Growing the maker-to-market movement: Ten Thousand Villages offers handcrafted fair trade products
Ten Thousand Villages is located in Northampton, MA. Below, the team shares some details on their business and the importance of supporting local.
Describe your business:
Ten Thousand Villages is a global maker-to-market movement. Creating opportunities for artisans in developing countries to earn income, we bring their products and stories to our markets through long-term fair trade relationships.
What makes your business unique?
We have been in downtown Northampton for over 22 years, offering beautiful handcrafted fair trade products. We work and serve our community and have been voted the best fair trade in the Valley for the last 13 years. We also offer in-person, curbside pick-up, phone orders, and ship orders placed on our website.
Why is it important to support businesses like yours?
Fair trade is important because we work with artisans in developing countries to bring their products to market.
Do you want to say anything to your customers?
We sincerely thank you for shopping fair trade! We are so lucky to be part of this great community.