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Stop by The Bridge today for fair trade shopping in Holland, MI

Tired of seeing the same mass-produced clothing and jewelry everywhere you go? The world is full of amazing artisans creating one-of-a-kind items. The Bridge is a fair trade gift shop connecting with artisans in developing countries by selling their crafts and telling their stories for over 30 years. We specialize in items that are sustainable, eco-friendly, and expertly handcrafted.

We offer an eclectic mix of fair trade gifts, women's clothing, artisan jewelry, children's gifts and plenty more handcrafted marvels. You never know what new treasure you might find.

Visit our gift shop today or browse online to get some of your shopping done in Holland, MI. The Bridge is staffed by volunteers, and we're always looking for additional fair trade enthusiasts. If interested, email us at bridgevolunteerschedule@gmail.com.

Great purpose, wonderful soulful items you want to make part of your life.

Great place to shop for unique gifts and help people at the same time!! Win/Win!

The Bridge has a great collection of unique, well priced gift items and clothing.

What makes us different?

We're an outreach of the Western Theological Seminary. Our nonprofit gift shop carries items from artisans in over 35 developing countries around the world. By shopping fair trade you make every dollar count. You're investing in artisans, communities, and women to help provide safe, meaningful work environments and an equitable wage that allows for basic necessities like health insurance, childcare and education.

We would love to talk with you more about fair trade. Contact us for educational and speaking opportunities at thebridge@westernsem.edu.

Impactful shopping

Proudly serving customers in Holland, MI for over 30 years, we've maintained a deep commitment of fair trade and sustainability in the marketplace. A few of the main principles of fair trade, include:

  • Small scale artisan & farmer producers
  • Socially & economically responsible
  • High quality, authentic products
  • Made & grown in traditional ways
  • Long term partnerships built on trust
  • Economic, social, & environmental change


We're better together. Connect with artisans around the globe by bringing their unique pieces into your life. For sustainable shopping in Holland, MI, visit The Bridge today.

THE BRIDGE

18 West 8th Street
Holland, MI 49423

CALL US
(616) 392-3977

HOURS
Mon: 11:00AM-5:00PM
Tue: 11:00AM-5:00PM
Wed: 11:00AM-5:00PM
Thu: 11:00AM-5:00PM
Fri: 11:00AM-5:00PM
Sat: 11:00AM-5:00PM
Sun: CLOSED

*see our social media for updated holiday hours