Plowsharing is a not-for-profit retail gift shop that sells handmade items from all over the world. It is a Fair Trade store, meaning all of the skilled artisans and farmers producing the goods sold in the store are paid fair prices and wages, work in safe conditions and protect the environment. The store gives customers an opportunity to use their power in the marketplace to make a positive difference in the world.
At Plowsharing, customers will find a wide variety of jewelry, personal accessories, clothing, musical instruments, home decor, coffee, chocolate and holiday items from five continents and over 40 different countries, including Peru, Kenya, Bangladesh, India, Guatemala and more.
The Town & Country store is one of three locations, all of which began as a project of the St. Louis Mennonite Fellowship in 1985. Today, the Plowsharing stores are independent and are reliant on volunteers for assistance. New volunteers are always welcome.
The other Plowsharing stores are in the University City Loop and in downtown Kirkwood. For more than 30 years, the Plowsharing organization has helped thousands of poor and low-income artisans and their families by marketing their creativity and telling their stories.
After shopping at Plowsharing, customers can feel confident that their purchases will have a positive impact on the lives of deserving and skilled artisans who are struggling to provide adequate food and shelter for their families.
1228 Town and Country Crossing Drive • Town & Country
(636) 220-1877 • www.plowsharing.org
Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-4 p.m.