2019 Artisan Directory
Here’s a full list of the artisans who will attend Fair December 2019.
Click on the artisan’s name below for more information.
Handmade alpaca hats, scarves and rugs. Natural stone jewelry, hand painted boxes, natural product Christmas ornaments.
Hand block printed scarves, bags, jackets & blankets. Check out on Facebook.
Handmade textile accessories and illustrated greeting cards www.alisonsyer.com
Millinery: hand blocked hats and fascinators for special occasions and hand painted silk scarves and accessories.
BATH AND BODY
100% Natural Soaps.
A local Port Credit busing sharing natural skin care products with those looking for a safer more natural option to look and feel good.
Original art from the heart.
Prints and oil paintings by local Port Credit artist Leslie Buckle.
Alcohol ink paintings, coasters, magnets,postcards, light switch plates and Christmas ornaments.
Handmade alpaca hats, scarves and rugs. Natural stone jeweler, hand painted boxes, natural product Christmas ornaments.
Clothing and accessories created from upcycled and reclaimed textiles.
Weavers of cotton tea towels, guest towels, runners, place mats, woven silk, wool & chenille scarves, throws and stoles in a variety of yarns and some beautiful hand painted scarves.
Recycled sweater mittens made from old preloved wool and wool blend sweaters, polar fleece lined with decorative button accents as well as a variety of knit and crochet accessories. we make all items in a child to adult sizes, our mitten patterns are our own design.
Roseanne presents an assortment of machine knitted hats, scarves, mobius and cowls, shawls, vests, ponchos and sweaters in beautiful colors. For fun there is knitted catnip mice toys and gift bags for your fur babies for Christmas.
FAIR TRADE COMPANIES
A Million Elephants products are all hand-crafted in Laos. We are on a mission to create opportunities for Laos citizens to earn supplementary income while at the same time contribute to the growing cultural awareness of Laos. www.amillionelephants.com
Big Village features beautiful handwoven fair trade baskets and recycled glassjewellry from Ghana West Africa www.bigvillage.ca
Silk scarves, purses, jewellery travel pouches, all with vibrant colors made by women in Cambodhia
Ethically sourced hand made fashion accessories and home décor products, including scarves, shawls, jewelry, handbags, bedspreads, cushion covers, blown glass, pottery and more, crafted from artists from different rural areas and inner cities. www.dandarah.store
Soul Woven is a fair trade fashion collection curating traditional Mayan creativity into innovative, modern design. Our collection consists of ethically sourced, beautiful authentic handmade pieces including boots, clothing, yoga accessories, exquisite jewelry and more. Soul Woven empowers artisans to gain independence and self-sustainability while allowing our consumers to make conscious and informed purchases. We aim to make ethically sourced products as accessible and convenient to consumers, as any product from the fast fashion industry.
Talis offers ethically sourced artisan silks and silver jewellery. We work directly with tribal communities in Cambodia and Thailand. Our core business practices are focused on economic empowerment for indigenous peoples. www.talis.ca
Freshly baked apple, blueberry and cherry streudel.
A variety of butter tarts and Chrismas decorated cake pops.
Cawthra Culinary staff & students will be baking the cookies this year. Proceeds will be going to Cathra’s Breakfast club.
Chocolate suckers for all occasions…chocolate dipped marshmallow . . . chocolate dipped pretzel rods… chocolate pizza’s . . . clusters . . . bark . . . chocolate dipped rice crispy. Everyone is individually gift wrapped and homemade.
Happy Bees honey provides 100% Ontario honey and is a member of the On Bee Keepers Association. All of our honey is unpasteurized and we create unique flavored honey like cherry, lemon, cinnamon and more . www.happybeesapiary.ca
Delicious chocolate nut toffee.
Fine gourmet preserves.
Premium Olive Oil and Balsamic Vinegars that are 100% pure and natural. Perfect for gifts cooking and taking your entertainment to the next level. www.myolive.ca
Selection of superb loose leaf tea blends by certified Tea Sommelier.
Soup Girl’s artisanal vegan dry soup mixes are healthy delicious and so simple, each jar makes 8 cups of soup, just add water, cook for an hour. A range of flavors available, including spicy coconut lentil, smoky split pea, Italian rice & lentil and carribean rice & peas.
Chocolate covered shortbread, toffee shortbread, coffee shortbread and parmesan rosemary shortbread.
Delicious gourmet granola handcrafted in small batches by a holistic nutritionist. 5 varieties to choose from including pumpkin spice, maple, chai and cinnamon walnut. All free of refined sugar, dairy, wheat or preservatives.
Handmade concrete planters & coasters.
Artificial Christmas table arrangements ranging in size from China mugs to large center pieces, swags and door wreaths.
Jan Jang creates very unique gifts including cork hotplates, hand painted garden prayer flags and personalized room signs.
Hiring women at risk of relinquishing their rights due to poverty in Haiti, selling their Christmas ornaments, metal art and hand crafted jewellery. Keeping families together, also orphan prevention through job creation
Unique vintage plantings
Machine embroidered gifts and treasures for everyone
Unique handcrafted jewellery www.anythingspossiblejewellery.ca
All original jewelry, holiday ornaments and hair accessories made entirely by hand www.beejewelry.ca
Handcrafted artisan jewellery made in Missisauga
Hand-made fused glass pendant and earrings
K8’s Beads is the creation of a Cawthra Park Dance Program student. They feature handcrafted gemstone beaded breacelets which can be personalised to your own style. They carry a variety of gemstone beads to suit any mood or occasion.
Quality handmade jeweler from Africa that supports several organizations that empower Africans to operate businesses and offer employment at strong wages under fair trade principals. Visit their website at smallworldjewellery.ca
I create wearable art, using found objects and recyclables as the basis for my creations.
All pieces are one of a kind, creatively designed and named
An assortment of hand knitted items for children and adults (cowl & infinity scarves, unique hats, dishcloths, animals, decorative snowmen) as well as fleece and flannel blankets for children.
works with slum children and teenagers, they are given healthy snacks, tutoring, mentorship and an opportunity to provide income for their family in a safe environment making paper crafts. On the back of each card is the name of the child who crafted it as a testimony to the change you have made in their life. For more information go to www.earnlearn.org
SandraDDesignCo celebrates art in everyday life focusing on everyday use of stationery including greeting cards, wall art, letter papers for your Holiday Letters and stickers for everyday planning. www.etsy.com/ca/shop/sandraddesignco
Handmade Angel Collection, Christmas ornaments and handmade leather collection.
Timeless Designs features unique Christmas and Holiday ornaments made of glass or polymer clay. Each ornament is designed and handcrafted by Barbra or Richard Darwin.
Handmade and hand painted wood and fabric Christmas & Winter decorations and ornaments.
I build harvest tables, feature walls, rustic benches etc, for your home. I also make small items such as wine racks, ipad stands, pencil holders, all made from barn board, for all my products, see me on Facebook.
Hand-crafted wood products including; bowls, plates, vases, candle holders, toys, charcuterie boards & bowls, key fobs, memo boards, bird houses and more.
Madrock Design Woodworking is a local compant specializing in handmade and completely one-of-a-kind wooden dog and cat bowl stands created with love and an unwavering passion for detail.
Handmade luxury pans. Specializing in exotic and local wooden pens to raise money for my university education.
At the rustic path we love wood. New, old, recycled and salvaged, we use it all to create unique house and holiday decor and wooden signs for you home.
Hand crafted wood trays and containers made from high end French, Italian & Spanish vintage wine crates. The trays can be used to serve or as gift baskets filled with your gourmet items etc.
Educational comic book series for children, hand drawn and written by Jennifer Cuthbert Lam. Join Lollipop and her friends as they travel the world, learning about different countries, places and cultures. www.adventuresoflollipop.com.
Be Human, Not A Zombie was created after a 4 year experiment was done by the author on himself through the modes of meditation, self-inquiry, yoga, mastery into finding his fundamental nature. After this experiment Pawel decided to share his findings in a self published book which has been Top 23 Best seller on Amazon.ca in the self-help/spiritual category. With the love of art it has branched into what it is today. Currently there is the book, tees, handmade figurines, stickers, bracelets and artwork. All created by the author inspired from this journey of self realization. www.behumannotazombie.com.
Local historian and author of Fading History Vol. 1 & 2.
Green’s Your Colour is a Canadian sustainable brand since 2011. We specialize in triple insulated stainless steel bottles with built-in tea/ice/fruit strainers. Many colours and fun handcrafted designs to choose from Natural + Vegan home care products including room/linen sprays, wool dryer balls, laundry soap, spa truffles. Visit us online at www.greensyourcolour.com
Bookmarks are handcrafted with beads and new or upcycled charms.
Firebat coffee is ethically sourced and sustainably grown. We work directly with a group of coffee makers from El Salvador and through this direct trade they get significantly higher pay than Fair Trade. All our coffee comes from high altitude, shade grown coffee farms, where coffee is grown in harmony with nature.