From The Earth, a fair trade company, is dedicated to the advancement of our employees and suppliers as we provide quality, handmade products to markets around the world. Your purchase allows us to continue to create jobs for marginalized workers in Jordan. Handmade in Jordan, each olive wood piece is one of a kind, created from the trimmings of Jordanian olive trees gleaned after the olive harvest. We are proud that this process actually contributes to the sustainability of Jordanian olive groves. Our artisans hand-cut and finish each olive wood kitchen item from a single piece of wood, bringing to life the natural beauty of the olive wood and revealing its warm earth tones. The beautiful grains in the wood ensure that each product purchased is one of a kind. Because we are committed to excellent quality, each piece is individually inspected before it is packaged for shipment. Ideal for kitchen and home items, olive wood has intrinsic durability and antibacterial properties. With the proper care, your olive wood should last a lifetime.