Vendor Spotlight: Sis & Birdie

Carly Young-Bolander started Sis & Birdie last year after her father passed away.  It was an emotional outlet as well as a way to take her mind off things.  Eventually, her mom got involved and it became an outlet for both of them.  Nowadays Mom is just as passionate about the business as Carly. Carly … Read moreVendor Spotlight: Sis & Birdie

Vendor Spotlight: Glassy Creations

“Crafting is relaxing for me,” Margie Delph says.  “I love junking to find unique or pretty items to use.” And we love her for loving it.  Because she makes some of the cleverest, most beautiful garden art we’ve ever seen. Glassy Creations started out of Margie’s love of crafting for herself.  She had a collection … Read moreVendor Spotlight: Glassy Creations

Vendor Spotlight: The Bath Lab

From a young age, Josh Ray was always trying to further himself and do the next big thing. At 13, he started his first business, The Bread Basket, where he made and sold homemade breads and cakes.  By the age of 14, he had taken up clowning and did children’s birthday parties and festivals complete … Read moreVendor Spotlight: The Bath Lab

Spotlight: Behind the Scenes at Backroads Market

We love spotlighting the people involved in Backroads Market beyond just the three of us.  Sure, we work hard to make each Market an event to remember, but there are plenty of people who work behind the scenes with us to make Backroads Market a success. The next Market is coming up fast.  We’re doing … Read moreSpotlight: Behind the Scenes at Backroads Market

Vendor Spotlight: BaerDen Primitives

The cute name is because Vivian Baer is the artist behind BaerDen Primitives, and when we say artist, we mean Holy Wow! Vivian has been making BaerDen Primitives products since 2008. In 2015, she started doing open air events, festivals and farmers markets full time to make up the finances her lost when her husband … Read moreVendor Spotlight: BaerDen Primitives

Vendor Spotlight: Wired, Fired, and Vintage Inspired

Gloria Schotter has been an art fiend since she was a child. In her own words, “There is nothing better as a child than the smell of a new box if Crayola 64 with the sharpener in the side!” Backroads Market couldn’t agree more. As for making jewelry, it’s been a long journey with lots … Read moreVendor Spotlight: Wired, Fired, and Vintage Inspired

Vendor Spotlight: Heart of Glass by Jan

Jan Ashabranner has been a maker all her life.  But it wasn’t until last year when she visited a market herself that she found her true calling.  Lucky for us art-loving buyers, she saw someone at that market making art from broken glass.  After watching for a few minutes, she realized she could make art … Read moreVendor Spotlight: Heart of Glass by Jan

Vendor Spotlight: Linda’s Soap Shop

We love our vendors, and we can’t wait for you to get the chance to meet them at the inaugural Backroads Market on October 7, 2017. Because we want you as excited about the Market as we are, we’ll be introducing you to several of our vendors leading up to the big day. Our very … Read moreVendor Spotlight: Linda’s Soap Shop