Ten Thousand Villages in Hutchinson, KS, 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.
As one of the world's oldest and largest fair trade organizations, Ten Thousand Villages 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. We seek 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 sees fair trade as an alternative approach to conventional international trade.
We are a not-for-profit store.
- We dream of promoting economic justice through our fairly-traded goods, which include fair trade clothing, jewelry, collectibles, to name a few of our lines... As well as providing jobs for artisans.
- We support our own community through our open house-events and contributions.
- Experience true hospitality at our Hutchinson Store; We will serve you our complementary gourmet tea andor coffee while you shop!
To get to our store:
Thousand Villages at 22 N Main St, Hutchinson, KS, 67501-5217, US
Jane Emile-Wagler: Ten Thousand Villages, Manager
Melody Wagler: TTV Coordinator
We welcome you to join our village of volunteers! As a nonprofit store, volunteers are crucial to our success. Apply now to join our fun-filled volunteer positions—greeting and interacting with customers, unpacking and checking orders, assisting with displays and operating the cash register. We welcome volunteers any time of the year.
Let us know you’re interested by filling out an application at our store. You can also contact our store for more information.
Meet Our Volunteers
Stearing and Vision: Ten Thousand Villages Advancement Team Member
PR: Ten Thousand Villages Advancement Team Member