Sunday, August 31, 2008

Some Etsy Pittsburgh Street Team members participated in this weeks AMHC’s Twilight Market organized by Market Manager Megan Cook of Urban Foodworks & the Farmers Market Alliance. A weekly venue held every Saturday from 3 to 7PM on the corner of Jacksonia & Buena Vista Streets in Pittsburgh’s historical Mexican War Street District, the market features local organic produce, baked goods & other handmade items.

Although usually a vendor at this event myself, due to unforeseeable babysitting issues, I was unable to participate in selling this week. Instead I decided to pack up my kiddos, hightail it out of the South Hills & head to the city for some culture, fun & shopping. We were not disappointed. Although we left the market rather abruptly due to a series of kiddo incidences (homemade ice cream spill, Soda from Belelza Coffeehouse + shaking = explosion, & the topper being a close call involving a parking motorcycle), we had a wonderful time!

East of Taos Trading Company sells some yummy salsa mixes, rubs & seasonings. My oldest kiddo couldn’t get enough of the samples (& hopefully didn't double dip too much)!
Cynthia of Third Day Luxury Soaps & Healing Gardens, LLC offers some lovely scented bath & body products that she makes from scratch using premium quality organic ingredients.
The Rise Above Bakery & Café, a local bakery located on Ardmore Blvd. in Forest Hills, has a mouth watering assortment of breads to choose from. My youngest kiddo, an extremely picky eater, loved the buttery French bread for sure!
The staple of the market! Locally grown, fresh & organic produce that’s excellent in quality, flavor & price! Yay for the AMHC!!!
Our own fearless & talented Team leader Lz of LzRocks aka Octarine, not only offers her fabulous wire wrapped, dichroic glass & resin jewelry but has become a skilled knitter! She’s also a self taught musician & serenaded us with her lovely ukulele!
Another talented Team member Jenn of Jenn Mack Fiberworks aka Hairycarrot, features her reconstructed clothing line at the market. I couldn’t resist buying one of her jeans turned awesome skirt. I’m seriously considering having her reconstruct all of my pants into these skirts!!!

2 comments:

hairycarrot said...

Seeing your kids was a fun time! I hope your photographs of the milky way turned out.

Palm Springs Savant said...

nice post. I found your blog when searchng for organic foods. Its great that they carry organic produce at that stand. I just wrote a post today about organic foods. stop by and say hi sometime!
-rick