Author: kel

Crafty Queen Mama – Jessica Outridge

There’s some makers who make one thing well, and there are other makers that just make everything! Jessica Outridge aka Crafty Queen Mama is an urban homesteader who has set out to make, create, and craft wherever she can. From home canning to creative recipes, gardening and preserving to upcycling and homeschooling, Jessie shares it […]

Foster’s Fields – Carrie Foster

Foster’s Fields is based out of Hanover, Ontario and features the handmade soaps, soy candles, and other amazing products from Carrie Foster. Carrie’s creativity and expertise are evident in the high quality of the products that she makes and offers at local markets and from her own website. If you’re looking to add some scent […]

Huber’s Wildwood Farm – Olivia and Nick Huber

Huber’s Wildwood Farm is located just outside Holland Centre, Ontario. It’s managed by Olivia and Nick Huber and includes sheep, pigs, bees, and more. Using intentional care practices to honour the needs of the animals and land, the Hubers farm with passion and dedication which is obvious in the products they offer. The farm is […]

Timmer Werk – Will Daize

Will Daize is the creative mind behind Timmer Werk, a woodworking shop in Holstein, Ontario. From custom furniture to jewelry stands, Will combines his experience of wood working with metal craft to create one of a kind pieces that are varied and unique. Recently renovated, Will’s workshop showcases his imagination, diversity, and skill. When did […]

BocHord Bookbinding – Kari Bronaugh

Balancing craft, art, and function is no small task, but Kari Bronaugh from BocHord Bookbinding seems to have found the perfect harmony with her custom made hand bound books, journals, and art. Kari’s home studio in Owen Sound is a wonderful collection of paper, leather, and other book binding materials. She also shares her skills […]

Melanie D’s Soup – Melanie Dunkelman

Nestled away on a long dirt road in Annan sits the home of Melanie Dunkelman, known far and wide for her delicious soup. The secret ingredient of her soup is her garden, a bountiful beautiful space full of fresh fruits, vegetables, and spices. Her fresh ingredients are matched with a rich knowledge and history of […]

Gingy Dough – Joe Riley

There’s nothing quite like a fresh loaf of bread, except a loaf that is made with the skill and experience of a baker like Joe Riley of Gingy Dough fame. Far more than sourdough bread, Joe makes some of the most delectable desserts, pizzas, snacks, and other baked goods in the county. Based out of […]

Infinite Glassworks – Kate Civiero

Hand blown glass is a magical process to witness and I feel so fortunate to have met Kate from Infinite Glassworks who has clearly mastered the magic. Kate’s custom pieces are truly works of art and reflect the care and attention that she infuses into every unique piece. Offering workshops in her fantastic studio as […]

The Happy Beaver Company – Dierdre Barrett

The Happy Beaver Company features cold processed soaps and other body products handmade by Dierdre Barrett from her home in Markdale, Ontario. Her experience and creativity help produce these truly one of a kind goods that smell and feel just as good as they look. What inspired you to start making soap? Soapmaking from scratch […]