Just Marketplace

Information
  • Plan and organize annual Fair Trade Sale featuring products from artisans and coops throughout the world.
  • Education on issues concerning fair trade through reading and discussions.
  • Bulletin articles on Living a Fair Trade Life
Meetings

Meetings are held the third Tuesday of every month at 7 PM and more frequently prior to the annual Fair Trade sale. Contact Sandy Howard for upcoming meeting dates and location.

Links
Shopping Links

10,000 Villages

Is a global market to market movement that breaks the cycle of generational poverty & ignites social change they pioneered the fair-trade movement & live by the fair-trade principles

Products: jewelry, accessories, home décor, kitchenware, outdoor items & spa/wellness items

Countries: Asia, Africa, Latin America & the Middle East

www.tenthousandvillages.com

Baskets of Africa

Promoting the work of African skilled artisans, contributing toward their economic development & stability; the majority of the weavers are women, working to support themselves & their families by preserving their cultural heritage

Products: unique baskets, bowls, jewelry, pottery, African masks & textiles

Countries: Africa (Ghana, Zulu, Uganda, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Swazi, Botswana, Namibia, Rwanda, Burundi)

Discount: 10% off of products & free S&H with code SJN2020

www.basketsofafrica.com

Divas Fair Trade

Creates opportunities for artisans in developing countries to earn income at a just wage, by bringing their products & stories to markets; through long-term fair-trading relationships they are helping to empower women artisans to improve their livelihoods

Products: jewelry, purses, wallets, home décor, stuffed woolen animals, incense, winter knitwear & eGift cards

Countries: Peru/Bolivia

Discount: free S&H for sales over $75 no code necessary

www.divasfairtrade.org

Equal Exchange

Began in 1986 with the mission to build long-term trade partnerships that are economically just & environmentally sound, to foster mutually beneficial relationships between farmers & consumers & to build a more equitable, democratic & sustainable world.

Products: coffee, tea, chocolate, fair foods (dates, raisins, couscous, nuts, oil)

Countries: Ecuador, Peru, Mexico, Nicaragua, Latin America, Asia, Dominican Republic, Panama, Togo, India, South Africa, Sri Lanka, El Salvador, United States & West Bank

Discount: 10% with code solidarity2020 (one-time individual discount)

NOTE: Equal Exchange sells in bulk quantities individual items may be purchased at a local coop, Valley Natural Foods, Burnsville

www.equalexchange.coop

Fair Anita

A social enterprise to create a global community of change makers through fair trade relationships partnering with women in 9 countries who are utilizing this resource of economic self-sufficiency to create real change around the globe & create a world where women feel safe, valued & respected no matter their geography

Products: jewelry, bags, accessories, scarves, clothing, ethically made reusable & sustainable items

Countries: India, Ethiopia, Peru, Cambodia, Mexico, Vietnam, Chile, South Africa, & Egypt

Discount: free S&H with code SJN2020

www.fairanita.com

Fair Trade Winds

We connect with committed groups of fair-trade wholesalers who work with countless artisan groups in various parts of the world to share & promote beautiful, handmade treasures, so that fair trade products are more easily accessible to everyone.

Products: clothing, bags & accessories, jewelry, home, journals & cards

Countries: Bali, North Kyrgyzstan, Guatemala, Nepal, Ethiopia, Ecuador, Vietnam, Peru, Rwanda, Kenya, Thailand, Togo, India, Philippines & Laos

Discount: free S&H with code SJN2020

www.fairtradewinds.net

Friends of San Lucas

Supports development in San Lucas Toliman & the surrounding communities in Guatemala

Products: Café Juan Ana Coffee (ground & whole bean)

Country: Guatemala

Discount: see website

www.juananacoffee.org

House of Talents

Seeks to empower the talented poor through the sale of high-quality handmade artisan products, to promote self-development through economic & social advancement in rural communities & cities.

Products: baskets, bags, home & décor, jewelry, pet goods, kitchen & bath

Country: Ghana, West Africa

Discount: free S&H on all US orders no code

https://houseoftalents.com/

Mayan Hands

Provides economic & educational opportunities to Mayan women so that they can bring their families out of extreme poverty as they continue to live within the culture, they cherish

Products: pine baskets, felted wool animals, table linens, cards, books, Judaica gifts, bags, scarves, bracelets & jackets

Country: 15 communities in the Guatemalan Highlands

Discount: free S&H on orders over $75 with code SJN2020

www.mayanhands.org

Project Have Hope

Works in the Acholl Quarter of Uganda by providing education to both the women & their children & assisting women to establish businesses that promote economic stability & sustainability

Products: jewelry, beads, ornaments, home décor, religious gifts, stickers, magnets & t-shirt

Country: Africa (Uganda)

Discount: 10% off with code SJN2020

www.projecthavehope.org

Prosperity Candles

Began by training war widows in Iraq in candle-making & entrepreneurship, since have impacted the lives of hundreds of Burmese, Bhutanese, Congolese, Haitian & Iraqi women & refugees most of the candles are handmade in the U.S. by women artisans who lived for many years as refugees & are now earning a living wage as candle makers

Products: candles, spa gifts & diffusers

Discount: 10% off when using special URL

https://www.prosperitycandle.com/discount/SJN2020

SERRV

Began its mission by helping displaced European refugees trade their handcrafts for income after the WW II; has extended working to empower artisans & farmers every year by selling their beautiful handcrafts & food

Products: food, kitchen, home, garden, fashion & holiday

Countries: 24 countries worldwide

Discount: 20% of retail order to the nonprofit organization, The Open Door, a food shelf

http://serrv.org/?a=SJN2020

Trade Winds

Local international fashion boutique established in 1990

Products: women's clothing, jewelry & accessories

Country: several countries around the world

NOTE: Contact vendor using Facebook's "Message" feature. Describe the item(s) in which you are interested & specify code SJN2020 in your message. Vendor will respond to provide pricing & answer questions.

https://www.facebook.com/TradeWindsTW2/

Women’s Bean Project

A food manufacturing business tied directly to its transitional employment program that hires women who are chronically unemployed, teaching them to help themselves by making nourishing products that are sold across the United States

Products: soups, beans, rice, baking mixes, spices blends, popcorn, snacks, sweets, coffee, tea, dog treats, books & gift items

Country: Colorado, United States

www.womensbeanproject.com