From Phoenix Bikes: The fair-trade craft retailer Ten Thousand Villages will host a Phoenix Bikes benefit at its Alexandria store, at 915 King Street in Old Town, on Saturday, Nov. 17, from 6-8pm. Phoenix Bikes will receive a percentage of all sale during this event and will have staff and volunteers on hand to talk about our mission and organization.
Ten Thousand Villages has been Northern Virginia’s Fair Trade destination since 1994.
It is proud to be a part of one of the oldest and largest fair trade
organizations in the world. With 60 years of experience, Ten Thousand
Villages is a global network of social entrepreneurs working to empower
and provide economic opportunities to artisans in developing countries. A
founding member of the International Fair Trade Association (IFAT), Ten
Thousand Villages sees fair trade as an alternative approach to
conventional international trade.
Ten Thousand Villages is now a global network of more than 130 artisan groups in 37 countries.