- SATURDAY NOVEMBER 14 ~ Walk-Up Farmers' Market at IX Art Park 9am-1pm LINK TO FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE FOR MORE INFO
- FRIDAY NOVEMBER 27 ~ The Frontier Culture Museum Artisan Christmas Fair 2020 9am-5pm *FREE and Open to the Public!* LINK TO FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE FOR MORE INFO
- SATURDAY DECEMBER 5~ Walk-Up Farmers' Market at IX Art Park 9am-1pm
- SATURDAY DECEMBER 12 ~ Walk-Up Farmers' Market at IX Art Park 9am-1pm
- SATURDAY DECEMBER 19 ~ Walk-Up Farmers' Market at IX Art Park 9am-1pm
Back in March I had a nice blog post written out for you and I was so excited to vend after my couple months off for January and February. Two days before the Maple Festival, it was canceled and I felt like this was a crushing blow. Never in my wildest dreams did I imagine the next 8 months would play out like they have. This is the longest I have even gone without vending in my 13 years of business. With our lack of good enough internet I have opted to homeschool my boys (6 and 7) this year which has left me with very little work time. But I am finally working out a good schedule and getting comfortable in my new space. I am so excited to be vending again between now and Christmas! If you cannot make one of these events but are still interested in shopping, feel free to message me to set up a time to come look at my location in Singers Glen.
THE SPRING HOUSE FINALLY DONE!!!!
If you follow me on social media then you may have seen my post about moving into my new space. Well the Spring House is FINALLY done! It's such a good feeling to be working in the studio of my dreams! I will have an open house sometime next year hopefully. ISN'T IT A WONDERFUL SPACE??
In February I applied and was accepted to be a co-op member at the WV Highland Artisan Gallery in Davis, WV. This gallery has been very busy and I am happy I joined as I have had good sales to get me through this rough time in small business. It's a beautiful drive out there and I don't mind getting out and working my days at the gallery. If you're ever out in Davis, check it out! Here's a link to their website.
I have been working with a friend who is on the board of a community organization in Harrisonburg called First Step: a response to domestic violence. The center helps women get out of abusive situations and gets them back on their feet. I am happy to be helping this organization with their fundraiser and when their site for sales of this is launched, I'll be sending you the link. I have donated my time and materials at cost for this beautiful bracelet for their fundraiser and we are hoping to sell them all!
Valley Small Business Development Center
I am currently in the process of applying for a grant through the SBDC for help transitioning my business to e-commerce. I need help (and capital) for the initial set up. And more time, I always need more time!! I am excited about this as I know that this is the direction that I need to go in with the current state of things. Looking forward to having an awesome online store in 2021!!