Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Ten Thousand Villages San Diego!

Everyone is invited who has an interest in seeing a new Ten Thousand Villages
store open in the greater San Diego community!

Representatives will be with us from the Ten Thousand Villages home office in Pennsylvania, as well as more "local" reps from the Ten Thousand Villages stores in Redondo Beach and Pasadena.
When: Thursday, March 26, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Where: Vi at La Jolla Village, 8515 Costa Verde Blvd, San Diego, CA 92122
[from I-5 east on LaJolla Village Dr., about one mile past Regents Road; next right on Costa Verde; high-rise on left; valet parking, no tipping]

Ten Thousand Villages is a fair trade retailer of artisan-crafted home decor, personal accessories and gift items from across the globe. Featuring products from more than 130 artisan groups in some 38 countries, they are part of a network of over 390 retail outlets throughout the United States selling Ten Thousand Villages products.

Monday, March 9, 2015

Celebrating International Day of Women 2015, La Mesa Fair Trade was proud to table at We Empower Women on March 8th. A promise to end violence against women and children must be made by all. Fair Trade empowers women, ensures that there are no child abuses, give dignity and self-worth to the artisan, the farmer, the producers.  How does Fair Trade help women globally?  Read here!
Mission Bay, San Diego, CA

By now you may know that Fair Trade is a style of international trade that offers producers and farmers a chance to break the cycle of poverty by guaranteeing fair prices for their products. So, how does this way of doing business benefit women around the world? It’s a good question, because while women do much of the work on small farms and plantations in many countries worldwide, they often still face discrimination, and harassment in many rural areas and factories. - See more at: http://www.mambosprouts.com/news/how-does-fair-trade-help-women-globally#sthash.NPsY4Ox5.dpuf