza has also fueled the development of a health clinic, tutoring program, local bakery and more.
Facing poverty, crime and violence throughout their neighborhoods, the more than 60 women that represent UPAVIM Wholesale find not only solidarity in a safe space but also a community of love, hope and purpose that aspires to produce generational improvements for one another.