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The Start of an Enterprise

In 1989 Self-Help Crafts (now known as Ten Thousand Villages), MCC’s fair-trade organization, came to look at the purchasing Lao handicrafts to sell at its stores in North America.  176 more words

Income Generation

Black Gold

Another early school day for me!

After weeks of agonizing and changing my mind too many times to count, I decided to do my Master’s dissertation on fair trade coffee. 143 more words

Art

GO GET SOME RUGS AND EASTER BUNNIES

HEY EVERY ONE.

I strongly suggest that you take your bums down to a Ten Thousand Villages store and pick up a fair trade chocolate Camino easter bunny. 41 more words

Fair Trade

FOR MEN ONLY!

Men….listen up…..there’s some important things you need to know about fashion. That’s right….you heard correctly….fashion!

Whether you’re buying a gift for your mother, wife or daughter…and I put them in that order because that’s usually the order these lovely females arrived into your life….buy ethical fashion. 141 more words

Ten Thousand Villages - Sustainable, Fair Trade Gifts

A few weeks ago when wandering around the lovely Walkerville in Windsor, Ontario I was on the lookout for a piggy bank. My niece’s baptism was coming up, and we got her older sister a cute Noah’s Ark piggy bank so I was hoping to find something similar. 307 more words

Green

Friday Afternoon

Doing some reading at McBurney’s in Langley, BC, before heading to Ten Thousand Villages for the afternoon.
Got me some fair trade coffee and chocolate and a gluten free peanut butter square. 42 more words

Fair Trade

Top 5 List: Things Ive learned while building our new store

-written by Kitty Bird, Store Manager

As most of you know we are getting closer and closer to moving into the new store on Burnet Road. 539 more words

FairTrade