Ten Thousand Villages is an exceptional source for unique handmade gifts, jewelry, home decor, art and sculpture. textiles, serveware and personal accessories representing the diverse cultures of artisans in Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Middle East. One of the world's largest fair trade organizations and a founding member of the World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO), the company strives to improve the livelihood of tens of thousands of disadvantaged artisans in 38 countries. Ten Thousand Villages accomplishes this by establishing a sustainable market for handmade products in North America, and building long term buying relationships in places where skilled artisan partners lack opportunities for stable income. Product sales help pay for food, education, healthcare and housing for artisans who would otherwise be unemployed or underemployed.Founded in 1946, the company has grown from the trunk of founder Edna Ruth Byler's car to a network of more than 390 retail outlets throughout the United States selling Ten Thousand Villages products. The company encourages artisan partners to use environmentally friendly processes, sustainable natural resources and recycled materials to ensure each product offered has been crafted responsibly. Ten Thousand Villages is a nonprofit program of Mennonite Central Committee.
It's time to think green again! With spring just around the corner, Ten Thousand Villages at the Lehigh Valley Mall is ready to help you get your garden in order! From March 3 to March 17, you'll save 25% off the entire Plant & Garden collection, including planters, wind chimes, birdhouses, and more! Whether you've got a big backyard or just want to grow some herbs on your windowsill, you'll find just what you need to raise some greens and save some green! Offer may not be combined with other discounts. Artisans have been paid in full.
Ten Thousand Villages is a fair trade retailer carrying fine handicrafts from artisans living in developing countries throughout Africa, Asia, and Central and South America. In addition to the garden supplies, browse collections of jewelry and personal accessories, home decor, tableware, and so much more.https://www.simon.com/mall/lehigh-valley-mall/stream/time-to-green-your-garden-and-your-wallet-1089490 February 28, 2014