News & Announcements

Winter Clothing collection for Open Door Mission

February 4, 2016

For the third year we will be collecting winter clothing - coats, hats, gloves, scarves,- to be distributed by Open Door Mission. We will be collectin...

Shopping Global Supports Local Groups

November 12, 2015

Community Shopping Events

In the next few weeks we will be hosting several Community Shopping Events (CSE). Local not-for-profit groups bring their...

Expanded Hours

September 1, 2015

To better serve our customers One World Goods will now be open until 7pm Monday through Friday.  Our hours will remail the sale on Friday and Saturday

What is Slow Fashion All About?

June 30, 2015

You might be familiar with the slow food movement. The idea that we need to slow down, buy local, consume consciously. Taking the time to know where o...

One World Goods will be closed on July 4th.

June 29, 2015

Enjoy the holiday!

Color Arriving Daily

March 9, 2015

So we've sprung ahead. Despite the weather we are getting new products every day. Here's a few to give you a taste of the new things we have to make y

OWG Customers Help Keep Rochester Warm

February 8, 2015

Through the month of January One World Goods Was able to deliver 605 pieces of winter-wear to the Open Door Mission. Thank you for all your contributi...

Community Shopping Events come to OWG

October 27, 2014

Over the years we've hosted a handful annual fundraising events in our store. This year we've started to expand that program. In November we'll be hos...

Fall is Knocking Let the Beautiful Fashions In

September 4, 2014

It may still feel like summer, or maybe more summery than most of the summer this year but fall is on its heels. The calendar flips to Autumn on the 2...

Dean's Beans Coffee Now in Bigger Bag

July 19, 2014

index.jpgGood news for Dean's Bean's coffee customers. Dean's Beans coffe is now offered in a 1 pound, compostable bag. Formerly their coffee was sold in 12 ou...

Help Us Send 300 School Kits to Children In Need Around the World

June 28, 2014

Our annual service project for 2014 will be the collection of school kits in the month of August. You can help children here in the United States and ...

Long-Time Volunteer Retirees Helped to Make One World Goods What it is Today

April 27, 2014

With 147 years of service between them, volunteers: Thelma Hammerton, Carol Kramer, Gail Rawcliffe, Eleanor Scott, Marcy Stewart, Gene Wolfarth and Jo...

Don't confuse 'free' and 'fair' trade

July 29, 2013

Originally posted October 10, 2010, but always current and a good reminder.

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Letters to the Editor

"Fair trade." "F...

Pittsford Plaza store sells fair-trade products made by low-income artisans

April 1, 2011
On entering One World Goods, a first-time visitor may find it little different from any other gift shop in the area, with an...

One World Goods' Oriental Rug Event Supports Fair Trade

April 2, 2010

Sometimes concepts like fair trade can be as tangible as the rug under your feet.

One World Goods, the Pittsford Plaza shop that sells an array of merc...