For 3 days Fair Trade Sale offers the Hamilton community an opportunity to invest in their world and shop fair trade. Shoppers will discover hundreds of hand-crafted home décor items, musical instruments, ornaments, toys and jewelry made by skilled artisans in more than 30 countries.
The hand made products featured in this sale are offered through Ten Thousand Villages. Ten Thousand Villages provide vital, fair income to artisans around the world by marketing their handicrafts and telling their stories in North America. All proceeds from Fair Trade Crafts sale benefit Ten Thousand artisan partners. In addition to over 85 Festival Sales held this past year in communities from Newfoundland to Vancouver Island, Ten Thousand Villages also operates 47 stores across Canada.
Ten Thousand Villages is a non-profit, fair trade organization. It is a program of Mennonite Central Committee (MCC). MCC is the relief, service and peace agency of the Mennonite and Brethren in Christ Churches. See www.TenThousandVillages.ca