A Healthy Rest in 2017

  Even an active farm event needs a rest! Art on the Farm will be taking a much needed rest in 2017. We will return to a refreshed 2018 season and we look forward to seeing and hearing from you then. Thank you to all the vendors, artists, musicians, local media, and visitors for the…

Craftbiz Tip: Efficient Photography

  Here is another article from Etsy.com for you artists and vendors, as we continue to share insightful tips from other successful DIYers. Etsy Shop Owners “Fare Well Trading” share their unique photography methods.   Photo credit: Mia Graffam (left) and Ali Arakawa of Fare Well Trading. Photo by Fare Well Trading Etsy. (2017) Case study: How…

Craftbiz Tip: Finding Your Brand

What is your brand? What is your company’s personality? That should be reflected in everything you do. From your product to your hang tags to the tone of your text, it should all cohesively reflect that personality. Here are some helpful links in your quest to find your brand: https://sharedvalue.org/groups/finding-your-brands-north-star http://contentmarketinginstitute.com/2015/10/define-brand-voice/ https://99designs.ca/blog/tips/brand-design-aesthetic/ If those seem…

Craftbiz Tip: Pricing

Since we are not hosting an event this year (2017), we will focus our website on providing helpful information to our crafty vendors. We will present a mix of topics aimed at helping the small crafter. Today’s topic is PRICING — always a tricky thing. But with some helpful info and trial and error, you…

Tanya’s Rustic Bread — 2016

        I love creating artisanal bread that is wholesome, organic and non-GMO. I want to share my delicious bread with everyone. Facebook: Tanya’s Rustic Bread Email: rzhannikova@hotmail.com

Willow Cottage — 2016

I’m known to some as the “scarf lady” since scarves have been my main product in recent years. All my items are hand-crafted by me and are limited edition or one-of-a-kind. I specialize in scarves made from fabric, in a large selection of styles, textures, patterns and colours and frequently receive praise on the uniqueness…

Tosso Paintings — 2016

Anna Tosso loves creative expresion and capturing the excitement in everyday moments. Her portraits try to capture the fun in busy lives. Her landscapes recreate nature’s beauty. She works primarily in chalk pastels (like Degas used) and acrylics.   

The Word on Nature — 2016

        I am a wife and Mom to 6 kids. I love working with wood and putting smiles on peoples’ faces when I get their custom order just right! Facebook: Thewordonnature

Leah Schell — 2016

      I am a painter who uses watercolour and acrylic in k to capture furred, feathered, and finned creatures of our world and those residing in the faerie realm. Website: leahschell.com

Hip Navy Beads — 2016

   As the daughter of a Navy Officer and a self proclaimed Hippie, it was just natural for me to grow up creative. My Dad loved to do ropework and my Mom loved to garden and paint. I have transferred all of their loves as well as many of my own into my work. I…