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Business Spotlight - November 2022 - 53212Marketplace Edition

Updated: Feb 22, 2023

Business Spotlight - November 2022 53212Marketplace Edition

Greeting Friends and Neighbors:

Did you know that November is National Entrepreneurship Month? Are you getting ready to support local businesses for Small Business Saturday this weekend? What better time to mark your calendars for a local entrepreneur and small business extravaganza coming up in the neighborhood!

Riverworks' 53212Marketplace: Holiday Edition is happening on Saturday, December 3rd from 11:00 - 3:00pm at 3700 N Fratney Street. The event is free and open to the public. Come out and support local businesses as you sip, stroll and shop for everyone on your holiday gift list!

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 and JMakin Jamaican Kitchen & Grill. 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

Brush Box - immersive art kits, vision boards and holistic wellness products

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

Danny Wilson LLC - small-batch and custom rings, bracelets and necklaces & décor

Digital Portrails - Wisconsin / Milwaukee map-based artwork, stickers, magnets & buttons

DNA Bath and Beauty Creations - handmade soap and body products, candles & jewelry

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

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

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

Melissa Dorn Studio & K8Kast - ceramics and fiber art, fishing spinners & ornaments

Misfit Flannels - upcycled and repurposed flannels, plaids and denim apparel & goods

My Serene Escape - spiritual products including intention jars, cleanse kits, jewelry & art

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 - vegan holiday chocolates and baked goods

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, décor & accessories

Say It Louder LLC - screen printed t-shirts & hoodies, jewelry, totes and accessories

Soul Brew Kombucha - locally-brewed kombucha, holiday gift bags & tasting certificates

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

Two Is For Mirth - jewelry, watercolor and acrylic paintings, mounted weavings & more

Vadose Orchid - unique upcycled jewelry made from wood, newspapers/books, paint...

Xeroine Illustration - original artwork, prints and t-shirts, plus homemade resin jewelry

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