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Miami Fair Trade MarketPlace
Type: Gift Stores, Local Picks, Markets, Specialty Shops
Located inside of the Coral Gables Congregational UCC Church, the Miami Fair Trade Global MarketPlace is the brain child of senior pastor, Rev. Laurie Hafner, who wanted an alternative in Miami to all... Read More
Located inside of the Coral Gables Congregational UCC Church, the Miami Fair Trade Global MarketPlace is the brain child of senior pastor, Rev. Laurie Hafner, who wanted an alternative in Miami to all the shops that use child labor, sweat shops, and generally inhumane practices. The gifts found at the marketplace come from over 35 countries around the world, from Kenya to Mozambique, and include everything from Peruvian cotton shirts to Indian embroidered shawls and Egyptian trinket boxes, all made by artisans (mainly women) who are given living wages and safe working conditions. With friendly service, fair prices, and beautiful products, the Miami Fair Trade MarketPlace provides a wonderful alternative to the usual hustle and bustle of mall shopping.
3010 De Soto Boulevard
Coral Gables, FL 33134
- Recommended as Best Shopping Because: You'll get to shop for new and unique items while knowing you're supporting the fair-trade industry. Giving back makes shopping so much better.
- Best for Christmas Shopping Because: You'll find a wide-selection of hand-crafted gifts at various prices for everyone on your list while supporting fair trade. Why wouldn't you shop here?