New artisans have joined us and we are over the moon with the quality, creativity and love put into each and every one of their proposed products.
HERE is who and what you will find in our 3rd floor artisan wonderland!
Bella Grey, Jewellery design; Bella Grey jewellery grew from the courage, faith, and creative focus that were essential in facing and overcoming uncertain and challenging personal circumstances. Facebook:@BellaGreyJewelleryDesign
*LivinLove Patchware; Unique one-of-a-kind creations made exclusively, thoughtfully and intentionally for any occasion, setting or purpose. Facebook:@LivinLovePatchware
*Kate McLaren Pottery; The pottery she makes is easily recognised and distinctive for this evolving tree motif. Her favourite pottery expression is borrowed from an unknown author: “Science, art and serendipity intersect in the pottery studio.”
*Vita Bowen; Harvesting local willow to construct baskets and architectural installations, this area’s natural beauty fosters here creativity in weaving.
*Rita Rudo; Handmade natural gemstone jewellery, with a wide variety of gems, all sterling silver clasps and findings.
*Sticks and Stones; Construction and Cabinetry company. Lovely handmade, raw edge wood items, coffee tables, benches…Derek Mach(owner /creator) is also the one behind the gorgeous renovations of our Coffee Bar! Facebook: @sticksnstonesdzn
*White Barn Furniture; Beautifully handcrafted wood boards, made by a Meaford local, Jim McHugh.
*Wolf River Farm; Wolf River Farm is owned and operated by Kathy Hopson – a down-to-Earth lady with a knack for making things grow. Her offerings are varied and unique, from hot pepper salve to smudge kits, Kathy just does it all! www.wolfriver.farm
*White’s Wands; White’s Wands are created in Walter’s Falls, Ontario, Canada, by artists Julia White & Steve White and their kids Ariel & Jasper. Each wand is one of a kind and is carefully hand crafted from the trees on their land. www.whiteswands.com
*Dream by day; These whimsical, handcrafted dream catchers all made with recycled fabrics, Tamara Hibbard is an ingenious artist sharing the dream and healing through her creations. Facebook:@dreambyday
*West Rock Art Metal; Through the power of art ECO METAL ARTIST Ruta Wilson can move the hearts and minds of people to conserve for the benefit of all, not only in the ecological sense, but also aesthetically. http://westrockartmetal.com/
*Zaagi Soap; they are handcrafted in small batches with great care and love. Our soap is all-natural and vegetable based, bringing consciousness to cleansing. Facebook: @ZaagiSoapCo
*Juniper Botanica; from Seaforth, Ontario, has unique handcrafted products for Healthy Skin. Speciality products for lips&nails as well as Mom&baby. Facebook: @myjuniperbotanica
*The Woodlot; makes wooden goods out of the things found in their bush lot, a little bit of tree that you can take home with you! Facebook:@thewoodlot
Our Mission is to create a sustainable, vibrant, and INCLUSIVE, center for health.
Our methods to create this are: to secure a SUSTAINABLE and ATTAINABLE source to healthful organic, NON-GMO, and LOCAL foods, to facilitate the growth of a healthy COMMUNITY, and to integrate traditional, sustainable knowledge into our offerings, providing EDUCATION in all that we undertake.
Co-operatives: 7 Principles
1. Voluntary and Open Membership
2. Democratic Member Control
3. Member Economic Participation
4. Autonomy and Independence
5. Education, Training and Information
6. Co-operation Among Co-operatives
7. Concern for Community
*Shop (you can vote for local, organic food security with every dollar)!
*tell a friend about us! *join the co-op (OWN your own grocery store! We are run by the co-op members and owned by the members)! *volunteer (this is your co-op and it needs you)!