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About Jamtown


What began as a passions for adventure travel and music has blossomed into a business that connects people around the globe, including you! After 20 years, our respect and understanding of other cultures continues to grow more deeply. We work directly with artisans, cooperatives and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO's) in six countries on three continents. Sales of our instrument provide critical support to low-income families via fair wages, order prepayment, marketing and other assistance. With your help, our partners & their families are closer to achieving their dreams! 

Jamtown John, Founder served on the Board of the Fair Trade Federation for 3 years after joining in 1999. He has created two Parents’ Choice ® award-winning products: Jamtown Junior Pack and Sun Moon Star Drum. Jamtown products are available at museums, zoos, toy stores, music stores, specialty retailers, education catalogs and gift catalogs throughout the USA.