New York, NY - January 9th, 2017 - NYC Fair Trade Coalition, a group of ethical businesses owners, announced the participation of five members showcasing fair trade products at NY NOW Trade Show, THE MARKET FOR HOME, LIFESTYLE + GIFT. The following NYCFTC members will be showing their products Feb. 4th-7th in the Handmade Global Design area. These companies have been carefully selected for their demonstrated export capacity and commitment to eco-friendly, design driven products which keep artisan craftsmanship, authentic techniques and cultural heritage alive. All are Fair Trade Federation certified.
A. Bernadette works with artisans in Uganda, creating accessories, home goods, and apparel from upcycled materials. Visit them in booth 508.
Global Goods Partners(GGP), offers a curated collection of fair trade products handmade by women artisans in more than 20 countries. Visit booth 204.
JeevanKala offers home decor and other accessories that are handcrafted in Nepal using locally sourced and upcycled materials. Visit booth 211.
Marquet is dedicated to importing handmade accessories, gifts, and decor from Thailand and Vietnam. Visit booth 206.
Mr. Ellie Pooh, fair trade paper and exotic gifts, provides sustainable papermaking and artisan jobs in the Kegalle district of Sri Lanka. Visit booth 301.