NEW YORK, Nov. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Thistle Farms, a product enterprise based in Nashville, TN that employs survivors of trafficking, prostitution, and addiction, is the largest of its kind in the US. In 2017, sales of the Thistle Farms line surpassed $2M, providing survivors of sexual violence over $1.1M+ in income. Revenue also helped provide long-term housing and medical care for 59 women exiting the streets. Founded in 1997, Thistle Farms products have been featured on the Today Show, ABC World News, and NPR, and its Founder Becca Stevens has been named a White House Champion of Change and Top 10 CNN Hero. The collection of products handcrafted by the survivors will be making its first trip to the 2017 CDS held at Spring Studios in NYC on November 17th-18th. The products include candles, room sprays, linen sprays, bug sprays, bath salts, soaps, lotions, and healing oils and are all non-toxic with the highest-quality essential oils. Thistle Farms will also be previewing their newest products releasing early 2018.
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Thistle Farms products on display:
Derived from highly-concentrated plant products mixed with high-quality carrier oils to deliver sensations of Calm, Energy, Immunity, or Balance.
- Sold individually ($10) or in a kit ($40)
Handcrafted with 100% essential oils and poured by women survivors. The community regards the lighting of these candles as the symbol of sanctuary and love for the next victim of sexual abuse coming off the streets.
- Scents: Citrus Wood, Lavender, Vanilla Vetiver
ABOUT THISTLE FARMS:
Thistle Farms is a natural Body and Home products enterprise based in Nashville, TN. All of the products are created and hand poured by survivors of sexual violence and addiction, and 100% of the proceeds from the sale of these products help women survivors find safety, healing, and economic independence.
SOURCE Thistle Farms