New Programs Serving Women Artisans Globally
More than retail partners, Global Shared Trade provides access to an international community of support, including networking, mentoring, workshops, consultations, product development, and branding development. 
Thistle Farms Celebrates 25 Years with Gala 
More than 250 people gathered in April to honor Thistle Farms past, celebrate our present, and dream about our future at a gala held in Nashville.
Thistle - The Documentary
Filmed over 3 years, Thistle follows several women at Thistle Farms and through their stories introduces the audience to the healing work that's been evolving within the community over the last 25 years.
Thistle Network Grows By 73 Beds in 2021
Since its launch in 2013, the Network has expanded steadily. There are currently 64 open residential programs across 31 states, including the recent addition of an international home in Belize. As the number of beds increases, so does the capacity for more women survivors to have a safe space to begin their healing journey.
CEO Transition To Take Place Mid-2022
Hal Cato to hand off CEO role in Summer 2022. Executive search to begin early next year.
Breaking Ground on a New Sanctuary in Nashville
This new home will add 8 beds to our residential program. Construction is expected to be complete Spring of 2022.   

Thistle Farms Events

10 JUN
Brooklyn Bowl • Nashville, TN Come Together: The Night Out
16 -17 AUG
Nashville, TN Education Workshop