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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.

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