Gift Guide: Ethical Alternatives to Joanna Gaines’ Hearth & Hand Collection

I was compensated for my time writing this post by Ten Thousand Villages, a company I've been supporting for over ten years. Oh, Joanna. Who can know what combination of charm, good looks, doofy husband's antics, and business savvy led thousands of her show's - and now product empire's - loyal fans to trade out…

What to Buy in the Ten Thousand Villages Sale

This post contains affiliate links Ten Thousand Villages is offering an additional 50% off sale items in their End of Season sale, ending September 30. This is a great opportunity to purchase fair trade items at low prices. Stock up on gifts, collect some new flower pots, or treat yourself. (The additional discount is reflected…

the moral wardrobe: an epic ten thousand villages review + giveaway

When Ten Thousand Villages reached out to me to see if I'd be interested in a collaboration, I was delighted. Ten Thousand Villages holds a special place in my heart as one of the first fair trade shops I ever visited, long before I even knew what fair trade was. They're also credited with inventing…

Ten Thousand Villages Charlottesville WFTD event

I had the opportunity to check out the World Fair Trade Day event at my local Ten Thousand Villages on Saturday. Manager, Sallie, and assistant manager, Valerie, were warm and welcoming, and plenty of volunteers and staff members were on the floor to show people around and let them know about the day's special offers.…

celebrate world fair trade day at Ten Thousand Villages

World Fair Trade Day is this Saturday, May 9 and the whole world is celebrating! If you're near Charlottesville, consider dropping by the Ten Thousand Villages tomorrow. I'll be there to answer questions and talk a bit about my blog.  Here's the write-up for the Charlottesville event: 10:00 am-7:00 pm The World Fair Trade Day…