2018 Participating Vendors
40+ local Duluth-area businesses were at Glensheen on Saturday and Sunday, December 1st and 2nd, 2018.
Animal Allies offers a variety of high quality pet related products, including clothing, toys, collars/leashes, beverage containers, bumper stickers, pet food/treats, and beds. We use locally made products whenever possible.
We dream of working at a job we absolutely love. Anna Bailey had the same dream. So, she started Anna Baileying in October of 2015. It was a business focused on the three things she loved doing the most. Build.ing, Home.ing, Song.ing. She builds re-claimed furniture and art out of her garage shop, and sells it at boutiques in the twin ports and twin cities, as well as vintage shows across the state. She was also chosen to be a local artist for the West Elm, and you can soon find her designs and work at the Edina, Mn store. When her build.ing slows down, she shares DIY projects on her Home.ing blog. You can also find her at local bars and restaurants weekly singing and playing her tunes. She gives back all of her gig and tip money to community organizations in the hope of making a real and tangible impact in her city.
Bent Paddle Brewing Co. is a 30-barrel production craft brewery and public taproom. We use the amazing water of Lake Superior along with the talent of our brewers to make some of the freshest and most dependable craft beer possible. Our flagship beers, as well as specialty seasonal offerings, are available in varied keg sizes as well as 12 oz. cans to the retail market and in our taproom, the Bent Tap. It is our mission at Bent Paddle Brewing Co.® to brew craft beer with a concentration on sustainability for our business, employees, the environment and the greater community – all while “Bending the Traditions” that we encounter, for a more unique and interesting craft beer experience.
The Blue Heron Trading Company has been Duluth’s locally owned destination for cooking gear, local and imported specialty foods, seasonal décor, and more since 1985. Their popular cooking school has introduced students to many of the area’s favorite chefs and exposed them to new flavors and cooking techniques. The Blue Heron staff is looking forward to greeting Duluth Winter Village guests from a little wooden cabin filled with an assortment of goodies chosen with the season’s holidays in mind. See you there!
Britta Lynn Kauppila is a jewelry designer and metalsmith living in Duluth, MN. All designs are handmade with fire and hammer. She loves the relationship between the maker and the materials, where human hands manipulate and shape metal to become something very soft, delicate, but substantial. Britta continues to work in new materials and mediums to grow technically and conceptually. She creates all her designs in her Duluth workshop where she is open by appointment and travels to hold monthly events at her studio in the Northrup King Building in NE Minneapolis.
Canal Park Brewing Company is a locally-owned family business, brewing craft beer and serving high-quality. Positioned north and overlooking Lake Superior, the Brewery is a modern brewpub and restaurant with a fresh take on eating and drinking well. We craft dishes to sustain the active people who buzz up and down the north and south shore of the region we love. It is our goal to use as many local and organic ingredients when creating a menu that reflects a new american standard of sustainability.
Our mission is to help society reconnect with each other, animals and the land. The farm has been in our family for 115 years! My name is Lois and I am the Great Granddaughter of Albert and Augusta Peterson, the original homesteaders. For years, my dream has been to find a way to make a living, sharing the farm, and my goofy animals. My little sister Laura lives next door on a piece of the original property as well. Together we are nearly unstoppable!
Designed and produced in Duluth, Minnesota, DLH Clothing celebrates the lifestyle and culture of North Shore living through the exploration of a city surrounded by forests, trails and Lake Superior.
The Duluth Coffee Company is committed to providing quality coffee using high quality green beans, proper roasting and freshness. Green beans are selected based on understanding of the farm, processing and shipping. Each coffee is roasted to order with insightful roasting techniques that bring out the nuances of each coffee due to origin, varietal and processing technique. Each coffee is delivered fresh, allowing for the brewed coffee to be enjoyed at its peak.
We offer beautiful balsam wreaths and Christmas trees for good tidings during the holidays season. Our reputation and decades of experience creating floral quality wreaths stands alone. We have a wreath and tree for everyone. Enhance the holiday season with fresh balsam, cedar and pine evergreens native to our northern forests.We can ship a wreath to multiple addresses in one transaction. Wreaths are shipping daily. Local shipping and delivery is available. Our wreaths are hung with care by many businesses and homes.
Duluth Pack has continuously handcrafted bags, one at a time, in Duluth, MN since 1882. The quality of their time-tested craftsmanship and hardware is guaranteed for life. Duluth Pack is the oldest canvas and leather bag and pack making company in the USA.
Duluth’s Best Bread is made by hand with only four ingredients: flour, salt, water, and wild yeast. It’s cold fermented and baked with high heat and high moisture for a true crust and a soft, chewy interior. The wild yeast gives it a natural tanginess and makes this a mild sourdough. It also makes it the best bread in Duluth. Duluth’s Best Bread also offers giant pretzels that have become a staple at Duluth’s finest bars and breweries, plus croissants, cinnamon rolls, caramel rolls, homemade pop tarts and a variety of other sweets.
Elizabeth James, assistant professor and ceramic studio area head brings a westerner’s perspective to Minnesota. Liz’s interests include functional and non-functional ceramic forms that represent a confluence of observations of human behavior, life cycles, and forces of nature. Her work has been in galleries and exhibitions globally and is included in both public and private collections.
Our signature cutting boards have earned their place in the heart of the kitchen, meeting the highest standards of cooks and chefs worldwide. With a natural look and texture from an eco-friendly, wood fiber composite, these boards are durable, nonporous, knife friendly, and dishwasher safe.
Flora North is a Downtown Duluth flower shop specializing in unique designs for any occasion. From fun little gifts; candles, journals, cards, & bath products to extravagant weddings & events, the Flora North team provides it all.
Outdoor packs, bags and gear made in the USA, with a heritage of quality & backed by a lifetime guarantee. Handcrafted in Duluth, MN. Built for generations.
J. Skylark has been duluth’s locally owned toy store for 20+ playful years. Everyone will get a kick out of our large selection of games, gifts, kites, cards, dice, rubber stamps, puzzles, books and toys. Put a little fun in your day or share a bit with someone you care about.
Lake Superior Art Glass is Minnesota’s premier glass art gallery, located in the Historic Arts and Theater District. Here you can make your own wine goblet, pendant or marble in our studio and shop our gallery representing over 60 national glass artists. We have great gifts, educational opportunities and daily glassblowing demonstrations!
Locally owned, the Bakehouse offers small batch baked goods all from scratch and small batch house roasted coffees. 102 W Superior Street in Duluth. Breakfast, lunch, catering.
Loll designs and manufactures durable, all-weather outdoor furniture made from 100% recycled plastic – mostly from single-use milk jugs. Loll’s modern outdoor furniture adds a unique and contemporary aesthetic to outdoor spaces.
Handmade art, decor, and functional goods! Find Makers Mercantile in the garage at Glensheen with eight local makers setup with their local products!
Mike and Jen’s Hot Cocoa is an all-natural hot cocoa mix made on the western shore of Lake Superior. Each batch is still made by hand, with the finest sourced ingredients we can find. We are a family owned and operated business, and we hope you can taste the difference an all natural product can taste. We only use the finest ingredients, and will never sacrifice the quality of our product for any reason. We hope you like our product.
Northern Waters is a unique gourmet specialty market. We smoke fish, smoke meats, and dry-cure salumi with creativity and care. Eric and company are just as committed to using local, sustainably raised meats and fish as they are to hosting plenty of friendly food conversation. Our eclectic little shop is filled with smoked fish, handcrafted smoked meats, artisan salumi, unique deli sandwiches, and other gourmet sundries.
Letterpress greeting cards, jotter notebooks, art prints, journals, ornaments, stationery and more!
I’m Carrie Schaefer, graphic designer & owner of Schaefer Design Co. I work and reside in Duluth, Minnesota, where most of my inspiration is from. I love working with fabric and ink, and transforming illustrations into wearable & practical works of art. I only use ethically manufactured Sweatshop-Free merchandise obtained from companies with socially responsible practices. All of my inks are water-based and 100% solvent free.
Today, Sivertson Gallery is a destination for art on the North Shore of Lake Superior, exhibiting the work of over 60 regional artists in addition to Canadian Inuit and Alaskan native art, Canadian First Nation and Native American art. Exhibiting artwork that reflects the character of Lake Superior remains the gallery’s dominant focus. This includes depicting the lake’s beauty and depth, its surrounding environment and its history and people. Including art from the more remote northern regions of Alaska and Arctic Canada brings an adventurous and independent flavor to the gallery.
We offer a large variety. Apparel, pottery, art, books, candles, rocks, select food items, jewelry, wind chimes, Scandinavian and more.
Sir Benedict’s Tavern on the Lake, located on the shores of Lake Superior! Sir Ben’s has an authentic English Pub Atmosphere with great Lake Views and was voted the “Best Outdoor Seating” Spring, Summer, and Fall. We feature live musicians 5-7 nights a week with a full bar serving 20+ beers on tap and a huge domestic and import beer selection. Plus, we serve the freshest gourmet sandwiches accompanied with homemade soups and desserts!
Stoked Firewood produces premium dried, ready to burn firewood in the Twin Ports. Pickup or Deliveries available. Stoked Firewood offers premium kiln-dried reclaimed timbers that are 15-20% moisture content. Not only do you get premium firewood, you are also helping to support local social initiatives.
If you’ve been searching for a superior meat market in the area, look no further than Stokke’s Meat Market. We take pride in carrying the freshest meat of the highest quality. Each of our stores is personalized to the area, offering residents a chance to step back in time to a traditional butcher shop.
With unusual creativity and a zest for all things lively, Tin Cup Design crafts, illustrates and schemes in a way that truly unleashes delight–in businesses, weddings, in mailboxes, on mantles and refrigerators. Because everyone loves to be delighted!
Mary Kay and Jim Berarducci have created a one of a kind experience at Va Bene Caffe—a restaurant devoted to fresh Italian food prepared with quality ingredients, to be enjoyed in a casual, friendly atmosphere. The Berarducci’s goal is to welcome our guests with exceptional service and feeling relaxed like you are on vacation in Italy. Va Bene boasts the best views of the greatest Lake Superior from a variety of dining areas. Soffitta (“attic” in Italian) is a newer private dining room for you to host your very special occasion.
Whimsy boutique carries a carefully selected collection of distinctive and on-trend children’s clothing for girls and boys, plus fine gifts and decor.
Since 1987, Wintergreen has quietly nurtured the trend to “bring it home”– to return the design and crafting of apparel from overseas factories to main street America. Our mission is to design and make quality outdoor clothing inspired by Minnesota’s Boundary Waters and other wild places. We strive to build community by relying on local labor, paying livable wages and giving generously. We design, cut, and sew all of our clothing right on the main street of Ely, MN. From warm winter anoraks to quick dry canoe shorts our products are built for hardy Minnesotas who want their clothing to last.
Wonderfully Made is local artisans creating handmade goods. Our eclectic collection includes glass engraving, water color paintings, jewelry, MN photography, textile art, woodcut art, stained glass, screen printing, upcycled skirts, chalk painted furniture and more. There is something for everyone!
Locally owned Zenith Bookstore is located in the heart of vibrant West Duluth. We offer a large collection of gently used and new books – old favorites, new friends and hidden gems. We also stock greeting cards, journals, and fun book-themed merchandise. Our beautiful space is comfortable and inviting, with author and community events held throughout the year.
The Zenith Bread Project is a from-scratch bakery in Duluth, MN on a mission to make the most delicious and inventive cakes, pastries, and breads from whole ingredients.