OUR VENDORS

Check out our vendors for the Fair Trade Holiday Festival 2021 held at Monona Terrace!

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JUST COFFEE

Colombia, Honduras,  Ethiopia

Just Coffee Cooperative is a worker-owned coffee roaster dedicated to creating and expanding a model of trade based on transparency, human dignity and environmental sustainability. 

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FAIR ANITA

India, Cambodia, Ethiopia

Fair Anita is a fair trade jewelry and accessories company that partners with female Artisans all over the world. Our team collaborates with our Artisan Partner's in creating modern pieces with a handmade touch.

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ETHICAL TRADE CO

Thailand, Nepal, Haiti

We at Ethical Trade Co are working to end human trafficking. By carefully selecting suppliers & organizations to work with, we can help provide an alternative to slavery & exploitation. Every purchase creates an opportunity for marginalized people all across the world to make an alternate working choice. Our backpacks, purses, jewelry, coffees, teas, & other products are all ethically sourced, ensuring fair trade & creating hope one product at a time.

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WORT

Generous Supporters

Thank you to our sponsor, WORT, for their dedicated and committed support. We are so fortunate to be able to work with them. 
WORT is a listener-sponsored community radio station, broadcasting from 118 S. Bedford St. in Madison, Wisconsin,

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DAISEYE

Ecuador, India, Peru

daiseye is an eclectic marketplace offering fair trade & earth-friendly products, clothing, accessories and gifts to enhance you and your living space. 

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CAMPO ALPACA, INC

Peru, USA

We are a fair-trade company created by Badgers. We create long-lasting alpaca apparel with artisans in Peru. CAMPO uplifts communities through fair & beneficial employment opportunities. Making the world better is the goal of CAMPO. CAMPO comes from two words: Cambio+Positivo meaning positive change in Spanish.

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TULIA'S ARTISAN GALLERY

Colombia

Tulia’s Artisan Gallery is a Chicago-based woman-owned business with a mission to showcase high quality Colombian craftsmanship by collaborating with master artisans who preserve & strengthen the diverse cultures of Colombia. We use fair trade principles while collaborating with our artisan partners, most of whom are indigenous and Afro-Colombians.

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BLOSSOMS INSPIRATIONS

Peru, Mexico

Blossom Inspirations: was founded in 2009 under the principles of Fair Trade. We offer women & kids accessories & home décor. We work directly with artisans, knowing them by name and visiting them at their homes and workshops. Our products are designed & produced to impact positively artisans, wholesalers, retailers, consumers & our environment.

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HEART OF THE SKY FAIR TRADE

Guatemala

Based out of Spring Green, Wisconsin, Heart of the Sky Fair Trade merchandise is sourced from women-led artisan groups and small scale family businesses in Guatemala.

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EARTH DELIGHTS

Nepal

Handcrafted, sterling silver, fair trade jewelry from Nepal.

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TERRAKLAY

India

TerraKlay is a Chicago-based artisanal lifestyle brand specializing in handmade home goods and decor. They connect traditional beauty with the modern world.


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MALIA DESIGNS

Cambodia

Malia Designs is a fair trade handbag and accessories brand that combines lively design, the use of recycled materials and affordable price points. Our products are handcrafted in Cambodia and every purchase helps to fight human trafficking.

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INTI FAIR TRADE

Ecuador

Inti Fair Trade specializes in hand-made jewelry made w/ eco-friendly tagua nuts. Sleek & lightweight, tagua is a sustainable material that grows in a spiky seedpod in a palm species. We source our tagua in Ecuador from artisans we know personally & meet w/ to discuss their production practices, products, & fair prices.

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TURKISH TULIP

Turkey

Turkish Tulip is dedicated to promote Turkish arts and artisans. We work directly with artisans to introduce their work to new audiences, develop new products and help them grow their businesses.

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FACES OF SIBERIA

Russia, Ukraine

We are a 501c Organization that's dedicated to supporting disadvantaged youth in Russia & Ukraine. Our projects aim to create artistic opportunities outside orphanage life w/all proceeds from the sales used to fund Adventure Camps, Medical Assistance, Community Outreach initiatives & educational scholarships. 

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MISTI ALPACA YARNS / MISTI INT'L

Peru

We offers products & dying services with fair trade practices. Misti Alpaca Chunky & Hand Paint Chunky yarns are 100% Baby Alpaca fiber & considered the “Softest Yarn ever”. Our Fiber Dye House, is environmentally friendly, focusing on natural & eco-friendly products & vegetable-based dyes.

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PLAYGROUNDS FOR PALESTINE

Palestine

Playgrounds for Palestine is an expression of solidarity with the plight of Palestinian children. It is an affirmation of their right to childhood. It is a minimal recognition of their humanity. They have provided 39 playgrounds and counting to the children of Palestine.

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A SENSE OF ADVENTURE

Haiti, Kenya, India

A Sense of Adventure is an independent Global Goods Shop located at 512 Oak Street on the courthouse square in Baraboo, WI. We strive to curate a wide selection of unique, hand-crafted, Fair Trade items from over 30 countries.

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THAI VILLAGE

Thailand

Thai Village exists to empower people in Thailand, by providing vocational training & employment as a means of economic stability, & by supporting Christian education & community-based programs. We develop long-term relationships with local people & produce handmade crafts that reflect their diverse cultures.

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SERRV INTERNATIONAL

India, Kenya

One of the first fair trade organizations in the world, SERRV International works with 24 countries worldwide, working to empower over 8,000 artisans and farmers every year by selling their beautiful handcrafts. Fair wages, safe conditions, sustainable practices.

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SUPER SLIPPERS

Kyrgyzstan

 Handmade Slippers by women artisans in the mountainous village of Tamchy in Kyrgyzstan. Handmade with wool and felted in beautiful, thoughtful, styles.

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THE FAIR SHIRT PROJECT

India

The Fair Shirt Project was created to offer men looking for ethical clothing more options. All of our shirts are produced at Work+Shelter, an ecoconscious production center in India that follows fair-trade labor practices. 


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MADISON-RAFAH SISTER CITY PROJECT

Palestine

We began in 2003 as concerned citizens in Madison, Wisconsin looking to build public awareness of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, & forge person-to-person relationships that benefit citizens of both cities. We sell a large variety of fair trade Palestinian crafts & Holy Land olive oil products.

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TRADES OF HOPE

India, Asia and Haiti

Trades of Hope is a fair trade company that uses Fashion as a Force for Good! I'm so excited to partner with Madison's Fair Trade Holiday Festival, to share how every purchase made at this event is giving hope, healing & a better future to women and families around the world.

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MADISON ARCATAO SISTER CITY PROJECT (MASCP)

El Salvador

MASCP celebrates the official sister city relationship between Madison & Arcatao, El Salvador. We sponsor trips to and from Arcatao. We fundraise to support civil society there & the USESSC network. We share information about how US policy affects people in Arcatao & we sell the beautiful embroidery made by the women in the Elsy Ana Cooperativa de Bordado that you see here. 2020 marks 34 years of sistering between Madison and Arcatao!

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HOPE INSTITUTE OF UGANDA

Uganda

We are a non-profit, fair trade organization that helps raise up leaders in Uganda, Africa.We give education scholarships, partner for water projects and send medical teams for surgery camps. We sell beautiful jewelry and other items made from recycled and sustainable products.

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NOONDAY COLLECTION

Guatemala, India, Uganda

Noonday carries accessories, gifts, & decor. What began as an adoption fundraiser has grown into a leading Fair Trade brand, impacting over 4,500 artisans in 14 countries. Together, we are building a flourishing world where women are empowered, children are cherished, people have jobs, & we are connected.


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GIFT OF HOPE HAITI

Haiti

Founded in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Gift of Hope is changing lives through stable income, discipleship, education, and the investment of relationships. Together with our founding nonprofit organization, Haiti Foundation Against Poverty, we employ over 70 Haitians and pay a living wage that is at least three times the minimum wage to create our products.

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THE ARTISAN COLLECTIVE

Nepal, Ecuador, Mexico

We are a UW-Madison student led organization that collaborates directly with women artisans in Ecuador, Nepal & Mexico. Your purchase creates work that generates much needed income for food, healthcare, & education for our partners & their families.

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WM CHOCOLATE

Madison, Dominican Republic

Wm Chocolate sources ingredients that are not only world-class, but also produced as close to home as possible. They do more of the chocolate making process at origin. This approach boosts the regional economy, reduces the environmental footprint, and makes the results more accessible to chocolate lovers everywhere.

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TABAL CHOCOLATE

Nicaragua, Colombia, Costa Rica

Tabal crafts dark chocolate from single origin cacao beans all the way to the chocolate bar. We make all our chocolate at our store in Wauwatosa Village. We source the finest ingredients in the world directly from small scale farmers & use traditional stone grinding techniques to refine & release the exotic flavors of the cacao beans. Our chocolate is vegan, dairy free, soy free. 

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THE WINDING ROAD

Tunisia, India, Thailand

The Winding Road takes you across the globe to discover beautiful and unique handmade scarves, shawls, handbags and children’s toys. We like natural and eco-friendly fabrics and work with small fair-trade suppliers whenever possible.

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GLOBAL ARTISANS INITIATIVE

Kenya, Mexico, Nepal

GAI strives to empower artisans and their families through the promotion of their handcrafts, which support

well-being and strengthens cultural heritage.

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BALI & SOUL

Bali, Nepal, India

Bali & Soul is a fair trade family business which began in 1990. We bring the creative & artistic talent of family & friends to you from Bali, Nepal, India, Egypt & Thailand. We specialize in wearable art, jewelry, home decor, & more. Contact us for an appointment to shop our wares. 608 257 9399

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ARTISANS OF GHANA

Ghana

Artisans of Ghana brings unique, Fairly-Traded gifts direct from skilled West African artisans to you. Our diverse offerings include jewelry, one-of-a-kind backpacks and totes, leather goods, acrylic paintings, and Afrocentric goods.

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FAIR INDIGO

Peru

We build clothing that's timeless, of impeccable quality, and sustainably made. Sustainable not only for the planet, but for the human beings involved in your clothing's journey from the cotton farms to your closet. Instead of racing to the bottom, we're aspiring to the top. 

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ARUNA PROJECT

Artisans around the World

Products produced through the freedom business are distributed through the Aruna Project at each Aruna Run, on our eCommerce platform and future expansion into retail. Bring hope by joining in Aruna Run, hosting an Aruna Run or supporting the Aruna Project effort through monthly giving.

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HANDICRAFT SOUL LLC

South Africa

Handicraft Soul partners with artisans & social enterprise groups who create high quality handmade goods in South Africa and beyond. By establishing a market for their products, we support social change through craft.

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HOPE UNITED

Kenya

The mission of Hope United is to form interdependent partnerships with organizations that work with members of impoverished communities to develop skills that will earn them a sustainable income. These skills allow the workers to produce goods that Hope United will market by providing access to American distribution channels while ensuring fair prices.

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MINGA FAIR TRADE IMPORTS

Ecuador

Minga is a 100% fair trade wholesale company working to increase knowledge of fair trade in the US, improve education in Ecuador, & support fair wages.

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NEW AMSTERDAM TRADING COMPANY, LLC

Mexico

We are a locally owned pop-up boutique in Madison, WI in business for over 30 years. We feature fairly traded goods from around the world especially, Mexico and Guatemala, as well as union-made t-shirts, buttons and stickers supporting worker's rights, and USA produced Special Effects Hair Color.

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PALESTINE PARTNERS

Palestine

Palestine Partners provides a way to support women and youth in the West Bank through their partnership with the Women in Hebron handmade craft collective and the human rights group Youth of Sumud.

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TERRA EXPERIENCE

Guatemala

As owner of Terra Experience my goal is to grow and continuously improve Terra Experience as a socially and environmentally responsible for-profit small business that is able to provide a fair wage and empower the artisan families with whom we work. We sell an assortment of items like doll clothes, blouses, baskets, and much more.

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WORKING CAPITAL FOR COMMUNITY NEEDS (WCCN)

Latin America

WCCN empowers low-income Latin American entrepreneurs by sustaining partnerships with microfinance organizations and fair trade coffee organizations in Nicaragua, Ecuador, El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, Argentina, Bolivia, Mexico, Colombia, and Peru.