Fair Trade Shopping in St. Louis

Do good by shopping well at these fair trade stores in St. Louis

At your local Fair Trade merchant, you have the opportunity to purchase unique and handcrafted items, with a greater share of the money getting back in the hands of the actual producer. New to town, Zee Bee Market stocks jewelry, kids’ puppets, home décor and more, while Plowsharing Crafts brings a long affiliation with the Ten Thousand Villages trade group to its retail outlets, selling art, clothing, games, coffee, and other goods. At both area locations of Macrosun International, the art and goods offered by craftspeople from Tibet to Sri Lanka are inspired by the travels and experiences of owner Gil Williams, who sees his retail efforts as a conduit for connecting people and their shared humanity.

Amanda Doyle
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Amanda served as the St. Louis associate editor a...