Farmers Market Spotlight: Young Bloods Collective
Tips on getting there:
There is limited parking near the Farmers Market so be sure to plan ahead. Plus, it makes for a great morning bike ride.
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Get acquainted with the local flavor at the Steamboat Farmers Market.
Each week 150 regional and local vendors bring their bounty to the market featuring vast selections of fresh produce, meats, cheeses, baked goods, canned and prepared foods, handcrafted art, lotions, soaps, jewelry, furniture, clothing and more.
The Main Street Steamboat Farmers Market is held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Saturday in the summer at the corner of Yampa and Seventh streets.
Don’t know where to start with this many vendors to choose from?
Meet Young Bloods Collective, this week’s Steamboat Farmer’s Market Vendor Spotlight.
Years at the Market: 2nd year
The mission of Young Bloods Collective is to make art and cultural endeavors more accessible for the next generation of creatives living and working in Routt County.
The nonprofit hosts exhibits, events and workshops throughout Routt County and engages with local businesses and organizations through collaborative partnerships.
Through a booth at the Farmers Market, Young Bloods Collective provides a platform for its members to showcase their talents.
Specialty: The booth varies each week and features everything from handmade jewelry to photography to Colorado greeting cards to one-of-a-kind items. This Saturday, artists Katie Moore, Megan Westercamp and Judy Cummins will be featured with ceramics pieces, leather goods and other handmade items.
Factoid: Young Bloods Collectives supports creative endeavors. “Creatives” is an all-encompassing term that extends beyond just artists to include designers, architects, chefs and foodies, as well as coffee shops, breweries, music venues, museums, galleries, performing arts programs, historical programs, cultural heritage sites and more.
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