New Arrivals!

Umoja Kenyan Necklace by Akola Project

$ 86.00

Brand Akola Project

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Argo Necklace by Akola Project

$ 68.00

Brand Akola Project

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Gifty Tote by ABAN

$ 34.00

Brand ABAN

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Barbara Beach Bag by ABAN

$ 38.00

Brand ABAN

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Welcome to Shared Trade!

 

We're so glad you're here to join Thistle Farms' global marketplace in the growing movement for women's economic freedom.

As a coalition, Shared Trade: A Fair Share for Women partners with social enterprises around the world to create peaceful, healing, and empowering work environments for women survivors of addiction, trafficking, violence, and extreme poverty. We are a global community offering handmade, fair trade, quality products for home and body that represent healing and empowerment. Our collection includes handwoven pine needle baskets from Guatemala, stylish African print bow ties from Uganda, hand stitched quilts from India, and much more. 

 

Stories

Introducing our Lwala Aprons!

This month, we are excited to carrying our first Shared Trade item by New Vision Women’s Sewing Cooperative in Lwala, Kenya: hand-sewn African wax print aprons. Previously, New Vision’s products were only available as part of Thistle Farms bath and body kits. These 100% cotton aprons are beautifully vibrant and serve as a reminder of the power of community change.

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Iced Citrus Spice Moringa Tea

How does drinking a glass tea contribute to the cause of women's economic freedom in Mexico? Your purchase of our moringa tea directly supports the Moringa Madres, our Shared Trade partner in San Jan Cosala, Mexico. To beat the summer heat, Thistle Stop Cafe in Nashville, TN now serves a delicious iced citrus spice moringa tea. Stop by for a drink or make your own!

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From Nashville to Ghana, Celebrations Abound!

Residents of the Magdalene, the 2 year residential recovery program in Thistle Farms celebrated their monumental graduation on May 29th. Far across the Atlantic, our sisters in Ghana in ABAN's women's empowerment program also celebrated the completion of their training. Read more to learn about these celebrations! 

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