About AEDirect

We are all about Small Business Collaboration!

AEDIRECT is an Online "Grocery" Store for ordering many of the wonderful products made by Artisan Exchange members at our specialty food manufacturing facility in West Chester, PA.

Responding to requests during the 2020 Coronavirus pandemic, AEDIRECT was formed to provide an easy, safe and convenient way for customers to enjoy their favorite specialty food products from locally owned small businesses.

About Artisan Exchange

Artisan Exchange is a community of specialty food businesses offering authentic foods for a sustainable community.

Our Mission
Artisan Exchange provides an affordable environment that supports entrepreneurs committed to producing hand-crafted, sustainable foods while sharing sound business practices that have a positive social impact.

What began as a way to leverage our resources has evolved into a passion for helping people pursue their dreams and changing the way business is done.

About Artisan Producers

Our Members are truly the heart and soul of Artisan Exchange. Their passion, commitment and expertise are evident in everything they make. Each member in their own unique way felt compelled to launch their own small business.

When you choose to buy from AEDIRECT, you are:

  • Supporting local family owned businesses
  • More than 80% are female owned
  • Each makes all handmade products
  • Enjoying family recipes handed down from generation to generation from places like: Argentina, Ghana, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Poland, Ukraine, United States and many others!