Ujamaa Black-Owned Marketplace


Municipal Office

395 Mulock Drive P.O. Box 328 Station Main, Newmarket, Ontario
L3Y 4X7

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Owned by Lily Lawson

Services/Products: Jewelry 

Afrocrush creates afrocentric products for diasporians, products that we can see ourselves represented in. We design and source pieces important to the black community. Our uniquely engineered Gold plated, Hypoallergenic Jewelry, Accessories and Afroprint clothing, contain sweet elements of our rich African and Caribbean cultures.

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Àṣẹ & Company 
Owned by by Lisa Bowen 

Services/Products:  Afrocentric stationery  

Join us at Àṣẹ & Company for a celebration of stationery and cultural pride! Explore our collection of Afrocentric journals, spiral notebooks, greeting cards, washi tape, and more, designed to reflect your unique identity.

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Asili Living Co Skincare and Bath 
Owned by Telecia Knight 

Services/Products: We provide skincare and bath products from body butters, body oils, luxury sea salt baths, oil cleanser, foaming cleanser, face essence, gel moisturizer, exfoliating mask, face oils.

Asili Living Co skincare and Bath is a hormone-conscious vegan skincare and self-care line that caters to those seeking products free from synthetic fragrances. Our product range includes oil cleansers, clay masks, powder cleansers, body butters, luxury sea salt soaks, and body oils. Whether you're looking for daily skincare essentials or a luxurious self-care experience, Asili Living Go has got you covered.

Website | Instagram | Facebook | Phone: 416 994 6404

Black To Eden
Owned by Richard Pollard 

Services/Products: Body care products for external and internal use

Black To Eden provides natural body care products that are Shea butter base also essential oil blends for physical and emotional health. Super foods for detoxification and  overall health maintenance also treating specific.

Website | Instagram | Phone: 647 808 2114

Caribbean Tallawah
Owned by Maxine Palomino

Services/Products: Sale & Exhibition of Caribbean inspired items including arts, crafts, books

Using visual, literary and performing arts, Caribbean Tallawah showcases the diverseliving cultural heritage of the Caribbean!!

 Instagram | Phone: 905 751 7251

Diva creations 
Owned by Diane Reid

Services/Products: Natural alternative to full body care

Diva Creations is an all natural alternative to full body care serving all skin and hair types, of all ages which is made with ethnically sourced ingredients, creating whipped body butters, Face creams, Hair balms, Pain management balms, Natural deodorants, Natural soaps bars and liquid soaps for the skin, targeted shampoo bars with zero waste.

Website | Instagram | Phone: 416 358 8578

Owned by Marieme Seck

Services/Products: Accessories / Art

Dryanke imports beautiful and unique handmade baskets, home decor, and hand-made accessories from Senegal. Baskets are made from sweet grass and recycled plastics. they can be used for organizations, home decor, and wall hanging.

Email | Instagram | Phone: 289 889 1565

Esmen's Curry Powder Inc.
Owned by Elizabeth Ainsworth 

About This Business: Taking the traditional curry spices and tirelessly experimenting with many combinations until we reached the perfect balance of rich and deliciously spiced flavour. Esmen's Curry Powder brings a unique and unrivaled taste sensation to your home cooking. With Esmen's Curry Powder everyone will be asking YOU for the recipe. With Esmen's Curry Powder you can bring more than one great dish to the table, you bring joy through food.

Website | Instagram | Facebook | Phone: 905 861 1993 

Fab Faces by Fionna
Owned by Fionna Henry

Services/Products: Complimentary Complexion swatching.

Fab Faces by Fionna is a local distributor for Melanated Makeup, Skincare & Sun-care Brands, which are Vegan & Cruelty-Free, Female Run & Operated.  Together we strive to boost your confidence by helping you put your best face forward with quality products that are budget friendly.

 Instagram | Tiktok | Phone: 289 892 5032

Kingdom Kush Clothing 
Owned by Romel Trotman 

Services/Products: T-shirts and sweaters that teach about social justice issues that may be faced within Black communities, untold African history pre-colonization, and some Black legends. 

I am a 15 year old student trying to make a change through my clothing line. I sell t-shirts, tracksuits, and sweaters that teaches about social justice issues, positivity, Black legends, and untold African history pre-colonization. My goal is to educate as many people as I can through my designs and research that are displayed on my t-shirts by taking people on a journey though the richness and beauty of my culture and my ancestors. 

Website | Instagram | Photos: 416 454 6387 

Made To Sip Drinkware
Owned by Tanieka Whyte

Services/Products: Stainless Steel tumbler cups, ceramic mugs and drink coasters.

Made to Sip Drinkware is a luxury brand of vibrant and aesthetically pleasing tumblers and drink coasters, reminiscent of Caribbean and Afro-Canadian culture, that creates a socially, stylish drinking experience. My brand is positive, colourful, bold, and upbeat with an aim to create beautiful products, while allowing you to celebrate your individuality everywhere you go.

Website | Instagram | Phone: 416 820 3403

Nerpy's Inc.
Owned by Michael Burgess

Services/Products: Hot Sauces, Jerk Seasoning, other seasonings, BBQ Sauce, Coffee

Nerpy's Inc produces award winning Hot Pepper Sauces, Seasoning Rubs and Marinades. Nerpy's sauces are all made using the most flavorful pepper in the world - the Scotch Bonnet Pepper. All of our sauces are made from all natural ingredients and contain no artificial ingredients, no added food coloring, no gels or bonding agents, no MSG and no fillers.

Website | Instagram | Facebook | Tiktok | Twitter |  Phone: 416 720 5429

Newmarket African Caribbean Canadian Association (NACCA)
Owned by Keisha Davis

Services/Products: NACCA branded apparel

NACCA is a registered charity providing strong leadership for our diverse resident Black community, especially Black youth. We serve the Newmarket and surrounding areas. We are committed to the collective work of engaging the African Canadian communities and its allies through program delivery, education and partnerships, to cultivate an empowered and united Black community in Newmarket.

Website | Instagram | Facebook | Twitter | Phone: 905 781 6222 

Nile Valley Books 
Owned by Abraham Damian-Nosakhere

Services/Products: Books

Nile Valley Books has been serving the community since 1999 and is owned by Nohsakhere.Nile Valley Books has been a mainstay in the Toronto literary scene and present at cultural events around the city for the past 35 years. Nohsakhere began vending at cultural events in Toronto and then opened Nile Valley Books in the east end of Toronto in the Woodbine and Gerrard / Upper Beaches area.

Website | Instagram | Phone: 647 802 6039 

Owned Stella Diebou 

Services/Products: Books, dress, bags, hats and jewelry with fabric 

Ori-krea crafts accessories such as hats, bags, shoes, paintings, notebooks, and decorative artwork. We also provide decoration services and conduct practical workshops in organizations. My mission is to share my roots with the world by allowing its colors to journey.

Instagram | Phone: 647 545 9627

Palomino Gordon Law Professional Corporation
Owned by Benito Palomino

Services/Products: Notary Services with proper ID provided and legal information

Transacting business in Ontario or Jamaica? Conveniently located in Newmarket, Ontario, Palomino Gordon Law Professional Corporation is a law firm helping their diverse and worldwide clients attain their goals. Easy to talk to, they are available to support you as you navigate your real estate, estate administration & business transactions in Jamaica and Ontario.

Website | Facebook | Phone: 905 751 7251

Owned by Floydeen Charles-Fridal

Social Media: @purethentic

Services/Products: Essential oils, exotic incense, pure shea butter, black soap, headwraps and handcrafted jewellery.

Purethentic offers your African clothing and fabric, oils, incense, jewellery, makeup, body lotions, body wash, shea butter, plantain/black soap


Signed by Dahliah
Owned by Courtney Reid

Services/Products: Clothing and accessories (fanny packs), Greeting Cards and Fashion Illustrations. 

At Signed by Dahliah, we maintain slow fashion with thoughtful, small batch production of garments and accessories in Canada. Designed with quality, our small business was created for those who desire limited and original contemporary pieces. Inspiration for the garments are found in the colourful plants and flowers, cultivated in the founder's grandmothers' gardens in Canada.

Website | Instagram | Facebook | Phone: 905 758 1326

Soulful Colour
Owned by Sophia 'SoJay' Jackson

Services/Products: At Soulful Colour, we create vibrant colouring books for people of all ages and backgrounds. With our original illustrations and inspiring quotes, our unique colouring experience uplifts, educates, and encourages self-reflection, confidence and growth. We're dedicated to inspiring individuals to embrace their uniqueness and contribute to a mindful and equitable world.

Soulful Colour - Colouring Soothes the Soul. Embark on a journey of self-discovery with our SOULFUL COLOUR AFFIRMATION COLOURING BOOKS. Each book and page is a canvas of beautiful and uplifting artwork, coupled with powerful affirmations that promote self-love, acceptance, and a sense of belonging. Celebrate diversity with characters that mirror different ethnicities, fostering positive representation and inclusivity.

Website | Instagram | Facebook | Phone: 416 818 9664

Thriving Tress
Owned by Nneka Haughton

Services/Products: Body Butters, Shampoo, Conditioner and Hair Accessories

Thriving Tress was created in 2018. The company was created due to the lack of options for natural hair and skin care products. Many of the commercially made products are filled with ingredients that are not beneficial to hair and skin, and they often use cheaper filler ingredients and preservatives to mass produce items and increase the shelf of products.

Website | Instagram | Phone: 647 668 8878

Wayne Smile Handmade Metal Art
Owned by Wayne Smile

Services/Products: Functional and Inspirational works of Art

 The business provides creative solutions in metal for residential and public spaces that are both functional and aesthetic. Some of these solutions can be in the form of furniture, lighting,wall art, outdoor sculpture or wearable art (jewelry). Most pieces are made of steel as the primary medium with other materials such as copper and a variety of hard wood to complement the final design.

Instagram | Phone: 647 391 0395

York Regional Police

York Regional Police is one of the nation's most progressive policing agencies, committed to making our region a safer place to live, work and play. At York Regional Police, we're constructing a team of community builders and trailblazers, ready to reimagine community safety.

York Regional Police was named one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers and a Top Employer for Young People. We offer an exceptional workplace by committing to support our members with meaningful wellness initiatives, fair and inclusive employment practices and an atmosphere of professionalism, compassion and respect.

Website | Instagram | Facebook | Phone: 905 895 1221

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