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Our Tea: For a tasteful beverage that boasts the added value of elevating our minds, vibrancy, and our spirit, tea is fast becoming found out for what it well and truly is—something of a delightful delicacy, yet so therapeutic. It really does tick all the boxes. From gourmet sachet teabags to loose-leaf, Rooibos, black tea, green, herbal & wellness teas you can rest easy in the confidence and originality that the signature “The Grateful Tea Co.” inspires.
Our Mission: Re-imagining the tea experience as a cupful of comfort, and an elixir of redemption, hope, and renewed vigor. One “cuppa” at a time.
Lucca Paperworks “vintage art rescue” greeting cards started after years of collecting vintage ephemera by Francine Katz and Peter Riches. In 2010, what began as an experimental addition to our Seattle gift shop, LUCCA great finds, turned into a wholesale line with over 300 designs. A favorite theme is animals, especially cats, acting as humans, which we find irresistibly charming and amusing. From our studio in Seattle, we print the cards to order (never any backorders!) on luxurious paper, with satin-like ink, bold color, and a presentation like a matted print that makes them perfect for framing.
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We make award-winning, creative confections using organic, fair trade chocolate and all natural ingredients. The Xocolate Bar (pronounced 'shocolate') is a Latina-owned chocolate shop in Berkeley, California. We find inspiration in the San Francisco Bay Area's melting pot of international cultures. We are a tiny crew of mixed heritage--Mexican, Chilean, English, Filipino, Colombian & Swiss to name a few. We love to travel, taste, experiment and create world class confections that appeal to many palates. As artists-turned-chocolatiers, we strive for beauty as well as deliciousness.
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North Carolina’s First Cocktail Bitters Company, established 2012.“For cocktails with or without suspenders.” Our cocktail bitters and shrub syrup concentrates are hand-crafted for both the professional and cocktail enthusiast. Crafted in small batches from 100% maceration in organic, non-GMO alcohol, with no glycerin, chemicals or dyes. Glass pots or wood barrels are used exclusively in the storage and aging of our products.
chemical & dye-free
use recycled and recyclable materials
made in the USA
Portland's most colorful, authentic, and empowering publishing house and distributor, Microcosm Publishing equips readers to make positive changes in their lives and in the world around them. Microcosm emphasizes skill-building, showing hidden histories, and fostering creativity through challenging conventional publishing wisdom with books and zines about DIY skills, food, bicycling, gender, self-care, and social justice. Microcosm has lived in milk crates, in closets, in a mud room, in a windowless basement, in a church, and under a desk at a major credit card company. We've brought our brightly colored books to infoshops, zine fests, media summits, bicycle conferences, parks, street corners, house shows, dirty bars, all night coffeeshops, art museums, and every corner of the mainstream where we can clear away a little space to set up shop. We set out to save ourselves from not caring, but out there in the margins we've found communities worth always doing it better for. Now we have contracts instead of handshakes, a warehouse instead of a fanny pack full of zines. We have a staff, we have relationships in the industry that send our books to places we wouldn't have dreamed we could walk into ourselves. We're not as drunk or dirty as we used to be. But still, at heart, we've got this milk crate strapped to the back of a bike and we're riding wildly across town to hand you the book that might just be the one that saves your life!
We met when we became neighbors and our 3 kids became instant friends. After just a few months we knew we wanted to go into business together. We discussed so many different ideas and ended up merging them all into one to start Moonlight Makers on February 2nd 2015!
We built our website, bought and renovated our short bus and hit our first festival that May. We have spent weekends going to Events and Shows with the bus ever since! Online orders kept us busy shipping during the week, screen printing on our kitchen counters kept us busy at night. We started drawing more and more designs and launched our brand into the wholesale market.
During Christmas 2016 we hosted a Seasonal Pop-Up Shop in Downtown Asheville, NC and we loved the feeling of having a store! We hired our first help, took our screen printing setup out of our kitchens, our warehouse out of our basements and fell completely in love with having a location and a growing team. On Halloween 2017 we moved across the street into gorgeous, old photography studio. As of Spring 2021 our products are in 1000+ Stores Across the Globe, we have 300+ fun designs, we love custom printing, we screen print everything to order by hand and we now have 6 kids between us!
At the intersection of feminism and pop culture, you will find BxE Buttons x StaciaMade. We are a wife and husband crafting power couple who design all of our own pins, patches, stickers, pennants, t-shirts, totes, decorative pillows, and socks.
Metuchen, New Jersey
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Big Moods offers high-quality and relatable stickers! Including mental health stickers, vine stickers, travel stickers, LGBT stickers, dog stickers and more! Our mission is to provide great products that make people happy and support an important cause.
A portion of our profit is donated to ActiveMinds.org, impacting Mental Health education, research, advocacy, and creating a lasting change in the way mental health is talked about and treated in society.
Sterling Heights, Michigan
portion of profits donated
In 2019, after I was laid off from my job in information technology, I decided 23 years in tech was enough. Luckily, my husband was in a similar frame of mind. We sold our house in Asheville and moved back to my family home in rural Morganton NC.
Fig and Owl Studio is my new venture. I converted my Dad’s detached garage into a ceramic studio and committed to improving my craft. Working everyday in the studio has really improved my work. I’m so excited about this new chapter of my life!
NC based artist
Olive & Sinclair is Tennessee's first and only bean-to-bar chocolate company. Slow-roasted and stone-ground, O&S was founded in 2007. O&S takes pride in their take on bean-to-bar chocolate known as Southern Artisan Chocolate™. O&S Chocolate begins with stone-grinding cacao, inspired by the method used for stone ground grits, using melangeurs (stone mills) from the early 1900's. Only pure cane brown sugar is added for a robust flavor and slow sweetness that is definitive of Southern Artisan Chocolate™. The concept has continued to define itself with the invention of buttermilk white chocolate, aging cacao in bourbon barrels, Duck Fat Caramels, collaborations with other Southern makers such as Allen Benton for our Smoked Nib Brittle and more!