Traidcraft is our biggest supplier, providing us with about a third of our stock. They supply most of our food which is all Fairtrade certified and an ever changing array of crafts including embroidered cards, terracotta pots, bamboo socks. As both a trading company and a development charity Traidcraft provides employment, training and assistance to people in the most need.
Shared Earth is a WFTO accredited company which works with a variety of fair trade producers around the world. From them we get recycled bike chain items from India; tin bikes and cars from Madagascar; finger puppets from Peru; painted keyrings and pencils from Bali; worry dolls from Guatemala, stick on ‘Bugz’ from South Africa, soapstone, leather goods, jewellery and shopping bags including our own Harrogate bags from India.
New Overseas Traders provide us with a huge array of handpainted wooden and papier mache items, especially our ever popular Christmas baubles, little boxes and elephants.
Namaste trades mostly in India and provides us with handmade paper notebooks, jewellery and fun little gifts.
Bala Sports Fairtrade accredited footballs from Pakistan
Black Yak Knitwear Hats and gloves hand knitted in Nepal
Earth Squared Oil cloth bags from Vietnam
Fair Grounds Silver jewellery from Mexico
Felt So Good Felt birds and animals from Nepal
Hadeel Mother of pearl, embroidered and wooden goods from the Palestinian territories
Just Trade Jewellery from India and Ecuador
Neema Crafts Fabric and wooden products made by people with disabilities in Tanzania
Pachamama Jewellery Silver jewellery from Indonesia
Paper High Innovative products from India
Red Tribe Jewellery made by Maasai tribes people from Kenya and Tanzania
Tilnar Art Soapstone from Kenya
York Scarves Printed scarves from India
Zhambala Fairy lights from Thailand
Zuri Design Soapstone and beaded jewellery from South Africa and Kenya
Zuza Trading Beaded decorations from South Africa