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Five Q's with our new community manager: Emily Majorg

Posted by Amanda Cockburn on

When the position came open for our Preston Street location we knew we wanted to fill the position with more than just a "shop person". Our space is evolving into a hub for creative entrepreneurs to come connect, create + grow and our goal was to find someone who could help to build a community that people want to be a part of.

Look out for some cool things happening in our workshop programming, our boutique women's coworking space + content. 

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Five Q's with our new community manager: Emily Majorg

Posted by Amanda Cockburn on

When the position came open for our Preston Street location we knew we wanted to fill the position with more than just a "shop person". Our space is evolving into a hub for creative entrepreneurs to come connect, create + grow and our goal was to find someone who could help to build a community that people want to be a part of.

Look out for some cool things happening in our workshop programming, our boutique women's coworking space + content. 

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La Vendemmia: A Fall Festival + Marketplace

Posted by Amanda Cockburn on

We are partnering with the Preston Street BIA to bring you an open air marketplace + long table supper to celebrate La Vendemmia, the fall grape harvest that happens when the grapes are ready at the peak of their ripeness-  the focus is on getting the grapes off the vine and into the vats. When the work is done there are large tables filled with food, wine and hungry friends who worked hard with the promise of the season’s best meal waiting for them.

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La Vendemmia: A Fall Festival + Marketplace

Posted by Amanda Cockburn on

We are partnering with the Preston Street BIA to bring you an open air marketplace + long table supper to celebrate La Vendemmia, the fall grape harvest that happens when the grapes are ready at the peak of their ripeness-  the focus is on getting the grapes off the vine and into the vats. When the work is done there are large tables filled with food, wine and hungry friends who worked hard with the promise of the season’s best meal waiting for them.

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HOLIYAY CRAFT MARKET: All your questions answered on why + how we're growing.

Posted by Amanda Cockburn on

At Freewheeling Craft we know that as indie makers + designers you're always looking for an incredible, dynamic platform to sell your goods at and to connect with new customers. Well, we've listened to you loud and clear. Learn about what we're doing to make this the most epic #shoplocal event of the holiday season and why you have to apply!

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At Freewheeling Craft we know that as indie makers + designers you're always looking for an incredible, dynamic platform to sell your goods at and to connect with new customers. Well, we've listened to you loud and clear. Learn about what we're doing to make this the most epic #shoplocal event of the holiday season and why you have to apply!

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TOP REASONS WHY CRAFTS & DRAFTS IS A MUST ATTEND EVENT

Posted by Amanda Cockburn on

Its summertime in Ottawa, and we certainly don't have a shortage of events, festivals and markets to attend. One of our favourite events to host is CRAFTS + DRAFTS, and we'll tell you all the reasons why you should join us this Saturday, June 15th 11-7! The good news is that BTP has built an incredible events room inside the brewery, so we are going rain or shine!  

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TOP REASONS WHY CRAFTS & DRAFTS IS A MUST ATTEND EVENT

Posted by Amanda Cockburn on

Its summertime in Ottawa, and we certainly don't have a shortage of events, festivals and markets to attend. One of our favourite events to host is CRAFTS + DRAFTS, and we'll tell you all the reasons why you should join us this Saturday, June 15th 11-7! The good news is that BTP has built an incredible events room inside the brewery, so we are going rain or shine!  

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OUR GUIDE TO THE VENUE: MAKERSPACE NORTH

Posted by Amanda Cockburn on

Now in our fourth year, we understand the quirks of the venue (for those who have been to our markets, you know what I'm talking about!) and we want to make your visit to the Holiyay Craft Market as magical as possible. Believe us (and the thousands of shoppers that keep coming back)- its worth the two minute walk!

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OUR GUIDE TO THE VENUE: MAKERSPACE NORTH

Posted by Amanda Cockburn on

Now in our fourth year, we understand the quirks of the venue (for those who have been to our markets, you know what I'm talking about!) and we want to make your visit to the Holiyay Craft Market as magical as possible. Believe us (and the thousands of shoppers that keep coming back)- its worth the two minute walk!

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