Vendor Spotlight: Designs by Dawn

Dawn Conard started her jewelry business by making clip-on jewelry for purses. She called them Purse Bling and began selling them at her local farmer’s market in 2012. As happens so often when a talented person starts creating, one thing led to another. Now Dawn upcycles vintage watches & jewelry into timeless pieces that are … Read moreVendor Spotlight: Designs by Dawn

Vendor Spotlight: RosieJean’s Sweet Tea & Jesus

Kylee Julius named her inspiring business after her two biggest supporters.  RosieJean is an amalgamation of her grandparents’ names. “They are the sole reason I am the person I am today and I wanted to honor them,” she says. “I miss them and love them so, so much.” Kylee started her business with her husband … Read moreVendor Spotlight: RosieJean’s Sweet Tea & Jesus

Vendor Spotlight: Cut From the Same Cloth

Christy Libbert and her dear friend, Amanda, worked together for several years in hospital administration before they decided to start a boutique. Both women had to dress nice for work and loved boutique clothing. It didn’t take them long to decide they wanted to create a business where they could share their unique style at … Read moreVendor Spotlight: Cut From the Same Cloth

Vendor Spotlight: The Sweatt Shop

The Sweatt Shop features absolutely adorable pillows and pillow covers, baby blankets, bags, and minky bunnies, and it all started with a beginner’s sewing machine and the need for some pillows. Rebecca Sweatt had some leftover fabric from that personal project, so she made a couple more and listed them for sale online. “They sold instantly!” … Read moreVendor Spotlight: The Sweatt Shop

Vendor Spotlight: Nana’s Aromas

Ann Applegate has loved candles and their scents since she wasy very young.  “There’s just something about making your home smell wonderful,” she says. “Fragrances can take you back to a place in your past with just the first smell….walking in the door at Mammaw’s to smell her apple pie baking….helping Mom make her cinnamon … Read moreVendor Spotlight: Nana’s Aromas

Vendor Spotlight: Khristi’s K-9 Kookies

We know you love your dog.  And there’s nothing better than making that dog happy, right? That’s why we’re so excited to have Khristi’s K-9 Kookies as one of the incredible vendors who will be at Backroads Market on May 11 & 12. Khristi started her unique business twelve years ago. Being an animal lover, … Read moreVendor Spotlight: Khristi’s K-9 Kookies

Vendor Spotlight: Envision Designs

Envision Designs is bigger than just a couple of amazing ladies who make beautiful handbags.  Started in 2012, it is a part of First Chance Center, a non -profit that operates out of Paoli and serves adults and children with disabilities. Not only do they keep discarded fabric out of the landfill, 100% of their … Read moreVendor Spotlight: Envision Designs

Vendor Spotlight: Hoosier Sugar Daddy

Eric Enk has been making pure maple syrup on his family farm for years, but it wasn’t until a customer at his day job asked if he could make hickory syrup that he realized flavored syrups could be his thing. His first happy customer said that hickory syrup was the best she’d ever had. He … Read moreVendor Spotlight: Hoosier Sugar Daddy

Vendor Spotlight: Gypsy and the Dog

Kris Bustin has been in the antiques business for decades.  In fact, she’s had a booth at an antique mall for all that time besides participating in markets like Backroads. Gypsy and the Dog grew out of Kris’s desire to learn how to make cool clothes for herself. She had a ton of vintage concert … Read moreVendor Spotlight: Gypsy and the Dog

Vendor Spotlight: Forston Farms

Bob Forston has always had a curiosity of honeybees. He read and researched them and became fascinated with all things bees, so much so that he got two hives of his own. He gradually increased that number, but that first year the Forston honey harvest was 13 pints. Friends and family quickly took those and … Read moreVendor Spotlight: Forston Farms