As the kid who once hand made everyone’s Christmas gifts, it’s only natural that Christy Ward’s passion for creating and making things by hand would spill into her adult life.
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After a decade of working in the beauty industry, with experience that ranged from product development to brand management, Kristi Moe decided she was finally ready to go out on her own with Zodica Perfumery.
Growing up in a small town on an island in The Philippines, Isadora Alvarez always knew she wanted to work in fashion and own her own business, but had no idea how to get there. Her commitment paid off in the end and through years of education and learning the ropes, she launched Back Beat Rags.
Managing motherhood and a booming business means no two days are the same. For Ashley Owens of Black Sheep Goods in Nashville, Tennessee, that means taking every day in stride, admitting you can’t do everything all at once and accepting there is no set schedule or typical day— and she wouldn’t have it any other way.
May is jam-packed with holidays and events like Cinco de Mayo, Mother’s Day, Memorial Day and the closing of another school year. We’ve curated our favorite finds from Great American Makers to help make your May even more exciting!
To conclude our Earth Month celebration, we’re excited to introduce Liz Miller and Alex Dorsey, the duo behind Vulture Gear, a brand that offers apparel and accessories made from eco-friendly materials.
When many would-be entrepreneurs are brainstorming ideas and developing their business, they’re told to solve a problem or create something new. In the third installment of our Earth Month series, we’d like to introduce you to McKenna Howard of The Wild Sprout, one maker who embodies this mentality.
The first Earth Day celebration in 1970 began with students and activists around the United States stepping out in support of environmental reform. Today, nearly 200 countries celebrate the planet on Earth Day and have turned April into a month-long dedication to supporting conservation efforts.
Whether it’s the crack of the bat, the smell of freshly cut grass or enjoying a hot dog in the bleachers on a hot summer day, baseball has a special place in the hearts of Americans everywhere. And for many across the country, today is a national holiday: Opening Day for Major League Baseball. To ring in the new season,…