Sunday, March 29, 2009

Etsy Day at FSAM

Our team has been invited to the opening day of the Fulton Street Artisans Market (FSAM)!

Sunday, June 14
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
$10.00 per artisan, for up to two market spaces

Market provides: permanently set up tables and structure.
What to bring:
• Shade: If you have an easy-up canopy, those work well. Most of the "regulars" at the market use a tarp and bungees. The tarp is attached to the market structure, and anchored to your vehicle. Vehicles can be backed right up to your space. The FSAM artisans are a friendly bunch, and will be more than happy to help you with this!
• Table covering: The market tables are used by the farmers market. They are a bit rough. You will want to bring a blanket or other covering. Please note that the tables are a bit sloped.
• Chair (many use a stool). The tables are a bit high.
• Money to make change

FSAM is an open air market at the site of the Fulton Street Farmers Market on Fulton and Fuller in Grand Rapids. It is a fun, laid-back venue and a great opportunity for people new to art/craft shows as well as experienced artisans. Many members of the etsywmi group participated throughout the season last year. FSAM is currently in a growth stage. We are busy making plans and putting organizational structure in place to really grow this market. I think it has a lot of potential, but we need lots of artisan participation to make this happen. It is our goal to make the market a West Michigan Sunday destination.

Please use the poll here on the blog to let us know if you plan to attend. You are also encouraged to leave comments on this post. As always, join us in the etsy forum for questions and discussion with members who attended last year.


Thursday, March 12, 2009

One of our own has been featured!

Check out this article in the Muskegon Chronicle featuring Rhonda of Geneva Girls Designs:

She also had a video - check that out here: