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Address: Nokeokoummane Road | Mixay Village, Vientiane, Laos
Phone Number: 011.856.21.263.371
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Ranked #31 of 53 things to do in Vientiane
Type: Farms, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Mulberries Fair Trade Stores are located in central Vientiane and Luang Prabang old town. Our...
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Type: Farms, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Mulberries Fair Trade Stores are located in central Vientiane and Luang Prabang old town. Our Organic Mulberry Farm is located in Xieng Khouang province, just outside the city of Phonsavan. We're a short 20min drive from the historic Plain of Jars sites. Please come and visit our farm if you are traveling in the area, tours are available between 8am-4pm Monday-Saturday. For directions see our website.Our aim is to advance a economic, cultural and socially sustainable Lao silk and handicraft enterprise that improves the livelihood of the people we work with. An important part of our work is to ensure that our environmental, cultural and artistic resources are safeguarded for future generations. In purchasing products from Mulberries Fair Trade Stores, you will be supporting the economic livelihood of Lao village communities. You can help us to ensure that traditional skills and artistic designs distinctive to Lao culture are passed on to younger generations.
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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Stopped in to take a look at their large selection of handmade textiles (silk and cotton). Good quality, varied selection, reasonable prices. If you'd like a quality gift or souvenir, you can't go wrong here. You can also help yourself to a free cup of Mulberries tea during your visit.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

If you are looking for a knick knack to take home you might find something here. Red and Green Mulberry tea is ok. You can try before you buy.

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43 reviews 43 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

Very informative. Got to see the whole process of silk production from mulberry leaf to opening my wallet to buy a scarf :0)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2012

Located about 6km west of downtown Phonsavan, this lovely farm offers free tours. We went by bicycle, and were very impressed by the premises and the quality of the work they do there. On a tour you learn about the silk making process, meet some of the women from many different villages who train and work there, and even get... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2012

these kinds of initiatives need support! was interesting to see all aspects of the process and supporting them by buying products goes without saying

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2012

Excellent setting and fantastic handmade things to buy. Negotiate having your tuk tuk driver stay for an hour or so and them go back to the hotel happy as Larry

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Bali, Indonesia
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3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2012

We have spent 5 days working with Mulberries in order to realize a video about their project. The farm is organic & fair trade certified, they produce high quality silk and side products like silk protein packed cosmetics. We had time to really get to know the people by staying there a few days, learn Miss Kommaly's story, how she... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
13 reviews 13 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2012

Because we had the Mulberry green tea with our breakfast in Phonsavan we went to the farm a little out of town. The manager welcomed us with open arms and arranged a little tour through the farm. Our tourguide came right out the field and explaned us everything. He apologised for his English but he did a great job. We... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2011

Located just out of Phonsavan, the Mulberries Organic Silk Farm is a 45 hectare property dedicated to the revival and survival of all aspects of Lao silk production. Established in 1993, Mulberries’ mission is to “create income generating opportunities for Lao people in a socially and environmentally responsible manner” They have 17 of the 45 hectares under mulberry trees which... More 

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