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So far Kara Valentine has created 22 blog entries.

Anything is possible TOGETHER

By |2019-02-13T18:37:38+00:00February 13th, 2019|Articles|

In the fall of 2017, I traveled to Central America with 15 Threads supporters—Ambassadors, staff, investors, and advisors—to visit our Artisan Partners in Guatemala. In Patulul, we gathered with a group of artisan women to share

Threads Denver Roadshow

By |2018-10-02T14:41:28+00:00September 1st, 2018|Articles|

Threads Denver Roadshow We just spent an incredible weekend with our Fair Trade Partners, Ambassadors (hostesses), and customers in Denver, celebrating the launch of our new Fall Community Collection. This was

Mothering My Way

By |2018-05-08T18:54:50+00:00May 8th, 2018|Articles|

I’ve been a mother for 9 years, which is about how long I’ve been convinced I’m doing it wrong. What seemed to come naturally to other mothers - scheduling play dates, packing snacks for long car rides, and remembering

My Radiant Truth

By |2018-04-25T16:07:15+00:00April 25th, 2018|Articles|

Seven months ago, I was drinking a glass of wine with my friend Kate. Kate is a fellow Fair Trade Partner at Threads, and just an all around amazing and radiant human being. We were talking about our families,

Mother Me, Mother Mine, Mother All

By |2017-05-14T23:02:21+00:00May 14th, 2017|Articles|

Last month, I was attending an event created by Seeds of Exchange, a beautiful organization led by Fair Trade Partner Sarah Davidson-Tracy. Seeds is working to create a robust and committed village in an effort to support the enterprises

A Mother Reborn

By |2017-05-14T23:03:16+00:00May 14th, 2017|Articles|

We sat in a crowded hospital cafeteria, sleep-deprived and terrified. We couldn’t eat. We could barely think. “Do you think she could die?” I asked him. My stoic husband answered with the slightest head nod, and I could no