News

2020-2021 Annual Report
In a year that put all odds against growth, obstacles in the path of miracles, and challenges on the journey to sanctuary - together - we overcame.
Becca Stevens Releases New Book: Practically Divine
Part poetry, part rant, part rumination on her mother’s wit and wisdom, Becca weaves an invitation to find the extraordinary in the ordinary.
Dana Wronski Joins Thistle Farms as Director of Café & Hospitality
Dana served as a volunteer and strategic advisory to Café leadership - encouraging and consulting for the past three years before agreeing to formally join the team. 
Announcing Our Graduating Class of 2021
Every spring, we celebrate some of the strongest women we know: our program graduates. This is our 21st graduation - a milestone we could not have reached without your support.
Expansion of Program Serving Incarcerated Survivors
A grant from the Tennessee Department of Corrections will enable us to double our program that helps survivors begin healing while still incarcerated. 
Thistle Farms Opens Safe House in Nashville
This new home is the first in First Middle Tennessee to provide short-term, emergency housing for trafficking survivors. 
9 Global Shared Trade Partners Receive Relief Grant
Funding offset revenue loss due to the pandemic, and supported artisan and community well-being, product financing, village sanitation, and eco-sustainable projects.
Announcing Our Graduating Class of 2020
We could not be more proud and hopeful for each of our 9 graduates. 
Practical Love in Action
We are thrilled that The Café is partnering with Second Harvest Food Bank to prepare 1280 lunches per week for 256 for children with families facing hardship due to COVID-19. 
Thistle Farms COVID Response
While coronavirus changes so much about our daily lives, it can't quarantine the things we cherish deeply at Thistle Farms - healing, justice, and love. 
Thistle Farms Launches Phase II of Growth Campaign
Largest individual gift in our history will seed the strengthening of our infrastructure and expansion of our programs and social enterprises.