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Shop Fair Trade

The Village Country Store & Certified Fair Trade Artisan Gifts and Crafts

Inside our fair trade artisan gifts and crafts shop, 'Shop Fair Trade'  you will find one of a kind, handcrafted unique and a artisan crafts from around the world! Every purchase you make through our 'Shop Fair Trade' categories improve the living conditions in developing countries by offering economic sustainability - through fair trade market values and by providing a living wage to the artisans for their handcrafted wares and crafts - thus reducing poverty and giving hope for their future! Its a win win!

We hope that by meandering around our store, you will experience that open air feeling that you are walking among the Villages of the Artisan Crafts in our collections! It is such a joy to be a part of something that is greater than ourselves. After all, we are all one people! Collectively, we can be the change and improve the lives of others.

Our fairtrade artisans use ethically sourced materials indigenous to the their country to create their crafts. Purchasing fairtrade certified artisan crafts is an artisan to consumer process that brings dignity to individuals and their communities from developing countries as they struggle for medical, educational and economical independence.

Explore our categories and collections for one of a kind, artistically created handmade selected jewelry, bags, ornaments, home decor, linens and dinnerware. We carry Haitian wall art, yoga accessories, baskets, pottery, candles and more! From Africa, the Americas and Asia ... silks, linen, cotton, wool, silver, precious stones, beads and seeds, wood, bamboo, up-cycled and recycled natural materials are used in the creations of your artisan crafts.

Feel Free to Handle the Goods! Touching is Appreciated! That's Art!

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$ 4.95

This set of two handmade wire bicycles, each with a raffia loop, make unique holiday ornaments. Each bicycle is approx 4 inches in size. Sold Individually. Called a "boda boda" by the locals, bicycles are used as public transportation (you ride on a padded rack on the back) and are named for the bicycles used to transport people across the...

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$ 12.50

These backyard bird ornaments live outside or inside made with 100% natural wool and non-toxic, azo-free dyes they are weather proof. Measuring 5 inches in length this bird has a string loop and attractive info card. Meet the Artisans Walking into the Kathmandu production center’s reception you are immediately greeted by a cheerful ‘Namaste’ (‘I Salute the God Within You’)...

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$ 29.95

All figures in this nativity are handcrafted in felt. The set includes Mary, Joseph, Baby Jesus in a manger and the yurt stable. The 4-inch diameter yurt stores the figures or is a perfect backdrop for the nativity scene. Meet the Artisans Silk Road Bazaar is a wholesale representative of marginalized artist groups located in Kyrgyzstan and throughout Central Asia....

$ 10.00

These house numbers are handcut and embossed by artisans in Haiti. They are approx 4.5 inches square and have holes for screws. Screws are not supplied. Meet the Artisans When you visit Croix des Bouquets, the area of town known for Haitian metal art in the capital of Port-Au-Prince, you are met with a cacophony of tink, tink, tink as...

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$ 9.95

This 4.5 inch felt holiday ornament is made from 100% natural wool and non-toxic, azo-free dyes. Loop for hanging. Meet the Artisans Walking into the Kathmandu production center’s reception you are immediately greeted by a cheerful ‘Namaste’ (‘I Salute the God Within You’) with hands pressed together in a prayerful expression. Proceeding into any of the production halls you’ll be...

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$ 32.50

This hand-felted wool birdhouse is made of sustainably harvested, naturally water repellent wool. Surface moisture from dew, rain or snow quickly dries in the open air. Wool is also naturally dirt and mold resistant. The 1.25 inch hole can be enlarged to 1.5 inches to appeal to larger birds. Measures 9 inches tall by 7 inches wide Meet the Artisans...

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$ 12.50

These backyard bird ornaments live outside or inside made with 100% natural wool and non-toxic, azo-free dyes they are weather proof. Measuring 5 inches in length this bird has a string loop and attractive info card. Meet the Artisans Walking into the Kathmandu production center’s reception you are immediately greeted by a cheerful ‘Namaste’ (‘I Salute the God Within You’)...

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$ 19.95

Four three-inch tall felt flower fairies. The more the merrier! Turn each one over to reveal a flower. Meet the Artisans Global Groove is a fair trade organization working with women by supporting and developing artisan co-ops in Thailand and Nepal. The Fair Trade industry is expanding and we are proud to be a part of a sustainable movement that...

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$ 10.00

This 4 by 3 inch holiday ornament is made from 100% natural wool and non-toxic, azo-free dyes. Meet the Artisans Walking into the Kathmandu production center’s reception you are immediately greeted by a cheerful ‘Namaste’ (‘I Salute the God Within You’) with hands pressed together in a prayerful expression. Proceeding into any of the production halls you’ll be greeted by...

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$ 34.95

Handmade in Zimbabwe, this 17-inch square cushion cover has a batiked design on cotton canvas and a plain cotton back. With a flap closure and finished with contrasting piping, the cover will fit a standard 16 inch cushion pillow (not included). Meet the Artisans Founded by Zimbabwean-born artist, Jeremiah Makaza, this family run business has rapidly grown into a leading...

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$ 79.99

Hand cut and embossed by Haitian artisans, this 24-inch wall art features two intertwined trees. The natural patina makes this piece perfect for hanging indoors or out. Meet the Artisans When you visit Croix des Bouquets, the area of town known for Haitian metal art in the capital of Port-Au-Prince, you are met with a cacophony of tink, tink, tink...

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$ 100.00

This 24 inch Haitian metal wall art features a tree of life with birds in a heart shape. Perfect for hanging indoors or out, the piece is hand painted, hand cut and embossed. Meet the Artisans When you visit Croix des Bouquets, the area of town known for Haitian metal art in the capital of Port-Au-Prince, you are met with...