Tradewinds was opened by Ross and Chris Lister in 1997.
Tradewinds Imports came into being from the owners' love
of travel and from a number of years working abroad with
Canadian international development.
and Chris spent 9 years working Lesotho in in Southern Africa
and 2 years working in Java, Indonesia. They spend the
winter traveling abroad searching for traditional local crafts
and for goods to offer in Tradewinds.