Pottery - soap - letterpress - textiles - posters - clothing- herbal teas & salves - knitting - tshirts- paintings - buttons& patches - fair trade coffee - toys - photography - seeds - cards - canning and more!
Now in its fifth year, Crafts for a Cause supports local struggles for social and environmental justice.
It’s a fundraiser, and it happens in three ways:
-Community groups working for social and environmental justice sell art and crafts to support their organizing work,
-Table fees from individual artists are donated to these groups,
-Finally, the $2 entrance fee supports Rhizome Cafe, an amazing community-centered space in the city.
Participating artists and organizations include:
No One is Illegal: www.noii-van.resist.ca/
The Purple Thistle: www.purplethistle.ca/
Environmental Youth Alliance: www.eya.ca
Compassion Club Wellness Centre: www.thecompassionclub.org/
Fair Trade Coffee from Cafe Justicia: www.cafejusticia.ca/
la mano - ethical textiles: www.lamano.ca/
Silkscreening & Linocuts by the Co!nspire Collective: http://coinspire.tumblr.com/
Prints & Calendars by Favianna Rodriguez: www.favianna.com/
Rhizome Cafe T-Shirts and Buttons: www.rhizomecafe.ca/
Sam Bradd Designs: www.sambradd.com/
fierce green creations: www.etsy.com/shop/fiercegreen
One of a Kind Toys from Claudia Segovia:
and Just Jingo Body Botanicals: justjingo.com/
For more info, see: http://crafts4acause.wordpress.com/
For an accessibility audit of Rhizome see: http://buildingradicalaccessiblecommunities.blogspot.ca/2011/07/rhizome-cafe-access-audit.html
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