Yesterday was the first Makers and Growers Market and it was amazing. Everything went so well, all the work we did to get ready and make connections completely paid off. The weather was nearly perfect – the sun was out most of the time… there were a few crazy wind gusts that caused the tents to leave the ground for a moment, a potting stand to blow over, and some of the metal yard art had a little fall – but no big damage. We started off with a bang when there was a car accident right in front of our property four minutes after we opened… I think everyone was okay, though and it was cleaned up pretty quickly.
We had 10 booths with tons of awesome products, and we think there were between 200 and 300 shoppers throughout the day. It was so great to see friends and family and to meet so many neighbors and people passing through. Lots of fun stories were shared and connections were made. We even had several people asking to be part of the next market on May 25th.
I didn’t take a lot of pictures, and the ones I took weren’t great because I was busy chatting and selling and checking in with everyone… and trying to be responsible for my kids and property, too. Here are the ones I took and a few that I copied from others who shared pictures (Thank you, Wayne, and Heidi!)
Kris and Wayne’s booth is just past and behind Carson
Here are the things that we got to keep at the end of the market! 🙂
Thank you to everyone who helped make this a wonderful day! We’re already looking foward to and planning the next one on May 25th. We hope you’ll join us!