Nashville, TN

Greenbriar Village, 3900 Hillsboro Pike, Suite 20
Nashville, TN 37215
615-385-5814
nashville@tenthousandvillages.com

Learn more about us or make a donation at GivingMatters.com

Regular Hours

We will be closed on March 31 for Inventory
We are closed for the following holidays; Easter, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

Monday – Saturday 10:00 – 6:00
Sunday 12:00 – 5:00
Holiday Hours

For your shopping convenience, from Thanksgiving Friday through December 24 Ten Thousand Villages Nashville is open late on Thursday and Friday nights. We will close at 4 pm on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.

Mon – Wed 10:00 – 6:00
Thu – Fri 10:00 – 8:00
Saturday 10:00 – 6:00
Sunday 12:00 – 5:00

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Go over the top with a summer jewelry and accessories collection that embraces everything under the sun. Cultures cross in a swath of painted silks and printed saris, while colors collide on a wild kaleidoscope ride. Layer it up, pile it on. It’s all good and anything goes.


The Big Payback
May 5

12:00 am-11:59 pm

The Big Payback is coming May 5, 2015, and Ten Thousand Villages, Nashville, is excited to take part in this monumental event!

The Big Payback, hosted by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, is a community-wide online giving day that’s a special occasion to celebrate Middle Tennessee’s spirit of generosity and support the work of nonprofits.

This 24-hour online event will help organizations, like this one, raise much-needed unrestricted dollars and bring awareness to pressing needs in our communities. Plus, your gifts made during The Big Payback will be increased by incentives and awards for participating nonprofits, which may help us qualify for special prizes and bonuses.

For more information, contact us or visit www.TheBigPayback.org.


Ten Thousand Villages of Nashville is a volunteer-run 501(c)(3) organization that helps provide fair wages to artisans in developing countries.  Tax-deductible donations are always welcome.



About Us

About Ten Thousand Villages in Nashville, TN

Cut Metal Wall Hanging, $69

Ten Thousand Villages in Nashville, TN, is a fair trade retailer of artisan-crafted home decor, personal accessories and gift items from across the globe.  Featuring products from more than 130 artisan groups in some 38 countries, we are part of a network of over 390 retail outlets throughout the United States selling Ten Thousand Villages products.  Our Green Hills store was established in 2002 by Nashville volunteers who wanted to support the principles of fair trade and help empower artisans in developing countries by selling their handcrafted products and sharing their stories. 

A visit to our store provides a unique shopping experience where everyone can participate in the fair trade mission!

As one of the world’s oldest and largest fair trade organizations, Ten Thousand Villages U.S has spent more than 60 years cultivating trading relationships in which artisans receive a fair price for their work and consumers have access to distinctive handcrafted items.  Through direct trading, Villages U.S. seeks to establish long-term buying relationships in places where skilled artisans are under- or unemployed, and in which they lack other opportunities for income.  A founding member of the World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO), Ten Thousand Villages U.S sees fair trade as an alternative approach to conventional international trade.

Volunteer

Volunteer at Ten Thousand Villages in Nashville, TN

Ten Thousand Villages of Nashville has been recognized by Mayor Karl Dean’s Office, Hands On Nashville and the Center for Nonprofit Management as having an effective, high-quality volunteer program which empowers volunteers to maximize their potential.  As an EVE (Excellence in Volunteer Engagement) certified nonprofit, you can be assured that your volunteer experience will be meaningful, engage your passion, and put your skills to good use.

We welcome you to join our village of volunteers!  As a nonprofit store, volunteers are crucial to our success, helping keep overhead costs lower, which allows us to purchase more from artisans.  Apply now to join our fun-filled volunteer team—greeting and interacting with customers, unpacking and checking orders, assisting with displays, and operating the cash register.  We welcome new volunteers any time of the year.  Meet new friends and support our artisan partners around the world!

Let us know you’re interested by filling out an application at our store. You can also contact us at 615.385.5814 or email assistant.nashville@tenthousandvillages.com

Sales & Events

Upcoming Events

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BIG TENT SALE - July 9, 2015 - July 12, 2015

Who

Ten Thousand Villages

Nashville’s store for Fair Trade gifts, coffee, and more. One of the world's largest fair trade organizations and a founding member of the World Fair Trade Organization, Ten Thousand Villages strives to improve the livelihood of tens of thousands of disadvantaged artisans in 38 countries. Ten Thousand Villages accomplishes this by establishing a sustainable market for handmade products in North America, and building long term buying relationships in places where skilled artisan partners lack opportunities for stable income. Product sales help pay for food, education, healthcare and housing for artisans who would otherwise be unemployed or underemployed.

What

Unique handmade gifts, jewelry, home decor, art and sculpture, textiles, serving-ware and personal accessories. EVERYTHING under the big top is 50-75% OFF

When

Thursday July 9—Sunday July 12

9:00 am-5:00pm

Where

Hillsboro High School, Front Lawn

3812 Hillsboro Pike

Nashville, TN 37215

Why

You want to support fair trade and you care about helping out artisans around the world who would struggle to pay for food, shelter, and a safe work environment,  if it were not for your purchases.

What 2

One of the many unique items you’ll find in our tents is this little enlightened owl. Handcrafted by the Association for Craft Producers, in Nepal, this 4 1/2 x 4” terra cotta owl will light up your nights. 

Association for Craft Producers (ACP) is a nonprofit group that provides design, marketing, management and technical services to low-income artisans. ACP works with 1,200 low-income producers, 30 producer groups, in 15 districts, both urban and rural. Ninety percent of ACP producers are women

Artist benefits include medical and counseling services, a savings program and retirement fund, paid maternity and paternity leave, education allowance to encourage education especially of daughters, low-interest loans for producer groups, clothing and household allowances, and seminars on health, nutrition and women’s rights.

Want more information?

Contact Gail Bock at Ten Thousand Villages

615-385-5814

Assistant.nashville@tenthousandvillages.com

Or swing by the store, 3900 Hillsboro Rd, Green Hills

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Hours

Regular Hours

We will be closed on March 31 for Inventory
We are closed for the following holidays; Easter, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

Monday – Saturday 10:00 – 6:00
Sunday 12:00 – 5:00
Holiday Hours

For your shopping convenience, from Thanksgiving Friday through December 24 Ten Thousand Villages Nashville is open late on Thursday and Friday nights. We will close at 4 pm on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.

Mon – Wed 10:00 – 6:00
Thu – Fri 10:00 – 8:00
Saturday 10:00 – 6:00
Sunday 12:00 – 5:00