Fair Trade Fashions

Green Hummingbird Clothing Store Supports Area, International Artisans

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Posted: September 5, 2014

Daily News-Record

Lisa Coffman (left) of Harrisonburg and Deanna Ritchie of Timberville browse racks Aug. 29 at the newly-opened Green Hummingbird Fair Trade Clothing in Harrisonburg. (Photo by Jason Lenhart / DN-R)
Green Hummingbird, located at 320 S. Main St., retails local, domestic and international clothing and accessories. (Photo by Jason Lenhart / DN-R)
According to her mother, the Rev. Ann Held, Eleanor Held — owner of Green Hummingbird — has always been sensitive to those ‘on the fringe of life.’ (Photo by Jason Lenhart / DN-R)

While volunteering at the Stony Point Center, a Presbyterian-based conference center just outside of New York City, Eleanor Held heard a story that stuck with her.

It’s an African tale about a…

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