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April Featured Artisan, JK Adams

JK Adams

One of my favorite vendors to visit is JK Adams.  I hop in my car, head up Rt 8N to 20N then onto 7N.  In less than 3 hours I am surrounded by The Green Mountain National Forest and I take in a big breath of fresh Vermont air.  JK… Read More »


March Featured Artisan, Goatboy Soaps

March Featured Artisan, Goatboy Soaps LLC

Goatboy Soaps

Lisa Agee began her search for a better soap when her son Bobby was born with severe food allergies. After some research, Lisa found that Bobby could tolerate Goat milk. Bobby became obsessed with “all things goat”! His nickname became Goatboy!

Finding a… Read More »


Valentine’s Day Craft Class was a Success!

New Craft Classes at America The Beautiful Country Store

On January 30th, twelve lovely ladies ventured out into the cold night to America The Beautiful Country Store. We were hosting an evening of laughter, community, and arts & crafts. The class was taught by Deanna Dewey owner of 4Ddesign. Everyone got right to work on their Valentine wreath with Deanna’s instructions and within two hours, twelve very different and beautiful… Read More »


February Featured Artisan, Bedrock Tree Farm

Bedrock Tree Farm

Angie & Tom Geary’s fir needle candle and soap business began in 2011 on their tree farm in South Kingstown, Rhode Island. They have been tree farming at Bedrock Farm since 1996. Bedrock Tree Farm uses fresh fir needles and dried fir needle powder, fir needle essential oils and naturally derived fragrance oils in all of their natural bases.

It is said that the distinctive aroma of the fir… Read More »


January Featured Artisan, NB Metalworks & EB Metalworks

NB Metalworks & EB Metalworks

Happy New Year! I hope you are enjoying my blog posts and that they give you a little insight to all of the amazing people we encounter on our quest to find well-made, unique items for our store.

Meeting new people and finding out their story is my favorite part of owning our store. When I first met Norman and Emanuel of NB Metalworks & EB Metalworks, they were polite… Read More »


December Featured Artisan, Solmate Socks

Solmate Socks

Solmate Socks

It’s hard to be sad when you’re wearing awesome socks! These brightly colored works of art make me and my feet happy. Solemate Socks & Accessories are made from recycled cotton yarn at small, family-owned businesses in North Carolina and Oregon. Another reason to make you feel good about putting… Read More »


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Friday & Saturday 9am-5pm, Sunday 10am-4pm