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The ins and outs of fair trade

By Kate McMahon World Fair Trade Day, a global celebration held each year on the second Saturday of May, is coming up this weekend. It’s...

Holiday Gift Guide: Last second gift ideas for the holiday straggler

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Life can get busy, and sometimes that means the holiday shopping you wanted to do weeks ago is still on...

Homes: The ins and outs of fair trade

By Jenni Leister and Kate McMahon So many times when we talk about creating a more sustainable, green home, discussions turn to green energy and...

Holiday Gift Guide 2020: Easy but great last minute gifts

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] Our lengthy, warm fall has lulled many Alexandrians into slow-tracking preparations for the holidays. Now, suddenly, we are in the...

Holiday Gift Guide 2019: Eco-friendly gifts

By Luke Anderson | [email protected] Christmas lights burning all night, wrapping paper strewn across the floor — the holidays can be a difficult time to...

Ten Thousand Villages celebrates 25th anniversary

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Alexandria first fair trade retailer, Ten Thousand Villages, officially celebrated its 25th anniversary on Oct. 25, according to a news...

Ten Thousand Villages to hold three-day fair-trade rug event

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Local nonprofit store Ten Thousand Villages is partnering with the fair-trade rug company Bunyaad to hold a fair-trade rug event...

Ten Thousand Villages to aid women’s program

King Street shop has been raising money for the Office on Women since 2007