Aesthete Tea is a Woman, QPOC owned organic loose leaf tea and herbal blend brand. Founded by Briana Thornton in 2017, Aesthete Tea maintains a strong mission to know their farmers and source from individuals and collectives that share the same values in quality, ethics and health.
From Egypt to Switzerland to California, Alshiref have spent most of his life traveling and exploring different cultures and people. Now, Alshiref has found a home in Portland, starting Alshiref Design & Print, specializing in Portland-inspired apparel design, and logos for print. As an illustrator, graphical designer, and photographer, everything is printed and designed in Alshiref’s St. Johns studio.
Amy Reader is a fiber and installation artist creating fiber based jewelry, wallhangings and embroidery kits. Her wall hangings are freeform creations and here jewelry is vibrant and organize, both evoking nature.
Brad Lamoureux is Portland-based carpenter by trade who found his creative outlet in pottery. As a founding member of the Sequence Collective, a collective who serves artists with full-time jobs, Brad’s pottery combines architectural lines with reality-driven function. All of his pieces are wheel-thrown and hand built.
Growing in Haiti, Elsy was always in the kitchen. Whenever Elsy’s mother started cooking, Elsy would always be there helping her with various chores. After a six-year-long struggle with digestive issues and a colon surgery, Elsy started Creole Enterprises as way to share to the community what she has learned about overcoming health challenges through simple eating choices. Through Creole, Elsy hopes to provide allergen and chemical free, plant-based products with rich flavors, all while staying true to Elsy’s Haitian roots, culture, and background.
Cafe Diaspora's mission is to bridge the gap of no job to first job experience. Providing on-the-job skill and English training. They are creating a safe space for the refugee and immigrant community where they can break out of their isolation, grow in confidence and thrive.
Elizabeth Rohloff is a milliner and clothing designer with sustainability at the forefront of her work. Her designs resonate with contemporary style, a hint of vintage sass, urban attitude and street smart style.
Color, Pattern and Texture are three words that describe Frankie & Coco, a design studio specializing in modern bags, accessories and housewares. With a stack of vintage fabric, her grandmothers sewing machine and a handful of simple sketches, Maya began meticulously handcrafting functional and beautiful products that are joyfully exuberant, yet relaxed.
Genesis of Graphic Anthology is passionate about creating thoughtful, joyful products just for you. Everything you see on this website is designed and printed in the USA on recycled papers with a kindness first policy: to you, their vendors, and the environment. She believes this results in beautiful, quality products that make you feel good.
Guachitas Creation is a mother daughter production. The brand is immigrant owned and proudly Mexican. They create one-of-a-kind beaded work and sewing creations. Reach out to Yuri on Instagram to custom order earrngs to match your favorite outfit!
David Van Overeem developed a unique line of sauces inspired by his diverse family background merging Indonesia, Dutch and Mexican cultures. HAB is also a blending of artistic genres and each labels is designed differently, sometimes in collaboration with other artist.
After 30 years of apparel design and leadership experience at brands like Nike, Adidas, Levi Strauss & Co., Angela Medlin decided to turn her passion project into a full-fledged artisanal dog product brand. As dog lovers, House Dogge creates products the express kindness, while prioritizing fun, minimalism, comfort, and eco-consciousness. The brand has been featured on Better Homes & Gardens, Design Milk, and most recently, on Oprah’s Favorite Things of 2020 list.
Sarah Zareeh of Ishq Skincare handcrafts each of the sustainable organic products herself largely with locally-harvested ingredients, many of which she grows herself! Have questions about your skincare routine? Connect with her for a one-on-one consultation that will revolutionize your skin.
Joey Rose Cardoso is a locally based-artist and designer who speciailizes in making wearable sculptures. Just Joey Rose’s line of jewelry are all made from a combination of leather, bone, and other organic materials that reflect the relationship between the body and natural world. She hopes to redefine the meaning of jewelry through this collection of wearable art, reflecting a sense of playfulness the effortlessly bold.
Born in Mexico City, Kanela Loranca is a sustainable concept designer living in Portland, and working on a slow fashion movement where the focus is quality over quantity. She says “Life is too short to be bored,” and experiments with prints and textures from painting techniques.
Imagineer of parent and child goods. Both of Nanami's grandmothers were homemakers and seamstresses. Nanami enjoys sewing because it brings her closer to her history and future. She now designs and builds reusable alternatives to throwaway culture from her home in Portland, Oregon.
Lilia Berenice Hernandez Galusha is an artist, storyteller, and designer with an MFA from Oregon College of Art & Craft and Pacific Northwest College of Art. They believe stories give them a better sense of humanity and a better understanding of others and themself.
Mathilde learned cooking in her mom’s cook shack, high in Haiti’s mountains, and refined her recipes at a popular eco-lodge. In 2016, she moved her family from Haiti to Portland to start a soon-to-be award-winning food cart serving the flavors of the Caribbean.
A passion for social justice and artistic design inspired the creation Mimi’s Fresh Tees. People want to make sure others know who they are, and where they stand, without uttering a word. Kamelah Adams, also known as Mimi, is excited about helping everyone wear their truth!
Mirus Toys strives to create educational toys that combine science and art. Their focus is to create toys that are inspired by nature and are not only educational but are beautiful. Mirus Toys are heirloom pieces, meticulously designed and crafted with attention to detail.
Noticing the heavy taste of processed sweeteners in commercial granolas, Nora wanted something healthier, something where you could actually taste the toasted nuts and grains — so she created her own. Over the past 20 years, Nora has been developing and perfecting the recipe for her slow-roasted, high-fiber granolas.
Founder Reeba Daniel of R&ARIE is answering a call to action. She is determined to collaboratively build a holistic self care system powered by manufacturing small batch, minimal ingredient spa products ,small business collaborations and network.
In order to bring their customers the best possible products, Rustek makes their wooden phone cases, skateboards and longboard in house and by hand in their mobile shop trailer. And, while not everything can be handmade by two people in a trailer, they collaborate with craftspeople of the maker community to bring the best possible collection of handcrafts to you!
Shop Laura Lillian is a passion project by Cobie Potesta featuring a collection of handcrafted polymer clay earrings. Contemporary shapes and vibrant colors take center stage are often present in her work.
With its history dating back to 1884, The Beebe Company were dealers of equipment for the shipping, sailing and fishing industries of the Pacific Northwest. Today, The Beebe Company specializes in stylish universal phone mounts for cars, bikes, and motorcycles, daily carry, and travel.
Thread & Whisk is a small-batch culinary product company co-owned and operated by Carey and Meri. As the designer and maker, Carey is the thread of the duo, reminding us that great days are a series of well-spent moments all stitched together. Meri, the chef and journalist, is the whisk, nudging us to whip a little air into the cream to make it worthy of a celebration. Together, they make beautiful tools designed to enhance your cooking and making endeavors, like these culinary totes!
Truce was created out of founder Luke’s passion for environmentally responsible design and manufacturing. While repairing sails and making boat covers at North Sails Oregon, Luke learned to sew industrial-grade fabrics and discovered the loft’s scrap bin — his first source of material for crafting bags. Over the years, Luke has built up a supply chain of materials, like old sailcloths and drysuit fabrics that would’ve otherwise been discarded, to repurpose and construct Truce bags. Luke enjoys the fact that there is a history behind every textile and no two bags are alike.
Wapato Island Farm is a certified organic, woman-owned, 32-acre farm located on Wapato Island (Sauvie Island) in Portland, Oregon. They are committed to utilizing and teaching folk herbalism and farming practices to rediscover ancestral traditions and honor the Earth. They offer farm-grown herbal remedies and skill-sharing workshops that honor plants, traditional wisdom and folk healing practices to build community and foster cultural resiliency.
Wild by Design founder Roxy Schultz has loved art and creating for as long as she can remember, especially mixed media and jewelry making. Roxy started incorporating live elements in her art work a few years ago, and from that sprouted her love for preserving flowers and plants and incorporating them into jewelry.