Business Spotlight - April 2022 - 53212Marketplace Edition



Business Spotlight - April 2022 53212Marketplace Edition



Greeting Friends and Neighbors:


The 53212Marketplace: Mother's Day Edition is happening this Sunday, May 1st from 11:00 - 3:00pm at 3700 N Fratney Street, home of Amorphic Beer. The event is free and open to the public. Come out and support local businesses as you sip, stroll and shop for the perfect Mother's Day gift!


Quench your thirst with libations from Amorphic Beer or coffee and other beverages from Kuumba Juice & Coffee and Style Pop Café. Satisfy your hunger with grub from Don Pastor Food Truck, Clarke Street Sausage Co., and the Riverwest Co-Op. And, of course, fill up your shopping bags with amazing body products, candles, textiles, art, jewelry, specialty foods, plants, books and more! Check out the list of vendors below for a sneak peak of all of the local goodness you can expect.

 

Check out all of the vendors on our 53212Marketplace website!

A & M Local Provisions - handcrafted fermented hot pepper sauce & seasoning blends Barbara J Bythell - original drawings on paper and wood, and other homemade goods Bathe Naturally - natural bath salts, body scrubs, soaps, facial masks, gift sets & more Birdsong's - premium body oils, handmade incense, sage, anime t-shirts & more Books from Sue - self-published books of poetry and other highlighted poets Bronze Box - carefully curated gift boxes with products from black-owned businesses Cassie's Natural Living - all things elderberry: syrup, teas, gummies and lemonades

Chase My Creations - racial justice t-shirts, sweatshirts, pet bandanas and crafts


Clarke Street Sausage Co - locally-made sausage sandwiches, and bagels


Digital Portrails - Wisconsin / Milwaukee map-based artwork, greeting cards & postcards


Flower Crowns Etcetera - flower crowns, crystal crowns & jewelry, and knitted products


Full Circle Healing - herbal bath and body products, pickled goods, jams, teas, and more


Griffin's Grain-Free Goods - grain-free, gluten-free, vegan cookies & take-and-bake kits


IV I IV Ceramics - handmade ceramic art, bowls, plates, mugs, and other housewares

Jamaican Fairtrade - 100% Blue Mountain Coffee in whole-bean, ground, or K-cups


Krazy Kastle Palace - homemade body salts, sugar scrubs and candles


Makes Dead Scents - a variety of scented homemade candles made in unique votives


MKE Artist Group - original artwork from local neighborhood artists


My Backyard Jam - vegetable seedlings, small potted herb gardens & crocheted goods


Natural As Can Be Products - handcrafted skincare products & designer soy candles


Natural Nzuri's Zuri Skincare- homemade hair & skincare products, & scented candles

Riverwest Co-Op Grocery & Café - vegan baked goods and local consignment items


RIVERWEST GROWN - garden and houseplants, air plants, bamboo, pots & accessories


Rooted MKE - children's collective hub featuring BIPOC & LGBTQ+ children's books


rubbishREMADE - upcycled handmade bags, household items, decor & accessories


SB Resurrected Gifts - framed artwork, plate stands, shelves and tea sets


Seven Sisters Trading Co - fair trade, handmade jewelry, clothing and home décor


Style Pop Café - coffee and specialty coffee drinks, craft creamers and coffee gift sets


Tres Ojos - handmade and metaphysical goods with crystals, jewelry, candles and more

 

30 Stories for 30 Years: This year marks 30 years of Riverworks Development Corporation's efforts to support residents and businesses in Harambee, Riverwest, and the surrounding communities. We have been honored to be at the table with a great variety of local and national partners and supporters, and look forward to continuing to serve this community with you all for many years to come. Please follow along with us throughout 2022 as we share stories and memories from the past three decades.