Suppliers to FairTrade Caravans have been fully vetted and are fair trade certified or verified. They bring goods from small and medium producers in developing countries directly to markets in North America and Europe, thereby eliminating middlemen and maximizing profits where they are most needed. These are high qality products with a human face and story behind them.
Deans Beans uses high quality specialty coffee as a vehicle for progressive change throughout the coffeelands of Asia, Africa and the Americas. We do this through activism, ecological responsibility and innovative direct development programs with our cooperative partners. All of their fine whole bean specialty coffees are certified organic, fair trade, and kosher, and are roasted in small batches at their beanery in Orange, MA.
Divine Chocolate is a pioneering fair trade chocolate company, co-owned by 85,000 farmer members of Kuapa Kokoo in Ghana. Their mission is to improve the lives and opportunities of small-scale cocoa farmers in West Africa by establishing a dynamic, branded fair trade chocolate marketing company, thus putting the farmers higher up the value chain.
Fair Anita is a social enterprise that's all about empowering women from around the world through dignified jobs and fair trade relationships. Their talented artisan partners carefully design and create all products by hand - gorgeous jewelry you can be proud to wear!
Fair Trade Winds is a family-run retail business providing certified fair trade and sustainable products supporting artisans, farmers, and craftspeople from around the world.
Five North Chocolate makes delicious, antioxidant-rich, vegan, fair trade dark chocolate made with wholesome ingredients sourced from sustainable partnerships with farmers around the world. They are committed to sourcing only the highest quality, Fair Trade Certified™ cocoa from around the world.
Global Crafts is a family-run fair trade wholesaler of handicrafts from more than 20 countries. Working with more than 40 producer partners, their mission is to provide a sustainable living through fair trade.
Lake Champlain Chocolates is a locally owned Vermont company that sources non-GMO ingredients from around the globe. They believe in improving the LCC experience for everyone from cacao farmers to customers to every hard working person and supplier along the way. Their Fair for Life - Social and Fair Trade Certification goes above and beyond by not only looking at individual ingredients, but at company practices as a whole.
Level Ground Trading provides a level playing field on which disadvantaged producers have greater opportunity in the marketplace, in an effort to alleviate poverty in developing countries through trade. Their mission is to trade fairly and directly with small-scale producers of coffee, tea, dried fruit, rice and spices in developing countries, and to market their products in North America, offering customers ethical consumer choices.
Matr Boomie brings people and cultures closer together while respecting the earth and fueling the social and economic standing of underprivileged artisans in India. The artisans they work with make many different handicrafts including jewelry, wallets and children's products. They model their business after the fair trade principles that include anti-slave and anti-child labor, environmentally friendly processes, fair and living wages, a healthy work environment, gender equality and transparency.
Mayan Hands is a fair trade nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering Mayan women in their quest to bring their families out of extreme poverty as they continue to live within the culture they cherish. In addition to offering fair wages for their work, Mayan Hands provides other support, such as micro-lending, training in new skills and techniques, business and leadership development, access to health care, as well as classes in gender role awareness, domestic violence, conflict resolution, and herbal medicine.
Quilling Card, rooted in Vietnam, has assembled a team of artisans who are passionate about quilling. Quilling is the art of hand rolled, shaped, and glued paper that results in creating a unified, decorative design. Quilling Card artisans create greeting cards, jewelry, and other gift items. Their two fair-trade certified workshops are in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam employing over 300 artisans.
Revy works with an artisan group in Santa Rosa, El Salvador who design and make wallets and belts which come from old, discarded rubber tires. In El Salvador tires litter the roadsides and provide a means to breed mosquitoes that carry malaria. Removing these tires from the road helps to clean up the environment and give the artisans free materials to make their products. The recycled rubber products they design and produce are sturdy and rugged and provide a safe work environment for all of the employees at the workshop.
Serrv International is a nonprofit dedicated to fighting global poverty through fair and ethical trade. Their collection of unique handcrafts represents the best in global artistry and traditional craftsmanship.
Swahili Imports partners with artisans across Africa to showcase traditional crafting methods updated for modern life. As a member of the Fair Trade Federation, they strive for sustainable product development that benefits African communities. Their collections are crafted by artisans and farmers in Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Uganda, South Sudan, Mali, Nigeria, Niger, Ghana, Burkina Faso and Senegal.
WorldFinds' mission is to partner with artisans in India to create positive change, build hope, and design beautiful, sustainable jewelry for a better world. Committed to fair trade principles in everything they do, they use fashion and design as a tool to alleviate poverty. Since their beginning in 2001 they have been able to employ hundreds of women artisans, offer educational programs for their artisans, send girls to school, improve communities, and expand healthcare initiatives.