What is more American than denim? And what is more Detroit then a guy taking what he loves and started his own factory? The son of a home-economics teacher and life long lover of jeans, Eric Yelsma creates beautiful denim and leather pieces – sweating all of the details. If Henry Ford were alive today, he would wear them.
Green Toe Gardens
Save the bees. To some this is just a catchy, trendy saying on an ironic hipster t-shirt. For Rich and Joan, it is a way of life. Watching over more then 100 beehives around metro Detroit, Green Toe Gardens produces high quality, pesticide free honey and beautiful beeswax candles that is as “Pure Michigan” as it gets.
Urban Ashes / Detroit Denailed
Seeing two resources going to waste, Paul Hickman and the Urban Ashes team have been reclaiming wood from demolished Detroit homes, training incarcerated workers, and using both to create high quality picture frames. Frame your favorite Michigan scene in these beautiful frames
Tait Design Co.
Matt Tait is born maker. And wit his first project has taken on a storied piece of Americana and added his own modern twist. Made completely of USA sourced materials, these simple yet elegant balsa wood planes offer a modern design twist on a iconic toy. We can’t wait to see what does with a yo-yo…
One of our favorite products — Kevin and Jeremy have captured the essence of Michigan in their stainless steel bottle openers and divot tools. So pick your favorite Peninsula and always be ready to pop the top on your favorite brew. Leave it to a couple of guys from K-Zoo to make beer drinking even cooler!