Fair Trade Market
Sunday, December 3, 8:30am-3:00pm
Teresa of Calcutta Hall, Basilica Lower Level
Please join us for the annual Fair Trade Market and do a little shopping for your holiday gifting needs or to treat yourself.
By purchasing fair trade merchandise at a fair price you are supporting artisans in developing countries who are striving to build a better life for themselves and their families.
There will be several local vendors offering a wide variety of merchandise including Mayan textiles and baskets, mittens and scarves from Nepal, woven baskets from Ghana, eco-jewelry, housewares, ornaments, fair trade coffee and much more.
Divas Fair Trade Fashion Accessories & Gifts - Gourd boxes, ornaments, bowls, hand-knit Alpaca accessories from Peru, natural wood educational stuffed animals, jewelry, lotion, and kitchen accessories.
Fair Anita –Affordable artisan made jewelry and accessories made by talented women in 16 countries.
House of Talents - Offers a variety of woven baskets, textiles, soaps, and jewelry created by artisans from Ghana.
HuHul-Kin Rays of the Sun - Educational arts program that provides social, intellectual, and psychological support for disadvantaged children living in Puerto Morelos Mexico.
Mayan Hands - Mayan textiles and baskets made by talented in Guatemala who are working to overcome extreme poverty and become self-sufficient.
Opportunities International - Microfinance loans, insurance and training empower 9.6 million people working their way out of global poverty.
Regla De Oro - Unique art and quality fair trade products.
Tiny Tim and Friends - Craft items made by Kachele Women's Support Group to help HIV+ women and their children in Zambia.
Trade Winds - Global Spirit clothing, jewelry, and winter wear, including mittens, hats, scarves and more.
There will also be Basilica Choir CDs, books and other ornaments available.
To learn more, please visit the Global Stewardship page.