A World of Difference in Clothing, Jewelry and Gifts

Est. 1991

Our Story

Trade Roots is located on 1831 NE Broadway in beautiful Portland, OR. Started in 1991 by sisters Paulette Wittwer and Tamara Patrick, Trade Roots is now owned and operated by Tamara and Paulette’s daughter, Katy Keys.  Shop and enjoy the friendly neighborhood environment Trade Roots has provided the community for over 25 years.

Trade Roots specializes in women’s clothing, jewelry, accessories and gifts created by local artisans or in fair trade environments around the globe. New merchandise arrives daily, so along with your trusted wardrobe staples, you might make a few new discoveries while shopping at our store!

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Little Boxes 2016

Little Boxes 2016

Little Boxes is an annual Portland tradition that links small business together for a locally unified season of giving.

Register at and on Black Friday and Small Business Saturday you will receive a 10% discount at all participating business’. And that’s not all. You will also be automatically enrolled in a huge raffle for a chance to win tons of amazing prizes! What could be better than the opportunity to find awesome DISCOUNTED gifts for your loved ones, WHILE supporting local business AND getting a chance to win some sweet prizes? Nothing, absolutely nothing better than that.

Reading Glasses

Reading Glasses

Our reading glasses won’t only help you make out today’s headlines, they will also add some fashionable flair and a splash of color to your favorite ensemble.

Ladies Night Out

Ladies Night Out

Join us for Ladies Night Out

Thursday Dec. 8th 5-9pm

Trade Roots and other merchants on NE Broadway for open houses and discounts

Day of the Dead

Day of the Dead

Trade Roots is your go-to spot for Day of the Dead decorations and memorabilia. Come check out all this years authentic, whimsical goods.


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p: (503) 281-5335