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HumanKind Fair Trade's Mission

HumanKind Fair Trade's Mission

Our mission is to provide vital fair income to artisans in the developing world by selling their Fair Trade products and telling their stories here in San Luis Obispo.

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A Unique Business Model

A Unique Business Model

We are a non-profit retail store so we depend on dedicated, knowledgeable volunteers. Click here to learn more about our structure and staff.

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A Variety of Goods

A Variety of Goods

Our vendors bring us products from all around the world ranging from coffee to clothing.

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Latest News

If you're interested in fair trade, you've come to the right spot.

HumanKind Fair Trade will blog on fair trade happenings, store events and specials, and give you personal insight into the world of fair trade.

News/Blog

Creating an Ethical Wardrobe: Start by Asking Questions

23rd April 2017 by LynAnne Wiest

Are you looking to create a more ethical wardrobe? It can be overwhelming, right? Should I buy organic cotton? Bamboo? Fair Trade Certified? What about locally made clothes? And how can I ensure that every step of the garment-creating process is ethical, from farming, to weaving, dying, and stitching?

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Empowering Women on International Women’s Day

28th February 2017 by HumanKind Fair Trade

In honor of International Women’s Day, we are asking you to join us on Wednesday, March 8th to contribute to our efforts to create new opportunities for women, both locally and internationally. You already know that purchasing at HumanKind supports women artisans in developing countries. On March 8, 100% of our profits that day will be donated to the Women’s Legacy Fund, a fund of The Community Foundation San Luis Obispo County.

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Fair Trade: A Movement for All

20th February 2017 by LynAnne Wiest

True fair trade is about mutually beneficial relationships rooted in trust and respect spanning geographic and cultural boundaries.

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