About us

Our Mission Statement
One World Goods is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to enhance the social and economic conditions of artisans around the world through fair trade by providing a marketplace for their products and increasing awareness of global poverty and economic injustice.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Fair Trade?
Fair trade is a series of principles and practices. You can learn more about fair trade here.

Who makes your merchandise?
Artisians and farmers from across the world make our merchandise.

How do I get involved?
One World Goods is a volunteer based non-profit organization. Please call the store to learn more.   585-387-0070

A Brief History of One World Goods

1987
A small group of churchwomen with a desire to aid artisans living in impoverished areas of the world organized sales of fair trade goods at local churches and schools. Merchandise was stored at a local home and carted to sales in their cars.
1991
 Sales were going well so the decision was made to open a brick & mortar location in Fairport, NY.
1994
One World Goods was established as a not-for-profit 501-C-3 Corporation in the State of New York with an all-volunteer Board of Directors.
1997
One World Goods moved to Pittsford Plaza and in the first year sales increased significantly.
2010
Our 1st Oriental Rug event was held over Columbus Day weekend.
2012
One World Goods celebrates 25th anniversary.
2017
One World Goods celebrates 30th anniversary.