Vendor Feature: Inspired Sense

Celebrating a colorful Life! Inspired Sense became a reality in July of 2017. In 2015, after going in for a routine kidney stone removal, I woke up to learn they found a tumor behind it. Over that year I had two more kidney surgeries. My nails peeled and became weak while trying everything on the market…

Vendor Feature: Westy Wine Tours

Jenn Vanner is the owner of Westy Wine Tours, which is located in Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada. I started my wine tour business in the Summer of 2021, one year after buying my first VW bus, a 1971 Westfalia! I’ve always had a love for vintage Volkswagen buses and beetles and after my first…

Vendor Feature: Small Threads

When my little was born I realized quickly that every time you blink they’ve grown out of everything. I started to thrift as a way to save money, because let’s be real.. brand new clothes every few months IN THIS ECONOMY?! I love finding quality pieces at a fraction of the price, even if it…

Vendor Feature: True Illusion Shop

When did you start your business and what made you begin?  I started creating and doing markets in November of 2022! I started because I thought it’d be fun to share my art with others. What inspires you most and is there someone who influences you? I’m always inspired by food! I make a lot…

Vendor Feature: Livmori

When did you start your business and what made you begin? I first studied corset making in post-secondary school. I really didn’t enjoy it, I found it tedious and boring. The corsets I was making then were historical reproductions. I was still sewing as a hobby when corsets started appearing in mainstream fashion again, and…


DATE: February 18th, 1:30-3:30 PM TIME: 1:30-3:30 LOCATION: Fokus Coworking, Belleville, ON INSTRUCTOR: Social Kat Media FEE: $50 Learn how to use Instagram’s core features strategically to create content that connects &  drives sales.  Now’s your chance to get strategic advice from a social media expert and learn how to tap into the power of…

Vendor Feature: Simply Chic

When did you start your business and what made you begin? Crochet has been in my life for as long as I can remember (my mom and grandma both crocheted for years!). However I only picked up a hook and ball of yarn myself about 6 years ago. After learning some basic stitches and gaining…

Vendor Feature: Mayall’s Apothecary

When did you start your business and what made you begin? I started my business in November 2022, not that long ago really. I have been studying Herbalism for the past couple of years, working toward my Clinical Herbalist designation and in the course of my studies I developed a number of products which I…

Vendor Feature: Cling Capsule

That’s when the idea to reinvent the typical earring back to have a hook came to me. What kind of looks could I make if I could attach my own rings and charms to my earring back? ~Robyn, Cling Capsule When did you start your business and what made you begin? The idea for my…

Vendor Feature: Just B Boutique

Location: Bay of Quinte, Ontario When did you start your business and what made you begin? I started the initial business concept and product testing in September 2022, and launched our products for sale in November 2022. My husband really encouraged me to start the business. My husband and a lot of our family members…

Vendor Feature: Artist Angela Jane Lavender

When did you begin your business and what made you start your venture? Even though I have always been an artist on the side, I began pursuing an art career full-time during the pandemic after levelling up my skill set through a virtual art course. I realized then that I didn’t want to make art…

Rate of Progress

Let’s talk about the rate of progress.  We often put a lot of pressure on ourselves to be Oprah by our second sale and social media does not help this!  We know we shouldn’t be comparing ourselves to others but IT’S SO HARD. We see other businesses taking off and we wonder why we aren’t…

5 Steps to Prepare for Market Season

Getting started can feel overwhelming but we’ve put together a checklist to help you prepare for market season 2022. Buy a tent or make any adjustments to the tent you have. Booth tents can be expensive but if you purchase them during the off season (winter months) they are usually a bit cheaper. Find one…

Our 7 Tips For Staying Motivated During the Off-Season

As a maker staying motivated during the off season can be a real challenge. Just counting down the days until you can get outside and set up that tent to sell your wares. Here’s our list of ways to stay jazzed during the cold winter months. Planning Planning Planning – Envision yourself – it’s May…

The Power of the Dabble

To dabble: “To undertake something superficially or without serious intent” The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition. You have an idea. But you don’t quite have direction yet.  Let’s talk about the power of the dabble. Our inspiration train can slow down if we don’t have a concrete idea of what the…

Live + Local Music

Music is in the air! Check out these local musicians and where they are playing live. Make sure to give them a big round of applause!

Become a Vendor

We are back at Fawn Over Market for a Fawn Over Father’s Day Market! Peruse their awesome range of locally made goods as well as their freshly made meals. Artisans will be popping up outside to catch all the beach goers throughout the day! Vendors may register via the link below. Check out Fawn Over…

Where to Find Us

Stay tuned by following us on Instagram and Facebook! You can also stay up to date on where we will be next by signing up for our newsletter! UPCOMING: Side Hustle Market will be popping up at Fawn Over Market (The Quinte region’s best chef-led grocer!) on Saturday, June 17th. This place is the number…

Setting up your booth

We are consistently inspired by the many different ways vendors set up their booth 👌 It’s amazing what can be done with a little Pinterest-ing and a Home Hardware visit 😎 Handmade cork and magnetic display boards, crate shelves, wooden display slabs, eye catching poster boards, etc etc! We’ve even seen plants, carpets, and sweet…


These vendors might not be lumberjacks, but they know their way around some woodworking with these beautiful wooden creations.


Finds for your furry friends! Accessories, treats and more to keep your pampered pets purrfectly happy.

Vintage + Thrift

Items that are even more enjoyable the second time around! Take a break from fast fashion at these vendors who are bringing back vintage + thrift just for you.

Food + Drink

Shopping works up an appetite, so make sure you grab some food + drink goodness from these vendors to keep spirits high.

Kids + Babies

A category so you cute, you just want to squeeze their wittle cheeks. Babies, kids, toddlers, tyrants – these vendors have got you covered.

Paper Goods

Stationary lovers – this category is for you! Pretty paper, perfect pens and cutesy cards are the speciality of these vendors.

Eco Friendly

Love these products and love the planet! Our eco friendly vendors are conscious of their environmental footprint – and yours too!


Scrunchies, headbands, purses and more – grab some accessories for everyone and anyone in your life from these vendors.


Paint, pictures and patterns – artwork in all forms made by vendors for your walls and shelves. Support locally made and thoughtfully created.


Forget diamonds, handmade jewelry is our BFF. From clay creations to metal marvels, your outfit just went from wow to WOW with these accessories.


Homemade, sustainably sourced and cute as heck is the name of the game for our apparel vendors. For all genders and ages, our vendors are ready to style you.