Meet The Local's Fall 2019 Handcrafted Vendors
It’s here! The Local returns to Lake Walk tomorrow, Tuesday, September 24. Of course, we could not forget about our special artisan vendors that will be at the market this season. Learn more about our handcrafted vendors below!
Triple L Glamour Goat Co. returns to The Local this fall with her small batch, handmade, goat milk soaps and lotions. Hailing from a small family farm in Grimes County, Triple L first started as a way to help skin issues such as eczema. Who knows, one of Triple L’s Nigerian Dwarf milking goats may even make an appearance this fall.
New to The Local this season, Bruck Blacksmithing brings their unique copper and steel goods. From metal hooks, serving utensils, knives, and more, Bruck Blacksmithing enforces that The Local isn’t your normal farmer’s market.
Ever wanted to expand your pet’s wardrobe? Of course you have. This is where AussieCubed comes in. AussieCubed owner, Paige, began with a small college budget and a desire to expand her pet bandanas with other animal owners. These bandanas are cute, sleek, simple, and best of all, completely customizable. Paige’s passion and business name inspiration, can be found in the 3 Australian Shepherds she’s owned, Echo, Edge, and Ember.
Mother and son duo, Janet and Jordan, are the driving force behind Thimble and Needle Works. Janet’s interest in sewing, and Jordan’s liking of embroidery have led them to bringing their placemats, napkins, table runners, dish towels, pillows, and more to this season of The Local.
Local favorite, The BEE Community, returns this season with their variety of handmade goods. From soaps, earrings, t-shirts, hats, and more, there’s something for everyone from this great group of artisans. The BEE Community is a vocational program that provides a place of belonging, meaningful work, and lifelong learning for adults with disabilities.
Soulcraft Goods originated in 2012 with a mission of making quality products for your everyday convenience. Their original product line of lacrosse sticks, has now expanded to leather wallets, tote bags, keychains, and more. Soulcraft Goods also desires to help the world around them. Because of this, 10% of every purchase goes to your choice of a non-profit that either helps ocean protection, spreads the gospel, or combats human trafficking.
Heart-N-Paws brings their love of animals, and the special bond they bring to our lives, to The Local this fall. With a 4H background and a degree in Animal Science, Cheyenne, the owner of Heart-N-Paws, is very familiar with caring for animals. Now you can show your pet some well deserved love with their very own bow/bowtie, bandana, felt toy, or tasty treats from Heart-N-Paws.
Texas Essential Wellness makes their debut appearance at The Local this fall. A third generation Bryan, Texas native, owner, Renee Britten, stems from an agricultural and farming background. Bath bombs filled with essential oils, smudge sticks with locally sourced herbs, and Bermuda grass hay are just a few of the handcrafted goods Texas Essential Wellness will offer this fall.
SHIP International is a Bryan, Texas based non-profit with a goal of providing clean, safe dwellings and offering food, humanitarian aid, and educational opportunities to children and families in an impoverished neighborhood in El Salvador. This fall, SHIP International will offer hand sewn bags at The Local. Each bag is created by women in the El Salvador neighborhood that is seeking to make a living for themselves and their families. SHIP also has a resale store in Bryan, where proceeds help fund projects both locally and abroad.
You can find these vendors and more at The Local this fall. The Local will return on Tuesday, September 24 and will run for 12 weeks from 4 - 7 PM. Each market date will feature various vendors, live music, food trucks, and more!
Want to learn about the other vendors that will be at The Local? Read more here.
Please note: each vendor is not guaranteed to participate in every market date. Check our social media (@lakewalktx) for that week’s corresponding lineup. More information at lakewalktx.com/thelocal.