Entries by Ashland Artisan Emporium

Paradise Lost

By now, most of us have heard about the devastating fire that ripped through the town of Paradise, California on November 8th. The statistics are staggering. A week after the fire broke out, 56 people have been killed, 297 people are still missing and over 50,000 people have been displaced. The death count is still […]

Melody Miick-Hanna, #494

When you buy handmade you support a dream. My name is Melody Miick-Hanna and I was born here, in beautiful Ashland. I love being apart of this community, and having a booth space at the Ashland Artisan Emporium has been a true joy in my life. I have long dreamed of sharing my art with […]

Ashland Artisans Emporium Featured Vendor: Goods

Goods by Nicolette features beautiful, handmade items to make you and your community feel good. Gorgeous, handcrafted air-plant terrariums, art journal and planner pouch travel bags, hand sewn embroidery, yoga bags, multi-functional zipper pouches, and adorable gifts are all crafted by Nicolette in a small studio in Ashland. The mission of Goods is clear and […]

Michelle Lewis, Vendor 381

BFA artist and floral designer, clothing lover extraordinaire, and lifelong gatherer of all things ornamental My booth, 381, is literally jam-packed with unique items from the world of fashion.  You’ll find clothing, bags, purses, and seasonal necessities like outerwear, hoodies, pajamas and the like.  A fabric bin brimming with great fabric in small and large sizes can […]

Miss Molly’s Dog Gone Fun #126A

MISS MOLLY’S DOG GONE FUN originally opened in 2010 as a partnership of Vicki Bamman’s Miss Molly’s Pet Services and Colleen Shannahan’s Dog Gone Fun! Molly’s Doggie Daycare facility has since closed and Colleen is focusing on dog training. But in the meantime, the demand for unique and collectible dog accoutrements continues to grow. (FYI the namesake of […]

Season’s Greetings!

As we wrap up another year, all of us at the Emporium want to say THANK YOU to the hundreds of people that are either vendors or have shopped with us this past year. The many people involved with this organization are committed to bolstering the local economy and fostering the creative spirit within us […]

Featured Vendor: WS 127, Lughnasadh Lair

Greetings… My name is Raine and I own Lughnasadh Lair here in the Rogue Valley. There are 2 aspects of my business; one is your normal run-of-the-mill resale side with various restored and gently used items. The other is our more personal and passionate side with Handcrafted, New and Up-cycled Gifts and Collectibles. We value coexisting and the Earth above all else and we try to show it in the Metaphysical Supplies, Multi-Cultural and Multi-Faith merchandise we […]

Hello From Booth 429!

We are Meghan and David Moore, and we live and make art in Southern Oregon.  You can find our booth easily by going straight down the aisle from the front door, all the way to the back, turn around, and we’re right there! Meghan is an oil painter, and David is a leatherworker.  We make […]

To the Fullest- WS#176

I believe we are all born with inherent talents and gifts, paired with the desire to share these talents with others.  We shouldn’t deny our inner itches, but let them expand your life, “to the fullest”! I often longed to receive an invite to add my craft (dot-painted bowls) to someone’s space, but the opportunity […]

Scott’s Rock & Gem

Wandering off-trail in Oregon’s Siskiyou Mountains, owner Scott Blair began finding beautiful gemstones. Unknown to him at that time, he had also begun a business that would allow he and his wife Meesha to share a heartfelt connection with the natural world. Today Scott’s Rock & Gem displays an abundance of world-wide, aesthetic crystals and […]

Featured Vendor: #44, The She Shack and The Cave

Hi!  I’m Lisa and I’d like to introduce you to The She Shack and The Cave (Booths #44) at the Ashland Artisan Emporium! Two individual booths that share one booth number but offer two very different experiences.  I’m in charge of The She Shack while my husband Tim oversees The Cave. In The She Shack, you will find a variety of treasures […]

Shop Local, But Why?

It’s that time of year again, gift-giving season. As you compile your list of people to buy for and rack your brain for what to buy them, let us make a case for “shopping local”. We hear this term a lot, but have you really ever stopped to think about what it really means? Most […]

Featured Vendor: #424, ENCORE

The ENCORE booth at the Ashland Artisan  Emporium repeats the best of the past and helps new dreams emerge for today’s young women.  The booth features unique clocks remade from found treasures, beautiful repurposed vintage jewelry, and usable art from paintings made by high school students in Nakuru, Kenya.  Proceeds help fund a scholarship program for girls in […]

Featured Vendor of the Month: #385, Equamore Foundation

Proceeds from one of the newer spaces at the Ashland Artisan Emporium go directly to the Equamore Foundation, Oregon’s oldest nonprofit horse rescue, celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. The Equamore booth offers an olio of jewelry, handbags, accessories, small furniture, garden items, dishes, and bric-a-brac. Because volunteers operate Equamore’s space and all merchandise is […]

Ashland Artisan Emporium: Molly Deluca

This month we bring you Molly Deluca, a relatively new vendor to the Emporium. Her mighty wall space features many treasures to encourage health, well-being and positivity – from essential oils, to handmade loofah soaps, rice bags, handmade postcards to inspirational magnets. She is a beacon of light and takes pride in uplifting the human […]

Featured Vendor 404, Oregon Herbal Infusion

Oregon Herbal Infusion is a local business that empowers to heal naturally. We offer an organic line of all natural, handcrafted, herbal-infused products including: bath and body care, skin creams, teas, herbal smoking blends, capsules, herbal-infused lemonades, each designed with an intention. Whether to support the immune system, feminine health, mood, or detoxify, there is […]

Amy Godard

Amy Godard is an artist, craftsperson, farmer, and teacher. Born and raised in the Rogue Valley, Amy divides her time making, selling, and teaching art and farming the land. She is also an avid collector of vintage goods that she sells at booth #38 in the Ashland Artisan Emporium. In 2003-2004 she studied art, history […]

The Painted Boot, Bobbi Campbell

This month you really must stop in to see booth #264, The Painted Boot, curated by the amazingly talented Bobby Campbell! She has expanded her space, which is positively brimming with fabulous home decor, antiques, painted furniture, and as she puts it: “anything fun, one-of-a-kind and beautiful.” Bobbi is retired and is now able to […]

Greetings from Booth #156!

We are Jay and Sue Newman, the proud proprietors of NewmanImages Photography. We specialize in high-quality nature photography. It’s been an honor having a booth at the Emporium. We’ve been here since it opened in 2010. (Time sure flies!) This month is our annual spring sale! Everything is 15% off through the end of May. […]

Featured Vendor: #211, Ambrosia Books – Ashland Artisans Emporium

Featured Vendor: #211, Ambrosia Books Ashland Artisans Emporium Come visit AMBROSIA BOOKS, a world-class bookstore within a store, at the Ashland Artisan Emporium, 1670 Ashland Street, Vendor #211. Four booths are well stocked with about 7,000 quality, low priced, used and Antiquarian books. These booths are located in the back left corner of the store. […]