By Jen Lyons
Shop with purpose, whether you’re at your local grocery or a farm stand in a foreign land.
Add up to three lines of custom hand-printed text to your Apolis market bag, made of 100 percent natural golden jute fiber and handcrafted in Bangladesh as part of a fair-trade women’s employment initiative. In multiple colors. From $68, apolisglobal.com.
A stylish alternative to your standard reusable grocery bag, the Feed market tote features durable cotton canvas, leather handles, and two exterior pockets for your phone and wallet. Best of all, each bag you buy provides 50 meals to schoolchildren around the world. In three colors. $78, feedprojects.com.
Say goodbye to single-use bags for good. One Baggu reusable bag holds up to 50 pounds, taking the place of two to three plastic grocery bags. In between shopping trips, it folds into a five-by-five-inch pouch for easy storage in your purse, jacket pocket, or glove box. In multiple designs. $12, baggu.com.
The Filt French market tote bag is colorful, comfortable to carry, and perfect for a morning stroll through the local farmers’ market. Though lightweight, it’s sturdy enough to carry even heavy fruits and veggies, and is conveniently machine washable. In eight colors. $20, anthropologie.com.