Handmade

Knowing Your Neighbors: Brian’s Workshop

Craftsman constructs handmade coasters and trivets while battling Cerebral Palsy.

DULUTH, Minn.- Many people can turn a hobby into a business, but not quite like Brian Bentley has. “I don’t consider it work. Most would say it’s a job, but I don’t consider it work. I enjoy what I do.” You may have seen Bentley at markets or outdoor festivals. Though he may be more recognizable by his products. “People…

Soap Making with Market Day Duluth

Market Day Duluth Started as a Pop-Up Shop in March, 2017, Now the Owners Have Expanded with Goods and Services

DULUTH, Minn. – It’s been nearly one year since Market Day Duluth was started as a pop-up shop in Downtown Duluth. Now the owners are helping hundreds of people every year to create handmade everyday essentials. Owner and instructor Lanae Rhoads has been making soap for 12 years and teaching others to do it for over 10. Rhoads says soap…

Duluth Pack Unveils New City Portfolio Product

The Handcrafted Bag Comes to Duluth Pack's Line of Products after Receiving Community Feedback

DULUTH, Minn. – After months of gathering community feedback, staff members at Duluth pack are excited to release their newest product for consumers to enjoy. The City Portfolio bag was developed with a lightweight, affordable style in mine. Portfolio bags already produced by Duluth Pack can run anywhere from $200 to $300 dollars. The new product costs $145 dollars. The…