FAIR TRADE ONLINE SHOPPING GUIDE
Here is a handy shopping guide to help you find Fair Trade products online from other Australian businesses.
It is now easier than ever to find Fair Trade products online while supporting Australian businesses that try to do the right thing.
When we set up Oz Fair Trade, we never intended to compete but rather to complement the Fair Trade products that existing Australian businesses offer, so that we can give people more choices of beautiful fair trade products and help more producers in the developing world.
Here are some of our favourite fair trade / social businesses in Australia:
If you want to recommend your favourite fair trade business to be included in the list please feel free to get in touch!
Fair Trade Homewares
This is where fair trade meets contemporary design. We love their jute baskets. This is a business that’s been pushing forward the Fair Trade Movement in Australia for over 10 years.
Adelaide-based social business connecting aboriginal artists with the artists of the developing world. It is owned by the artists and profit shares are paid to the art centres.
Since its humble beginning, it has achieved so much. We love their scholarship programs and microloan programs. We bought a few carpets from them and we absolutely love them!
Strikingly beautiful crafts handmade in Ghana making positive changes to people’s lives.
Contemporary design + artisan weaving + micro loans to the most disadvantaged people in the world. We love their designs and business model.
Handmade and 100% natural rugs from sustainable materials. Their website is beautiful and their products are practical.
Ethical toys and kids' decor for your little ones.
Fair Trade Clothing and Accessories
Organic, vegan & fair trade, Sunshine Coast based Sinerji leads the way in sustainable fashion.
Canberra based designers making luxury eco fashion.
Perth-based ethical fashion label that works with talented Bangladeshi makers and artisans to create handmade garments and accessories from natural yarns and products.
A fashion label and community enterprise that celebrates the talent of migrant communities in Melbourne.
This is Australian’s answer to People Tree. Beautiful and colourful clothing and accessories for everyone from babies to men.
Australia’s first GOTS certified women’s eco fashion label.
Sadly the shop front is closing, but I hope that they will continue with the online store, which has many delightful accessories.
Designed in Australia, handmade with love to benefit developing countries. Mango Rains makes fair trade fun and a little hippy.
Clothing that are made ethically in Australia.
Fashion worn with purpose, embracing the sustainable, the broken, the beautiful & confronting in life.
A new fair trade business with ethically made clothing from Ghana. Vibrant colours and African inspired designs. We wish them great success!
Fashionable shoes and clothing offer ethical alternatives to everyday necessities. We love their philosophy and shoes.
A Sydney-based fine jeweller, the first and only licensed supplier of Fairtrade Certified Gold in Australia. Fairtrade Gold is a new certification that guarantees the gold has been mined and sold according to Fairtrade standards.
Perth-based small business selling a wide range of fair trade products both online and in store.
We love their work with the disabled women in Nepal. We also support three Nepali Certified Fair Trade producers.
This is the closest thing to the dream shop that we always had in mind, a café + a shop selling fair trade products and locally sourced and organic food. The address is 277 Little Lonsdale Street Melbourne.
Set up by a lovely couple more than 10 years ago, this lovely business offers fair trade handicrafts from India, Kenya, Sri Lanka, South Africa and Bangladesh.
Australia’s first and only registered licensee of Fairtrade Certified flowers.
Carefully handpicked from the vast array of sustainable brands, Green Horse offers exciting, fashion forward pieces from around the globe.
No need to explain. Love their continued work in pushing forward the Fair Trade Movement in Australia.
Fair Trade Food
Canberra based award-winning handmade 100% fair trade chocolate. Yum!
We totally admire the vision and passion of the founder Jacqueline Arias, who successfully introduced Republica coffee to supermarkets, so that we can make a fair trade purchase during grocery shopping.
A wide range of fair trade food products delivered to your door. Who doesn’t love that?
Gourmet fair trade chocolate for chocolate lovers.
A new fair trade organic coffee business from Melbourne.