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Welcome to New Traditions

Fair Trade Shop

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Uncle Bonsai's 40th Anniversary Concert!! Friday, November 5th at 5:30 & 8 pm

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“Traditions is AMAZING! Friendly folks, cool food and fair trade everything.”

GH – from Google Reviews

"This place is a community treasure. They have been generous with community groups and are meticulous in humane, fairly traded product offerings."

RF – from Facebook Reviews

“This place is a "must go to" place to experience Olympia Washington.”

CC – from Yelp Reviews

“Good food at a reasonable price, supports great local and regional musicians, ownership is committed to Fair Trade. Traditions is the real deal!”

CH – from Facebook Reviews

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The Art & Soul of Olympia Since 1996

Good Food, Live Performances, and Beautifully Handcrafted Art, Housewares, Textiles, Jewelry, Apparel, and Accessories from Cultures Around the World. As a Fair Trade store we support Indigenous Communities, Cultural Survival, Eco-Projects, Women’s Empowerment & Economic Opportunity through Fair, Equitable and Direct Trade Relationships.

Featured Products

Beautiful Handmade Jewelry From Our Favorite Designers


Yes, We Still Have Our Wonderful Baskets


Handmade Housewares And Textiles From Artisans Around The World


People Come From Miles Around To Choose One Of Our Lamps



Our Store & Café

300 5th Ave SW
Olympia, Washington

Store Hours

Tuesday - Saturday 11-5

Sunday 11-4

Cafe Hours

Tuesday- Sunday 9-4


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Everyone is always welcome