Local friends! Come visit me at a local market this fall & winter 2019. I'll be setting up shop at several locations over the next few months. I'll be updating this post with dates and locations frequently as I confirm things, so please check back here often.
At the beginning of May I set up shop at the Lowell Farm Market for their "I Heart Mom" event. And it was a blast! ( picture courtesy of The Farm Market's Facebook page ) This marked my first time ever selling handmade items at a market. Intimidating and terrifying, for sure. But also a very fun experience. My intention wasn't to sell a ton, but to learn as much as possible. Having one event under my belt, I feel more prepared and excited to sign up for more in the future. Back in the beginning of the year, I set three goals for my shop: 1) open an Etsy account and list at least ten items (done!) 2) sign up for at least one market/craft fair (done!) and 3) start blogging (done!). Only five months into the year and I've already checked everything off the list. Not too bad! So here's how it went. I registered for the event pretty late and only gave myself a few weeks to pull things together. Not the best idea, but I pulled through. It meant