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Root City at Dirty South Yoga Fest
Jul
29
Jul 30

Root City at Dirty South Yoga Fest

We're super excited to partner with Dirty South Yoga Fest this year to bring local, handmade goods to their event! This takes place on the evening of July 29 at Sweetwater Brewery and during the day at the Loudermilk Center.

If you're interested in attending as a yogi, get your tickets here.

If you're interested in participating as a vendor, apply here.

Sep
2
Sep 3

Root City at the Decatur Book Festival

Root City is bringing local, handmade goods to the Decatur Book Festival! All of our items will be about writer, authors and the tools that they use. More info coming soon! Keep up by signing up for our newsletter here.


Root City Summer Market
Jun
17
10:00 am10:00

Root City Summer Market

  • Stove Works

Root City Summer Market: 
Join us on June 17 at Stove Works on Krog Street - just off of the Eastside Beltline - to celebrate shopping local, handmade artisinal goods and Father's Day!

We have so many wonderful things planned:
- PhotoBus ATL is joining us so come photo(bus) ready
- Maker Talks lead by Jon E Goode are back! Hear from your favorite Makers about their process, inspiration and love of their craft. Schedule coming soon!
Decatur Makers will be onsite making buttons - aren't they the best?!
- DJ Rahel EmpressRah Callender will keep our feet tapping all day
- Games! 
- Food
- New Makers and Artists - we have a couple of companies that are joining the market scene for the first time!

Admission: PWYW (pay what you want) Root City is a small business that provides a venue for these Makers to make sales. If you'd like to support our business, wonderful! Most importantly, come support local Makers!

Maker Education Workshop - Going Wholesale! with Caitlin Abshier
May
31
6:30 pm18:30

Maker Education Workshop - Going Wholesale! with Caitlin Abshier

  • NEX Atlanta

About this workshop: 

Cover the basics of preparing your business for wholesale and landing your first wholesale account: 

- Pricing your products for wholesale
- Defining a catalog versus a linesheet
- Wholesale lingo you should know
- Sales strategies when approaching wholesale buyers including how to create a pitch
- Understanding how to create a linesheet

You will be given a packet full of sample linesheets and catalogs to reference when developing  your own materials.

Prerequisites & Preparation:
Something to take notes and questions pertaining to your business.

About Caitlin Abshier:

Caitlin Abshier is a graduate from Kennesaw State University where she studied entrepreneurship and business management. During college, Caitlin sold her soaps and other crafts at local markets, creating a demand for her locally made + natural products. After her graduation in 2014, she gave herself one year of hustle for Revive to see if she could create a sustainable business. After one year, she hired her first employee and launched a second line of products called Luxe Apothecary. Revive Bath + Body and Luxe Apothecary products are now sold in over 1000+ store locations, including Hobby Lobby, Express, and West Elm. Caitlin brings years of experience in wholesale, branding, business startups, and sales with a focus in consumer products.

Buy your tickets, or share with others here:  rootcitymakeredumaywithcaitlinabshier.eventbrite.com

May
13
11:00 am11:00

Root City Mother's Day Mini Popup

  • Ebrik Coffee Room

We're popping up at Ebrik Coffee Room-Decatur on May 13! 

Come by anytime from 11a-3p to scoop up unique, handmade gifts for the people you celebrate on Mother's Day. 

Makers: LMF Illustrations, Between the Evergreens, Jack Be Nimble Candles, Bones and Blooms Jewelry. Rose Grown, Lil Miss Leather