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Fair Trade for the Holidays

While many shoppers were out on Black Friday checking off their lists, some Frederictonians began their shopping a week earlier at the Ten Thousand Villages Craft festival in Wilmot United Church on Nov. 434 more words

News

A look at the majestic artistry of Oriental rug-making

A look at the majestic artistry of Oriental rug-making

Handmade rugs are beautiful, versatile and last forever! Ten Thousand Villages has been working with Bunyaad rug artisans in Pakistan since 1982, and we have volunteers and staff dedicated to educating customers about Oriental rugs and the fair trade difference — both in the quality of the artisans’ lives and the quality of their product. 801 more words

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Ten Thousand Villages...

I have written before about my LOVE for woven baskets…so why not purchase them direct.  Meet Ten Thousand Villages:

http://www.tenthousandvillages.com/

All beautifully handcrafted directly from the villages that they were made…and pretty moderately priced too.  23 more words

Design

Bookmark Monday - Ten Thousand Villages (August 8)

Bookmark Monday is a weekly meme hosted by Aloi from guiltless reading. Take a picture of one of your favourite bookmarks, post it on your blog, and head over to guiltless reading to share a to your post. 96 more words

Bookmark Monday

Global Economics, Part 1: Amazon Prime as Devil

“Amazon Prime is the devil,” I said to a friend this week. The poor friend, the son of a preacher, was confused by my vehement rebuke, since Amazon Prime was only tangential to the story he was telling. 1,203 more words

Ethics

Colorado Traveling Ducks Cross the Potomac by Boat

We, Zeb and Soapy Smith Duck, and our humans love traveling by boat.   We got on a boat at Georgetown Harbor and headed for Alexandria, Virginia. 417 more words