Entries by Ashland Artisan Emporium

Ashland Artisan Emporium Celebrating 9 Years!

The Ashland Artisan Emporium, nicknamed “AAE” or the “Emporium,” is inviting you to their annual storewide sale and anniversary party being held Saturday, November 9th! This occasion will mark their ninth year in business and serve as the official yearly kick-off to amazing local holiday shopping! Explore over 180 individually curated booths, artfully offering everything […]

Vendor of the Month: #322 Kerry Hofsess of Chloe’s Kitchen

Hi, I am Kerry and my booth at the Ashland Artisan Emporium is Chloe’s Country Kitchen. Chloe’s Kitchen sells vintage kitchenware. The purpose of the booth is to provide vintage kitchenware at a reasonable price. It specializes in cast iron skillets, and griddles. These have been cleaned and seasoned be me and are ready to cook with. The booth also features bowls, […]

Leslee Freeman, Featured Vendor #500

A handful of you may remember me, Leslee Freeman. I had a wonderful estate liquidation business here in Ashland for years. Now at the age of 75, I have a micro expression of all my previous business ventures. It is a great space in Ashland’s most fairly priced collective, full of unique decorative items – […]

Ashland Vintage Goods

As a long standing retailer in the Rogue Valley, Debbie Winmill’s Ashland Vintage Goods, formally Roadside Relics in Talent, has moved her collections into themed booths throughout the Emporium. Looking for vintage clothing and jewelry? Western wear and collectables? Vintage linens? Kitchenwares? Artwork and small furniture? There is something for everyone! All booths have new inventory weekly. […]

Lughnasadh Lair

Greetings… My name is Raine and I own Lughnasadh Lair here in the Rogue Valley. There are two 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 […]

Featured Vendor: Ambrosia Books, #211

One of our longest standing vendors is Ashley Offill of Ambrosia Books, #211. With six large booths of space, he has packed in over 7,000 used books, as well as thousands of CD’s, LP’s, and some home décor. We are proud of this little “world-class bookstore within a store”. This hidden gem is a well-known […]

Featured Vendor #376: Angel Morgan, PhD

Dream psychologist, author, and interdisciplinary artist Angel Morgan, PhD is founder and director of Dreambridge (theDreambridge.com), Global PhD professor at Sofia University (Sofia.edu), and Oregon’s regional rep. for the International Association for the Study of Dreams (iasdreams.org). When Angel’s two children were little, she was a Waldorf class teacher in Los Altos, California. Since 2006, […]

Featured Vendor: #519, Hilltop Music Shop

Hilltop Music Shop is back in Ashland, at the Ashland Artisan Emporium!  Two years ago, Hilltop Music Shop moved from its small Ashland beginnings next to The Bookwagon to a much larger location in Phoenix, which has expanded our business possibilities in amazing new ways. However, we frequently hear from our Ashland customers how they wish we […]

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 […]