Sunday, November 13, 2016

Handmade Holiday Sale Dec 10 from 4-8 pm - Vendor Profiles!

For those of you in our area, don't miss Little City Farm's annual 
A Little Bird Told Me Handmade Holiday Sale on Sat, Dec 10 from 4-8 pm. 

The line-up of vendors is exciting, with 10+ unique vendors making lovely handmade goods.  It's especially unique as each vendor tries their best to focus on eco-conscious goods, using organic, natural and upcycled materials in their work.  You'll find everything from home goods for the kitchen, to clothing, to woolen slippers, to toys and lanterns, to soaps and botanicals, to baked goods and chocolate truffles.

Here is a look at this year's vendors, with more updates coming soon.

A Little Bird Told Me Handmade Holiday Sale
Sat Dec 10, from 4-8 pm
Location: Little City Farm
508 Duke St West, Kitchener

Au Fil des Jours
Michelle & Cloe Morin
Au Fil des Jours is a mother and daughter team bringing you knitted garments, thrummed woolen mittens, and felted toys made from locally produced organic wool.  Find them on Facebook.

Green Garb
Charlotte Keeler
Green Garb takes once loved lambskin and leather garments and recreates them into cozy, soft moccasin style slippers with new wool tops for feet of all sizes from new baby to adults, your feet are sure to thank you for treating them to these all natural comforts. Leather and wool scraps are used to make unique jewelry, ornaments and small caricatures and toys.
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Home Sweet Home Baking
Maya Kliewer-Roberts & friends
Fabulous handmade organic baking, by fabulous young bakers!  All gluten-free and vegan - don't miss our delicious treats including our famous Lemon Snowstorm Cupcakes, gingerbread gnomes, and lavender shortbread.

Pottery by Esther Devries-Lasby
Esther Devries-Lasby
Esther produces a simple range of functional pottery intended for everyday use in your home such as cups, bowls, espresso and wine cups, milk pitchers and serving pieces.  An active member of the Waterloo Potters' Workshop, Esther has been making pottery for some time.  Pieces range from porcelain to stoneware.  Recently Esther has been pulled back to reduction fired shino glaze, but you will still find a variety of other glazes like celedon, satin white and blue in her range. Also new this year - ceramic kraut making crocks!

Homestead Herbals
Karin Kliewer
Handmade natural soaps, lipbalms, healing salves, herbal products and winter remedies (elderberry immunity syrup!). Made with organic pure ingredients for your optimum well-being, and our love of the earth.

Little City Farm
Karin Kliewer & Greg Roberts
Come browse our small but interesting selection of homesteading books & products for sustainable living! Also don't leave this sale without some of our homemade organic sourdough breads and wildharvested

Laura Osburn
Laura Osburn’s Line of wearable art called CLOCER, consists of found Wood such as Lilac and walnut, and rescued leather remnants. Using eco friendly finishes,paint stains and earth safe resin, she wants to provide you with a beautiful sustainable, product of art. Her artwork is created from her philosophy that there is hope for anything that seems fallen and forgotten, sometimes you just have to look closer.

Seed of Life Foods
Theresa Hanley
Gorgeous gluten-free vegan chocolate truffles and handmade energy bars.  Festive beeswax lanterns, soft woolen toys, and more!  More details coming soon.

Kates Tangled String / Hooray For Hannahs
Marzana Cegys / Kate Motz
Kate and Marzena make simple Waldorf inspired toys - tiny gnomes, colourful wool playmats and Waldorf dolls. Up-cycling where possible, and using only natural and organic materials, they bring little characters to a playable life with their own children. Their pragmatic projects include: yarn bowls, dryer balls, children’s dresses and pants. After the Holidays look for their endeavours on Instagram: @katestangledstring. And on Etsy: HoorayForHannahs. 

Capers and Cardagains
Jenn Lynes and Jane Lynes
Mom and daughter team together to make hand-sewn goods for the home, kitchen and self.  Reusable cloth table napkins, children's reversible aprons and capes, cards that can be used again - and more!

ALSO in the neighbourhood (just up the street from Little City Farm):

Mosaic Tile House at 164 Waterloo Street (corner of Waterloo & Duke) is having an evening open house Dec 10 from 4-9pm featuring unique handmade pottery, art and jewellery, up cycled clothing and baked goods.  Check out both sales when you come by!

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