U.S. Ethical Shopping Guide

 Fair Trade Kitchen

Below is where you can find kitchen products which are fair trade, ethically-made, eco-friendly, handcrafted, sweatshop-free, give back and, well, you get the idea.

(NOTES: This is a shopping guide so prices and availability can change without notice.  If you buy through some of these links, a small amount may come back to help support the mission of Change the World by How You Shop.)

Fair trade and fairly made goods. They offer a large selection of global fair trade dinnerware and  tableware and tablecloths, as well as fairly made chair pads & kitchen linens.  (I use my ceramic Mexican bowl for my cereal every morning!) 

Use the code: ShopWithLeeAnne for 10% off your entire order.

Prices: $6 - $98

The Village Country Store
The Village Country Store painted ceramic dinner plate. Fair trade.

"The original fair trader," started in 1946! They have a huge selection of fair trade kitchen products, (too many to list them all!), including trays & plattersnapkins, rings & placematstableware

tablecloths and coasters, hot mats & trivets. (To find their products in a retail store near you, click here.)

Prices: $5 - $150

Ten Thousand Villages
Ten Thousand Villages icy whirlpool pitcher. Glass hand blown in the West Bank. https://www.tenthousandvillages.com/tabletop

"Designed to help moms who care about the world make a difference in the lives of other moms!" They offer incredible kitchen towels and napkins, made in the USA by refugee moms. (I love my coffee shop fingertip towels!! They are beautifully made and very absorbent.)

 

Prices: $11 - $24

Persona Grata Goods
Persona Grata Goods coffee shop kitchen towel.  Made in the USA. Handmade by refugee moms. http://personagratagoods.com/product-category/homegoods/

"Goods sourced ethically, traded fairly, and selected artfully.” They offer a large collection of ethically-made kitchen goods, including cookware, drinkware, table linens, and more.

Prices: $12 - $495

Made Trade
Made Trade copper pot. Made in USA. https://www.madetrade.com/collections/kitchen

On a mission “to equip and assist people in developing countries to break the cycle of poverty through their handiwork and creativity." They sell a variety of beautiful fair trade kitchen products, including chopsticks, carved wooden salad spoons, spatulas, hotpads and silk placemats.

Prices: $4 - $50

Shop With a Mission
Shop With a Mission Palm Tree Cooking Set. Fair trade and made in Cambodia. https://shopwithamission.com/collections/dining-entertainment

"Recycled saris are re-imagined and hand-stitched in the kantha style by a woman impacted by human trafficking and the commercial sex trade." They sell colorful napkin sets and table runners.

Prices: $33 - $50

Sari Bari
Sari Bari kitchen napkin sets. Made from upcycled saris.

"Amplifying the voices of artisans around the world through retail." They sell coffee mugs and hot pads.

Prices: $12 - $20

Amplify Peace
Amplify Peace tabu hot pad.

An ethical Hawaiian boutique. They offer hand-dyed organic cotton napkin sets.

(Get 10% off with the code: LEEANNEMCCOY.)

Prices: $24 - $32

Naupaka
Naupaka organic hand-dyed napkins.

Works in Haiti to develop "craftsmen and leaders that are able to use their skills to provide for their families." They offer ethically-made place mats, table runners, butter dishes, linen napkins and more.

Prices: $12 - $52

Haiti Design Co.
Haiti Design Co. Horn Butter Dish. Ethically made in Haiti.

“Focuses on affordable goods that make a difference.” They offer amazing, ethically-made kitchen products, including mugs, pitchers, trays, cookbook holders and chef's boards.

Prices: $15 - $128

Give a Damn Goods
Give a Damn Goods cutting board. Ethically-made. https://giveadamngoods.com/collections/shop-sustainable-home-goods

Partners "with vulnerable and marginalized people around the world to make products.” They offer beautiful handmade napkins, tablecloths and aprons.

Prices: $21 - $45

Imagine Goods
Imagine Goods summer floral tablecloth.

Handcrafts beautiful pottery in Indiana.  Each purchase provides one week of clean water to someone in need through Water for Good.  Check out their cool Inspirational Mugs, 

Organic Mugs, Custom Tumblers and Custom Mugs, made in the USA.

Prices: $24 - $34

MudLOVE
MudLOVE organic pottery mug. Made in the USA and gives back clean water to someone in need. https://www.mudlove.com/

“Building global partnerships through a just marketplace.” They sell cool fair trade kitchen products, including manta coasters, table runners and place mats and recycled flour sack kitchen towels and aprons.

Prices: $4 - $45

Partners for Just Trade
Partners for Just Trade recycled flour sack kitchen towels. Eco-friendly and fair trade. https://www.partnersforjusttrade.org/shop/home-garden-goods/kitchen-laundry/

For more places to find ethically-made kitchen products making a difference in the world, keep scrolling down to the bottom of the page.

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Where to find ethically-made kitchen products.

For help finding more ethically-made and fair trade lunch boxes, water bottles and coffee tumblers, go to our page:

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Lunch
Where to find ethically-made and fair trade lunch boxes and water bottles.

Provides a "hand up" instead of a "hand out" to young men transitioning out of orphanages in Haiti. Check out their beautiful handcrafted kitchen products, including utensil holders, cheese boards, place mats, table runners, mug rugs​ and more.

Prices: $10 - $75

HUGG Mission Market
HUGG Mission Market woven utensil holder and placemats.

“Purchase a product--transform a life.” They offer beautifully made kitchen products, including cutting boards, spoon rests, trivets, serving trays and spoons, coasters and more.

Prices: $13 - $91

Bought Beautifully
Bought Beautifully olive wood dipping bowls, handmade in Jordan.

“Partners with rural Rwandans to bring fair trade beauty to your life and theirs.” They offer cool fair trade woven serving trays, napkin rings, coasters and trivets, made from banana leaves and forest grasses.

Prices: $15 - $72

Azizi Life
Azizi Life fair trade woven trivet. https://azizilife.com/products#home

"Empowering and supporting artisans and missionaries." They offer fair trade serving trays, oven mitts, pot holders, table runners, napkins, place mats and more.

Prices: $8 - $45

Sewing God's Seeds
Sewing God's Seeds rosewood hosting tray. Fair trade. https://sewinggodsseeds.com/market?category=Home+Goods

"Built on the belief that giving job opportunities is the best way to provide HOPE for people in need." They sell beautiful wooden placemats and gorgeous fair trade terra cotta ceramic baking dishes.

Prices: $18 - $48

Crosstrade
Crosstrade fair trade ceramic baking dish. https://www.crosstrade.org/collections/lemontree-ceramic

"A global marketplace and the beautiful products in this shop are made by women empowered by Mercy House Global." They offer fair trade bamboo tumblers, mugs and coffee scoops.​

Prices: $20 - $28

Mercy House
Mercy House Global bamboo wood tumbler with tea strainer insert. Fair trade. https://mercy-house.myshopify.com/collections/coffee-lovers

"Into you knowing the makers, because the story matters." They offer beautiful handmade kitchen products, including bread warming baskets, salad spoons, measuring spoons, bamboo straws and coasters.

Prices: $12 - $70

Made Global
Made Global handmade wood kitchen measuring spoons. https://www.madeglobal.org/collections/home

"Creating jobs for mothers & fathers who don’t want to have to abandon their children to an orphanage." They offer beautiful pottery mugs, napkin rings and coasters, handmade in Haiti.

Prices: $16 - $25

Papillon
Papillon Grandma mug. Handmade in Haiti.

Their mission "is to craft beautiful coffee, create purposeful work, and cultivate flourishing communities." They offer home-brewing coffee gear, including cold brew coffee makers, coffee filters and more.

Prices: $4 - $38

Land of a Thousand Hills
Land of a Thousand Hills cold brew coffee makers.

Sells products made by women whose "story has changed from pain and struggle to a story of hope!" They offer beautiful vintage trivets, coasters, decorative bowls and aprons

Prices: $24 - $54

Trades of Hope
Trades of Hope vintage trivet. Ethically made. https://www.mytradesofhope.com/membertoolsdotnet/shoppingcartv4/MainCartv4.aspx?MG=25&G1=155&G2=67

WorldCrafts "develops sustainable, fair-trade businesses among impoverished people around the world." They offer fair trade kitchen aprons, oven mitts, spoon rests, trivets and more

Prices: $18 - $35

WorldCrafts
World Crafts carved olivewood fish platter. Fair trade.

"A fair trade nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering Mayan women in their quest to bring their families out of extreme poverty." They offer traditionally handwoven fair trade kitchen linens, including table runners, coasters, place mats and napkins.

Prices: $5 - $76

Mayan Hands
Mayan Hands table runner. Fair trade and handwoven. https://www.mayanhands.org/collections/table-linens-kitchen

"Changing lives through empowerment, environmental education and employment." They offer eco-friendly placemat sets, created out of up-cycled plastic bags that make beautiful products instead of littering the streets in Haiti.

Prices: $15

PeaceCYCLE
Peace Cycle placemat set. Eco-friendly and ethically-made in Haiti from upcycled plastic bags. http://www.peacecycle.com/store/p30/Place_mat_set_of_4_.html

Return to our page:

World Changing Home and Garden

for more home shopping categories, including bathroom, bedroom, office, furniture and more.

Home
Where to find ethically-made and fair trade products for home and garden.

To find more home decor, go to our

Ethical Home Decor Shopping Guide

to find ethically-made candles, quilts, wall art, baskets and more.

Home Decor
Where to find ethically-made and fair trade home decor.

"A social economic enterprise committed to peace and reconciliation for African women."  They sew gorgeous, high quality, fair trade kitchen items, including apronshot padsplacematsnapkins, 

coasters and more.  (My kitchen is full of Amani products!)

 

Prices: $10 - $44

Amani Ya Juu
Amani Ya Juu fair rade pot holders. Handmade out of local African materials. https://amaniafrica.org/collections/kitchen-and-home

"Strives to reduce poverty in Guatemala by providing educational opportunities for students of all ages."  They sell gorgeous fair trade kitchen linens, including place mats, napkins, kitchen towels and table runners, with lots of color options.

Prices: $13 - $40

Education and More
Education and More blue and white striped handwoven placemats.

"A nonprofit, fair trade organization dedicated to lifting disadvantaged artisans, farmers, and their families out of poverty." Their high quality, fair trade kitchen products include tablecloths & linensserving bowls & traysbread warmers, ceramicskitchen tools and more. (I love my Kantha dishcloths!)

Prices: $10 - $120

Serrv
Serrv fair trade dish collections. https://www.serrv.org/category/kitchen

Sells products handmade by women rising out of poverty. They offer an absolutely amazing collection of ethically-made kitchen

 serveware and tableware.

Prices: $22 - $130

31 Bits
31 Bits black serving bowl. Ethically handmade. https://31bits.com/collections/serveware

Works in a small town in Haiti to provide much needed jobs and hope to their community. They sell placemats, aprons (also for kids!), trivets, napkins, napkin rings, coasters, serving baskets and more.

Prices: $7 - $42

2nd Story Goods
2nd Story Goods woven placemat. Handwoven in Haiti.

Offers “beautiful products at a price that is fair to the artisans who create them." They sell beautiful kitchen products, including cutting boards, table runners, coasters and placemats.

Prices: $20 - $28

Mosaic Collective
Mosaic Collective Cutting Board.

Their "primary goal is to create a fair trade marketplace for handmade home decor and jewelry." You will fall in love with their kitchen towels, table runners and dinner napkins!

Prices: $5 - $48

The Sparrow Studio
The Sparrow Studio kitchen linens. http://www.thesparrowstudio.com/home-goods/

"Creative Christian apparel & lifestyle products." 10% of sales go to fight human trafficking. They offer beautiful mugs with meaningful sayings.

Prices: $14.50

139Made
139Made Beauty for Ashes mug. https://www.139made.com/collections/lifestyle-products

Works with Haitians "to end poverty through job creation, education and empowerment." She sells various ethically-made kitchen utensils, including cheese knives, salad servers and coffee scoops.

Prices: $8 - $36

Elisha C.
Elisha C. horn salad spoons. Ethically handmade in Haiti. https://elishac.com/collections/home

“'Weaving hope and justice' to improve the lives of women and children who are at risk from extreme poverty and trafficking." They offer fair trade tablecloths, table runners, placemats, napkins, baskets and dish towels.

 

Prices: $6 - $55

Eternal Threads
Eternal Threads Sage Tablecloth. Fair Trade and handmade. https://eternalthreads.org/product-category/home-decor/

“A non-profit ministry, which empowers Kenyan people with the love of Christ by training and selling their handcrafted products.” They offer beautiful handmade coasters, bowls, salad spoons, table runners, hot pads and aprons.

Prices: $12 - $30

Grain of Rice Project
Grain of Rice Project Table runner. Ethically handmade in Kenya. https://grain-of-rice.myshopify.com/collections/housewares

Creates "artisan jobs for North Carolina women living at high risk for sex and labor trafficking and vulnerable to food and housing insecurities." They offer beautiful tea towels, made in the USA.

Prices: $34

Designed for Joy
Designed for Joy tea towels. Made in the USA. http://www.designedforjoy.com/

50% of their profits is given back to the country where their fair trade products are produced! They offer mugs, tumblers, table runners, aprons and coasters.

Prices: $10 - $40

Vineworks
Vineworks Mug. https://www.vineworks.gives/collections/home-goods

To find ethically-made food, drinks and ingredients for your kitchen, check out our guide:

World Changing Food & Drink

for help finding coffee, tea, chocolate, cocoa and more.

Food & Drink
Where to find ethically-made chocolate, coffee, tea and baking ingredients.

Return to our

Ethical Shopping Guide

for lots more shopping categories.

Shopping Guide
Where to find ethically-made and fair trade products.

STILL LOOKING?

For more places to find ethically-made, eco-friendly and fair trade kitchen products, check out these links:

 

High Point Supply Co. 

(Artisan-made kitchen goods which fight poverty and injustice.)

Preserve

(Eco-friendly kitchen products, made in the USA--I love their colanders.)

Still Being Molly Blog

(Ethical brand directory for food and kitchen products.)

Busy Mommy Blog

("Ethical Ingredients that are Environmentally and Socially Responsible.")

Fair Trade Winds

(Fair trade kitchen and dining products.)

The Little Market

(Artisan-made products for kitchen and dining room.​)

Newly

(Cutting boards and glassware made from recycled materials.)

Urban Smirk

(Ethically-made, sarcastic, fun kitchen towels that give back.)

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