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Friday, September 1, 2017

September at the Market

Saturdays 8am - Noon. 38 Hill St. Roswell, GA
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September marks the introduction of autumn- tree foliage will rust at its edges, apples will soon replace peaches at the farmers market, and Buice Farms will have mums in a couple of weeks!

This month, we're cooking up more chef demos and hope to schedule more morning exercise classes. Keep an eye on this newsletter and our Facebook for updates.

Our "Ask an Artisan" this week features Sherri of Absolute Southern Jewelry. Scroll down to read more. Find Sherri and all our vendors this Saturday from 8am to noon at Roswell City Hall.
Available this week:
  •  Arugula, beans, carrots, corn, cucumbers, kale, kohlrabi, Niseko turnips, okra, peppers, radish, salad mix, squash, swiss chard, tatsoi, zucchini.
     
  • Live plants including but not limited to: basil, cabbage, elephant ears, kale, lantana, mustard greens, parsley.
     
  • Bacon, beef, chicken, duck, eggs, pork cuts, shrimp, and sausage.
     
  • Baked goods, farm fresh flowers, honey, dog treats, and much more....
These vendors are scheduled to attend Saturday's market.
Produce and Meat vendors:

Buice Family Farms
Mountain Earth Farms
Clark Fresh Cut Flowers, Produce
Her Garden and Produce
Heritage Farms
Farm 2 Market GA
Levity Farms

Artisans:

Indigo Bath and Body
Art Center West
The Sharpening Shop
Calyroad Creamery
Sew Cool
Southern Rust Co.
UpCountry Camp

Community Partners:

St. Peter's Place Anglican Church
You Lucky Dog Rescue
Keep Roswell Beautiful
Roswell Fine Arts Alliance
Roswell Historical Society
Bakeries and Other Goodies:

GG's Fine Foods
Pop's Produce
Julian's Lemonade
Bee Wild
Roswell Chocolate Company
Olea Oliva!
Bistro To Go
The Flour Artisan
Paula's Zzerts
Paw Prints Dog Treats
Georgia Popcorn
Sabor Provisions
Diana's Specialties
Choripan Sausage Co.
Anisa's Secrets
Lako Chiropractic

With Music From:

Craig Gleason

Sherri Schreiner
Absolute Southern Jewelry


Based in Woodstock, GA. Find at RFAM on the City Hall side, next to the stairs.
  • Timeless Style: "I love selling jewelry that is affordable, looks great and that is made of great quality materials. I sell a lot of simple, minimal, unique items with a timeless vintage style."
     
  • At the Start: "It seems like it was yesterday that I got this crazy idea to start making jewelry. I love wearing and shopping for jewelry. What I dislike: a simple and chic piece of jewelry that breaks the first time I wear it. I tend to be picky about what I spend my money on.

    I started to take a closer look at the costs that go into making jewelry. First I bought a few things from here and there. When it all arrived at my house, I realized, 'oh I need this or that to finish the piece'. Getting started was a bit of a sticker shock.

    When I started making my own jewelry, I got the nicest compliments and people would ask if I could make them something. After making some close friends some fabulous-looking jewelry, I thought about selling as a business. First I listed a few things on Etsy and waited. Three months later, I made my first sale and jumped for joy! (One sell in three months is not a lot.) So I looked into local craft fairs and found that local people love my work!"
  •  Outside of RFAM: "I work in the digital mapping, IT, customer support field by day and make jewelry by night and weekend."
     
  • Lessons Learned: "If you don't have confidence in yourself and your work, you can't convince your customers to have confidence in your work. Don't be afraid to put it out there and get feedback. You never know what someone else's style is and they just might love your work."
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