Mindful Consuming's Shopping Guide

Stores we love… just to get you thinking. All of your neighborhood favorites need your support.

Good On You

Thousands of brand ratings, articles and expertise on ethical and sustainable fashion.


Small US-made clothing made from recycled materials and working on closing the loop to circularity.

Seattle Art Museum

SAM Shop supports the mission of the Seattle Art Museum by providing items that directly support local and living artists and artisans in our community.

Henry Art

As the only museum dedicated to contemporary art in our region, the Henry is internationally recognized for groundbreaking exhibitions, for being on the cutting edge of contemporary art and culture, and for championing artists at every level of creation.

Thistle Farms

Meaningful gifts that directly help women survivors overcome and heal from systems of prostitution and exploitation.

Ballard Re-Use

Ballard Reuse is a used building materials superstore with an eclectic inventory of vintage, salvaged and reclaimed materials.

Second Use

An example of a great local reuse / second life shop with a mix of functional and eclectic gifts.


Supports job training, re-use, and is affordable.


Large company that makes large positive change!


We love how they reimagined Black Friday as 'Opt Outside' Friday, foregoing sales and profit for the benefit of education, awareness, and employee health.


More in the realm of design, with a sample of curated art as gifts.


It's lost some of its small charm but is still a great spot for handmade.