Villages Calgary is a non-profit, Fair Trade store in Canada. Our goal is to partner with artisans from financially underprivileged communities so they can earn a sustainable livelihood. We are owned and run by our volunteer team and have been operating since 1984. You can find ethical, handcrafted items at our brick-and-mortar store in Calgary or online.
Villages Calgary has been operated by the Global Village Crafts Society since 1984. To learn more about how we began as a small group of dedicated volunteers, visit our History Page.
As an organization, we are committed to:
Villages Calgary is a verified member in the Fair Trade Federation (FTF), and is committed to following nine key principles of Fair Trade.
Learn more about the Fair Trade Federation principles at https://www.fairtradefederation.org/principles