Fair Trade 101

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I’ve been interning at Ten Thousand Villages for about a month now. When I first started, my main question was “What is Fair Trade?”. Through researching fair trade for social media, I have… Continue reading

We’re excited to announce our new Summer Social Media Intern: Arielle Axelrod

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Howdy y’all! I’m the new Social Media Intern for Ten Thousand Villages Austin for the summer. Currently, I am a senior at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota with a major in Sociology/Anthropology,… Continue reading

Introducing Priscilla, our Events Intern for Summer 2015

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Hi! My name is Priscilla Luera and I am a third year at the University of Texas at Austin, majoring in Supply Chain Management with a minor in Women and Gender Studies. As… Continue reading

Fair trade gifts for the fairest of Dads

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Okay, so most of our customers are women. But we happen to think many things in our store would interest the special man in your life. Together we can make this Father’s Day… Continue reading

Sseko Sandals-Tie them up!

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-written by Jess Bowen, Inventory Wrangler We are settling into our new location of Ten Thousand Villages in Austin and I’ve loved listening to customer comments about all of our new and old… Continue reading

Luke Ringland joins us as Social Media and Marketing Intern

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After seven years in the professional workforce, things have come full circle. I’m an intern again. Why am I here? My chosen career path had been underwhelming me. I just did not feel… Continue reading

#ThrowBackThursday to our International Women’s Day Celebration!

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International Women’s Day came and went in March, but our spirit is still strong! Now that the dust has settled on our new space, let’s take a moment to go back and take… Continue reading