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.
Beyond Borders has been working with and nurturing Haitian metal artists in Croix-des-Bouquets for fifteen years. Because of this project there has been real economic improvement for the artisans who create their Haitian Metal Art products. From old, discarded metal oil drums artisans cut and decorate the metal cut-outs by hand, smoothing out the carved product before engraving their names in the finished item.
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.
Equal Exchange's mission is to build long-term trade partnerships that are economically just and environmentally sound, to foster mutually beneficial relationships between farmers and consumers and to demonstrate, through our success, the contribution of worker co-operatives and Fair Trade to a more equitable, democratic and sustainable world. Their tea and chocolate is organic, sustainable and delicious!
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!
Genesh Himal Trading has been working with artisans in Nepal for 36 years, and has establish mutually beneficial relationships by encouraging a balanced level of give and take. By working directly with producers as a team they pride themselves in expanding each other’s talents and ideas when it comes to their handcrafts.
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.
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. 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.
Mira Fair Trade works to empower women and underprivileged artisans by helping them attain long-term sustainability and economic independence through the Fair Trade model rather than via traditional charitable donations. They offer customers a variety of ethically-made eclectic and unique home decor products-- many using recycled materials and reusable fabrics.
Prokritee is a fair trade company in Bangladesh which supports over 1,500 artisans in rural areas. Their products use renewable sources of materials such as recycled sari, waste jute, silk, handmade paper, natural fibers and leaves.
Serrv International is a nonprofit dedicated to fighting global poverty through fair and ethical trade. Their collection of unique handicrafts represents the best in global artistry and traditional craftsmanship.
Sevya's fair trade clothing and accessories are a unique fusion of fair trade and fashion. Our eco-friendly, handmade collection showcases the rich artistic traditions of India in contemporary styles for both women and men.
Zambeezi is partnering with young entrepreneurs, beekeepers and farmers in Zambia, Africa, Zambeezi to craft ethically sourced, organic, fair trade body care products that regenerate your skin, communities and ecosystems, connecting you, the customers of North America, to the farmers and beekeepers of Zambia.