Business Spotlight - April 2023 53212Marketplace Edition
Greeting Friends and Neighbors:
Did you know that May is National Small Business Month? Are you fretting about getting that perfect gift for Mother's Day? What better time to mark your calendars for a local entrepreneur and small business extravaganza coming up in the neighborhood!
Riverworks' 53212Marketplace: Mother's Day Edition is happening on Sunday, May 7th from 11:00 - 4:00pm at West River Collective, 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 those special women in your life. What's that you say? You already bought something for dear ol 'Ma? Good for you, pat yourself on the back and buy something extra nice for el numero uno, YOU!
Quench your thirst with libations from Amorphic Beer or specialty coffee drinks from Style Pop Café. Satisfy your hunger with grub from Don Pastor Food Truck. Browse the artistic and useful wares of local maker The Urban Craftsman. 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
Alquemia Holistica - vegan and medicinal body products with Earth's health in mind
Bathe Naturally - natural bath salts, body scrubs, soaps, facial masks, gift sets & more
Birdsong's "the oil people" - premium body oils, handmade incense, sage & more
Books from Sue - self-published books of poetry and other highlighted poets
Cassie's Natural Living - all things elderberry: syrup, teas, gummies and lemonades
Chase My Creations - racial justice t-shirts, sweatshirts, pet bandanas and crafts
Chelotzin - indoor plants, plant kits with high-quality soil, plant covers and hangers
Floral Prisms Art & Garden - vibrant handmade jewelry, knitwear, purses & accessories
Full Circle Healing - herbal bath and body products, pickled goods, jams, teas, and more
Gale's Jams, Jellies, Pickles and Relishes - locally-made fermented & sweet products
Gilfalo Art Design - creatively designed, hand carved and printed linoleum block prints
Girl of the 21st - framed art, pompom earrings, enamel pins, stickers & keychains
Lost Maps - map based artwork - framed/packaged prints, stickers, magnets & buttons
Makes Dead Scents - a variety of scented homemade candles made in unique votives
ME Design Studios - custom created t-shirts, sweatshirts, hats, art & other goods
Natural As Can Be Products - handcrafted skincare products & designer soy candles
Plant Based MKE - beautiful handmade pottery & macramé, and propagated plants
Rhubarb & Ice Ltd. Co. - handmade jewelry, sun catchers, pins, patches and more
Riverwest Co-Op Grocery & Café - local, organic, and vegan/vegetarian goods
Say It Louder LLC - screen printed t-shirts & hoodies, jewelry, totes and accessories
Tres Ojos - handmade and metaphysical goods with crystals, jewelry, candles and more
Two Is For Mirth - jewelry, watercolor and acrylic paintings, mounted weavings & more
Vadose Orchid - unique upcycled jewelry made from wood, newspapers/books, paint...
VISETTE - handcraft essential oil fragrances; roll-ons, sprays, giftboxes and more!
Xeroine Illustration - original artwork, prints and t-shirts, plus homemade resin jewelry