January 10, 2020


Jewels of Handcraft and Tradition

Throughout the world, embroidery art forms were developed by women as a way to embellish their clothing and household items. In many cultures, embroideries were considered so special that they were traditionally given as dowries. In India, many girls grow up learning the craft from the women in their families View full article →
January 10, 2020


The Art of Resonate Bell Making

Bell making is an ancient Indian craft with enchanting origins.

Our bells are made by a Muslim community in the north-west of India, where both men and women are involved in creating the bells from recycled "lifeless" metal using craftsmanship passed down through generations.

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January 10, 2020


Alpaca is the Fibre of the Gods

The Alpaca (Vicugna pacos) is a domesticated species of the South American camelid. It resembles a small llama. Alpacas are kept in herds and graze on the level heights of the: Andes of Ecuador, southern Peru, northern Bolivia and northern Chile - at an altitude of 3500 to 5000 metres above sea level. View full article →
January 10, 2020


The Wonders of Natural Fibres

Have you ever wondered where your hemp wallet or jute string bag comes from? I mean really comes from, in its raw, natural state?

We absolutely love sourcing natural fibre products at Fair Go Trading and bringing them to conscious shoppers all over Australia. We have been doing so since 

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January 10, 2020


Block Printing - Tradition, Cultural Preservation and Jaipur.

Block printing is an ancient art form practiced in India for centuries. Simply described, block printing is applying colour onto fabric in patterns that make up a design, using wooden blocks. It’s a traditional artform, creating beautifully and intricately design of patterns onto cloth. View full article →
January 10, 2020


Western Australia Fair Trade Week 2019

The Western Australia Fair Trade Collective (WAFTC) is putting on some exciting events in Fremantle this May to showcase and celebrate all things Fair Trade.

 

Light Up Fair Trade
Saturday May 11th, 6:30pm - 10:30pm, East Fremantle Bowling Club 

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January 10, 2020


Western Australia Fair Trade Collective - Photo & Info Gallery

The Western Australia Fair Trade Collective (WAFTC) are a group of organizations, community members, retailers and wholesalers that actively promote Fair Trade in Western Australia (WA).  Currently in our 14th year, we are volunteers that aim to: View full article →
January 10, 2020


Fair Trade Articles, Videos, Audio and Facts + Opinions, Controversies

Videos About Fair Trade and Fairtrade, Ethical Fashion

Fair Trade - A system that uses 2 words, Fair Trade. Most interactions concern craft.

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January 10, 2020


All one. All Kin. A Video by Matr Boomie

Modern Design Sensibility with Inspirational Art Forms. Matr Boomie is distributed by Fair Go Trading in Australia and New Zealand.

Matr Boomie is a Fair Trade exclusive wholesale collection that marries modern design sensibility with inspiring traditional art forms

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January 10, 2020


Fremantle Fair Fashion Festival

Local community Fair Fashion advocates are hosting a celebration for community, culture, and craft. It looks like a great afternoon experience to explore fair fashion alongside like minded people - all who are united by a passion for sustainable and ethical practices and conscious design.

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