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HOLIDAY 2016 – HUDSON RIVER EXCHANGE. THANKSGIVING STOCK UP SHOP – Nov 19 – 26th ::LOOKING FOR:: makers + collectors of objects you’d want for setting a beautiful holiday table, great host gifts, and festively fall items.


::BOOKING FOR:: 10 All-Inclusive and 2 Co-Op Participants ::VENDOR RATES:: All-Inclusive $98+[20%Commission]* Co-Op $40+[2 shopkeeping days + 10%Commission]* 12 DAY TO CHRISTMAS SHOP – Launches with Winter Walk Dec 3rd – Dec 3-4, 10-11, 17-24 ::LOOKING FOR:: the best, well-crafted, unique and delightful ‘gifty’ items made + collected in the Hudson River Valley region.

Vancity Makers - Welcome to Vancity Makers. APPLICATION — crown flora studio. CROWN FLORA HOLIDAY MARKET 2016. Information – Exclusively Highlands. About Us - ArtisOn. ArtisOn is a not-for-profit organisation.

About Us - ArtisOn

We receive no funded support and aim to provide the best quality experience possible, at the most affordable price. Founded in 2010 by four friends who’d met when they worked together on a voluntary basis as part of the committee organising Masham Arts Festival, ArtisOn has become a bit of an institution. Designer Makers Market. VENDOR QUEENS to reside at Markham House for a two week long December market in the heart of the Annex. VENDOR QUEENS, a marketplace for makers, collectors & performers, has partnered with Markham House: City Building Lab, to create a vibrant space for over 20 entrepreneurs to nourish creative ideas and proudly present and sell their work.

VENDOR QUEENS to reside at Markham House for a two week long December market in the heart of the Annex

The partnership is in collaboration with The Centre for Social Innovation and aims to promote a shared vision of a more sustainable, vibrant and diverse micro-retail culture in Toronto, and ensure that, this season, all your shopping is LOCAL shopping! The market will take place for six days during two weeks of December: Saturday Dec. 12th and Sunday Dec. 13th: 11AM - 7PMThursday Dec. 17th and Friday Dec. 18th: 1PM - 7PMSaturday Dec. 19th and Sunday Dec. 20th: 11AM - 7PM. Pittsburgh Premiere of the Depressed Cake Shop. Join us for the Pittsburgh Premiere of the Depressed Cake Shop, an international pop-up bake sale raising mental health awareness one grey, sweet treat at a time!

Pittsburgh Premiere of the Depressed Cake Shop

Confirmed bakers include: 2 Local Girls – Pittsburgh, PAColangelo’s Bakery – Pittsburgh, PAEliza’s Oven – Pittsburgh, PAGluuteny Bakery – Pittsburgh, PAKara’s Couture Cakes – Buffalo, NYPrantl’s Bakery – Pittsburgh, PAVanilla Pastry Studio – Pittsburgh, PA The Depressed Cake Shop was born in 2013 when Emma Thomas, a creative director and public relations specialist in the United Kingdom, decided to create a unique (and delicious) platform to raise awareness and shine a light on the fact that one in four people will be face with a mental health issue at some point in their life.

Emma’s brief was very specific — the cakes had to be grey, but could have a pop of color to symbolize hope. Her astute intuition was that this would ensure that the concept stood out from the countless charity fundraisers that take place each year. Christmas Craft Markets - 2015. Our Craft Markets offer an exclusive showcasing and selling opportunity to designer makers from Birmingham, the West Midlands and beyond.

Christmas Craft Markets - 2015

With a track record for presenting high quality work from a range of disciplines, mac is an established market destination for the public, collectors, galleries and retailers to buy and commission the very best in unique crafts direct from the maker. This year’s Christmas Craft Markets are expected to reach 3,000 visitors each day and will take place throughout the building from the ground floor public spaces to the First Floor Gallery. Crafty Fox MarketHome. Local Authorities — LSD Promotions. LSD Promotions Ltd organise markets on behalf of Local Authorities, Town Centre Groups and Private Developers.

Local Authorities — LSD Promotions

The company is well known for providing regular visually attractive quality markets, with first class equipment, professional traders, and a high standard of customer care. LSD will selectively consider applications to develop new markets, or re-invent/manage existing operations. The regenerational benefit of quality markets is now widely recognised. LSD operate a ‘Premier’ service providing a complete management package, staffing, marketing, promotion, insurance, etc. Stratford-upon-Avon Market. Your central source to locate the best home décor shops, indie artisans, workshops, markets, fleas and unique finds Junk N Love District. Indie craft fairs in Canada. Photo, Jennifer Kornfeld.

Indie craft fairs in Canada

This ain’t your grandma’s bazaar — the new makers’ markets highlight the best in local and handmade, from covetable cushions made from upcycled coffee bags to chai-flavoured ice pops. It’s like watching Etsy come to life before your very eyes! They’re popping up across the continent, so check out an event nearyouthissummer. Calgary: Market Collective Created to build community through arts, the market showcases hundreds of artists and musicians—it’s basically one big arty party.

Don’t miss the kitschy photo booth: The theme changes each month — perfect for profile pics. A Division of Spruce Collective. FIELD + SUPPLY. Bits Of vintage. Shabby Chic Antique Farmhouse. New England Open Markets. Indie Craft Experience. Sydney’s First Picnic Market. About our Midsummer & Midwinter Fairs. Since the first fair in June 2007, venues in Kent have been chosen to reflect the magazine’s values: iconic Sissinghurst Castle Garden, bucolic Brick House Farm, gracious Hole Park Estate and the walled garden at Bedgebury Pinetum, have all played the part of backdrops for Wealden Times’ Fairs and proved to be idyllic settings.

About our Midsummer & Midwinter Fairs

Over 150 hand-picked exhibitors are featured selling contemporary and vintage home wares, garden accessories, fabulous fashion and jewellery as well as artisan produced food and drink. The popularity of the events means that the fairs are massively oversubscribed with companies wanting to sell their wares and the entry standards have been set very high. Exceptional quality, good craftsmanship, originality and fine design are all essential qualities of products sold at the fairs. Hay Festival Winter Weekend - 28-30 November 2014 in Hay-on-Wye. Forbes Welcome. Throw an etsy trunk show. - sfgirlbybay. 5 Canadian consumer trends to shape the future of retail. Canadians consumers are increasingly looking for healthy and locally made products, according to a new study from the Business Development Bank of Canada that identifies five trends shaping consumer behaviour.

5 Canadian consumer trends to shape the future of retail

The BDC study released Monday also looks at the increasing importance of the internet in decision-making, with half of consumers conducting an online search prior to buying. “It’s a look at how consumers perceive value now and it’s important for small and medium-sized enterprises to be aware of these trends to stand out in a crowded marketplace,” said Pierre Cléroux, chief economist for the BDC. The five consumer trends identified by the BDC are: The buy-local movement: Consumers are shopping close to home, looking for locally made goods and aware that buying Canadian-made may be a better ethical and environmental choice.

Rising health awareness: The aging population is becoming more aware of healthy choices in food, cosmetics and ergonomically designed products. American Made Market. The Guide to Hip North Carolina. Gather. Gourmet Trading Co. Stonewall Kitchen - Specialty Foods, Gifts, Gift Baskets, Kitchenware and Kitchen Accessories, Tableware, Home and Garden Décor and Accessories. Jonathan King - It all started with a jar of jam back in 1991, or so this story goes.

Stonewall Kitchen - Specialty Foods, Gifts, Gift Baskets, Kitchenware and Kitchen Accessories, Tableware, Home and Garden Décor and Accessories

Well, almost. I have a strong interest in horticulture and cooking. A friend suggested I sell my goods at the local farmers' market. Being of entrepreneurial spirit I decided to try it out. International Folk Artists Join the Global Internet Economy  Tomorrow, the Santa Fe International Folk Art Alliance will launch a program called IFAM | Online to train artists as entrepreneurs and accelerate their entry into the Internet economy. What makes this effort so unique is it combines yearlong training and mentoring with an online store that "strengthen(s) (developing country artists) capacity to expand their businesses, as well as provide (them) with a new source of year-round income.

" In the process, this effort becomes a pivotal effort in creating opportunities for developing nations to become part of the larger creative economy. As such, it represents an auspicious beginning to use the Internet to help transform the economy of more than half the world, and provide access to the growing market for creative goods and services. While the non-profit Alliance has provided a critical mass for the sale of the artists' work for the last decade, it has greatly expanded over the last few years. What's New — By Hand Consulting. The Opportunity — Alliance for Artisan Enterprise. Our Mission. HAND/EYE is the world's only journal dedicated to global creativity. With the help of talented writers and photographers from around the world, we focus on the work of artists, artisans, designers, and other creatives, unfettered by traditional definitions of art, craft and design.

Our Reason for Being In addition to spreading the word about great work, everything we do is meant to encourage and inspire our readers in their own creative practices and in their daily activities as conscious consumers. Our articles are useful as a sourcing guide for businesses trading in handmade goods, as research material for students of ethical and sustainable design, and as advance reading for world travelers. By keeping handmade traditions alive, and by embracing handmade innovation, HAND/EYE hopes to strengthen our species' design DNA so that we all live more expressive, satisfying, fruitful lives. Marketplace. Artist idea. A Brooklyn Flea Food Market. About The 2015 season of Smorgasburg will reopen the first weekend in April: Saturdays at East River State Park—Kent Ave. and N. 7 St. —on the Williamsburg waterfront; and Sundays at Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 5.

The new way to stay in a city. High-Tech Tradition: Artisanal Products from Socially Conscious Companies. In August of last year, Larry Downes and Paul Nunes noted in the Harvard Business Review that the internet, typically classified as a "disruptive innovation" (one that disrupts and displaces an existing market), has paradoxically helped revitalize traditional, artisanal crafts: "Today’s rich trade in heritage goods is happening because of disruptive technologies, not in spite of them. " E-commerce has allowed socially conscious companies to sell wares to a global market, consequently encouraging and protecting indigenous crafts, and here are a few companies doing just that. Previous image Next image. About Us. Marché aux Fleurs, Paris, France. The mention of Paris evokes romantic daydreams of hand-tied, paper wrapped bundles of flowers, chosen from buckets of blooms at an open air market stall.

Perhaps a quick stop on the way to grab a seat at a favourite café table. This romantic notion is made all the more dreamy when the flower market is found in the heart of Paris, just steps away from Notré Dame Cathedral and Sainte-Chapelle. On the Île de la Cité, in the middle of the Seine, you can find Paris’ oldest flower market. Butter Home — Home. ABOUT — INLAND. DIY Tissue Paper Art. TATTERED SUNDAY. Have you meet mavenhaus? Enchanted Forest Baby Shower. About — artists & fleas. Phoenicia Flea May 2015 Recap - ESCAPE BROOKLYN. ​Amazon poaches Etsy sellers for secretive new business. Pinterest And Instagram Utilize 'Buy' Feature As Amazon Utilizes Pinterest Shopping Stream. Kindred Grand Opening. Gather. Thecountrybrocante. Manifesto gets $326,600 grant to bring Freshest Goods Market online. Freshest Goods website launch.

PechaKucha. Visitors — Blossom and Bloom. Beachfront Twilight Markets.