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Inspiration in Nature - A.A. Woodturning

Inspiration in Nature - A.A. Woodturning

Alan Adler is a New Jersey-based woodworker and founder and CEO of two companies.  After graduating Pratt Institute with a masters degree in Package Design, he used that degree to construct two businesses– Source Packaging and Cases by Source. He has been a featured artist at Just Jersey since 2019, and his  handcrafted jewelry, wooden bowls and bottle stoppers are store favorites!

Inspiration in Nature - A.A. Woodturning

  • Tina Bologna
Meet Parkman Brothers

Meet Parkman Brothers

New Jersey brothers, Christopher and Andrew Shalhoub have a lot in common. During a trip to Maine in 2014, they were inspired by the region’s rustic natural beauty as well as the abundance of local creative enterprises and a thriving maker economy.  During the trip they decided to apply their training in engineering and design to the creation of wooden sunglasses. 
  • Tina Bologna
Meet Tracee from Secret Garden Soap of Madison 

Meet Tracee from Secret Garden Soap of Madison 

We have been working with Tracee Palmer of Secret Garden Soap since our first school fundraiser in 2013. Our vendors are numbered sequentially, making Tracee vendor #1 (#001, to be exact!).  Well known to attendees of local farmers...
  • Tina Bologna
Sara Setzer Feltworks

Sara Setzer Feltworks

Sara Setzer is a fiber artist, who concentrates in the art of felt work, specifically nuno and wet felting. Felting captured Sara's...
  • Tina Bologna
Meet Christina Young of Stia Jewelry

Meet Christina Young of Stia Jewelry

In 2012, as a first-time mom with a new perspective on life and love, an accidental jewelry-making project became a unique and compelling passion for Christina.  From a young age,...
  • Tina Bologna
Arnge Design

Arnge Design

Arnge Design is a pillow workshop based in Newark. Designers Mike Dawson and Pete Mars have years of experience in multiple design fields including magazine art direction, interior design and...

  • Brielle Wyka