Fairtrade.us announces 2013 Favorite Fair Trade Store!
May 11, 2013 – 1:06 pm | No Comment

On World Fair Trade Day 2013, Fairtrade.us is pleased to announce that the first annual Reader’s Choice Award for the Favorite Fair Trade Store goes to Just Fare Market !  Congratulations to Just Fare Market …

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Introducing Favorite Fair Trade Store Nominee Ten Thousand Villages Raleigh !
May 9, 2013 – 7:37 am | No Comment

Ten Thousand Villages Raleigh, NC kids day drumming

Please note: For the next 7 days we’ll feature one nominee for the Favorite Fair Trade Store contest. This is the fifth of the nominees: Ten Thousand Villages based in Raleigh, NC.

Ten Thousand Villages Raleigh, NC volunteer Henry playing pianoVolunteers are the lifeblood of many non-profit Fair Trade stores.  Kristine Ashwood, Executive Director of the Ten Thousand Villages store in Raleigh, North Carolina tells .us they have volunteers who have been with the store since the beginning! That beginning was 17 years ago.  That is dedication!  Henry, one of their long time volunteers is shown here playing the piano.  Kristine says their store is also fortunate to have a number of volunteers celebrating their 10 year anniversary this year.  Locally operated, with a 10 member Board of Directors, the Raleigh, NC store has a total of 45 active volunteers along with 5 employees.

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