Goods from the Woods UpNorth Marketplace & Green Living Celebration
[Passing along an announcement from the folks organizing this great annual event:]
Scores of incredible artisans will offer one-of-a-kind products made from the bounty of Minnesota’s northern forests
The seventh annual Goods from the Woods marketplace and celebration, featuring 70 high-quality regional artists and craftspersons offering unique, handcrafted items produced from the bounty of our northern forests.
- Seventy skilled and experienced artists and craftspeople from the region who handcraft high-quality products produced from materials harvested from our northern forests.
- Minnesota Wood Education Project, sponsor of the event.
- Ruttger’s Sugar Lake Lodge, host of the event.
Saturday, September 19, 2009.
Goods from the Woods: From 9:00am to 6:00pm.
Northwoods Dinner: At 7:00pm.
Ruttger’s Sugar Lake Lodge, Grand Rapids, Minnesota.
Shuttle bus service will run hourly from Grand Rapids to Goods from the Woods with stops at Central School (highways 2 and 169) on the hour, Shops of Distinction, L&M Fleet Supply, Timberlake Lodge & Hotel, and Sawmill Inn.
Outstanding craftsmanship will be on display throughout the event. Some examples include Bent Willow Furniture, Walter Grittner’s “chip carved” boxes, Nature & Judi Carlson’s flower-pounded pillows and home decor, Andrew Kringen Designs’ original design wood inlay cutting boards and other items, and Timber Farm Canoes. Many of the artists and craftspeople will be doing live demonstrations of their work.
The purpose of Goods from the Woods and the related programs of the Minnesota Wood Education Project is to increase the awareness of the value of sustainable management of our forests and improve the economies of our Minnesota forests communities. The organization is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) tax exempt group.
Link to Full Media Release
For additional information visit www.GoodsFromTheWoods.org