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Fair Trade Collections for Babies

July 8, 2020

Babies give us all hope for the future, and so does Fair Trade because it provides artisans and farmers who would otherwise be under- or unemployed a sustainable market for their goods. Below we highlight Fair Trade collections that'll brighten any baby's room. At this time, these products can only be purchased in-store.

Felted Baby Mobiles

From The Winding Road

These adorable mobiles are handmade by a family-owned business in Nepal that provides necessary income to over 75 artisans, many of whom are women who'd been at risk for human trafficking. Proceeds from these felted products go toward educational sponsorships of Nepalese children. Learn more about The Winding Road.

Lokta Paper Garland

From dZi Handmade

These colorful paper garlands are made from bark from the Himalayan Lokta shrub, which grows in the remote highlands of Nepal. This is a regenerating resource that provides a source of income for rural people while preserving the fragile mountain ecology. Skilled artisans use traditional paper-making and dying techniques to create joyful decorations.

Handpainted Flying Mobiles

From Tulia's Artisan Gallery

Pull the string on these whimsical flyers and watch them gracefully fly. They're handcrafted in Colombia by a family-run business that employs single moms and internally displaced Afro-Colombians. A portion of each sale goes directly to indigenous refugees in Colombia.

Alpaca Fur Animals

From Blossom Inspirations

Rosa Chang, founder of Blossom Inspirations, is dedicated to creating sustainable economic opportunities for Peruvian artisans. These incredibly soft stuffed animals are crafted by artisans from the Peruvian highlands with recycled Alpaca fur. Your purchase helps families earn economic independence, social well-being, and self-esteem.


Learn more about Fair Trade


Little Traveler

From the Owner – Temporary Store Closing

FROM THE LITTLE TRAVELER OWNER, MIKE SIMON: Starting Thursday, November 26 (Thanksgiving Day), The Little Traveler is temporarily closing for in-store shopping. We're doing this out of an abundance of caution until the COVID-19 rates in our area significantly...

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