Fair trade store opens on North Avenue

Oct. 25, 2009

A retail store that specializes in fairly traded and eco-friendly products has opened in Wauwatosa.

At Fair Trade for All, 8730 W. North Ave., shoppers can find an eclectic mix of goods made in developing countries. Costa Rican coffee, silk clothing from Nepal, candleholders from Haiti and carvings from Kenya are some of the products sold there.

Fair trade is a movement that promotes standards for international labor such as better working conditions, fair prices for products and no child labor.

The store is open from 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays.

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