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The Horseshoe Market
Part II

The Horseshoe Market seeks to cultivate a vital community of local artists, designers, handmakers, collectors and entrepreneurs. By offering vendors a supportive environment to sell their goods, the markets have become a venue where small businesses grow and the community has the opportunity to engage with the maker while also supporting our local economy. The BE Stories highlighted some of both the vendors’ and the market’s attendees’ stories – click on the link under each … CONTINUE READING

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The Horseshoe Market
Part I

The Horseshoe Market seeks to cultivate a vital community of local artists, designers, handmakers, collectors and entrepreneurs. By offering vendors a supportive environment to sell their goods, the markets have become a venue where small businesses grow and the community has the opportunity to engage with the maker while also supporting our local economy. The BE Stories highlighted some of both the vendors’ and the market’s attendees’ stories – click on the link under each … CONTINUE READING

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Ali DeJohn

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A friend introduced me to the Makerie when I first moved to Denver, and I was instantly intrigued by the idea. I loved that this beautiful retreat was created with the sole intention of giving people the time and space to just be creative. I truly believe that everyone is creative, some just give more time and energy to it than others. Now here was something that was saying – take the time. Take the … CONTINUE READING

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Kim Nemeth

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When Kim Nemeth signed up to be an AmeriCorps member and move to Walla Walla, Washington after graduating from The College of Wooster she had no idea that it would eventually lead to her starting her own weaving business. Fast forward ten years later and she would make the leap to create Woven (by Hand), a small artisan business focused on “handwoven wearables using traditional patterns, but with a focus on textures and color … CONTINUE READING

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