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In 2022 makers joined together to form the Artisans Cooperative – A creative community working to build a better handmade marketplace. We are a member-owned, member-run and member-benefiting co-op. We promote creativity, support artist livelihoods, and connect people through an equitable artistic community.

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Our Experience with Etsy Alternatives: Our Own Website (Guest Post 2/5)

After realizing we needed an alternative to Etsy in 2012 to diversify our income, the first alternative we tried was building our own website.

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5 Handmade Gifts for Nerds and Gamers

Check out these 5 geeky gift ideas for nerds and gamers, all crafted with care by makers in the Artisans Cooperative.

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Our Experience with Etsy Alternatives (Guest Post 1/5)

[Guest Post] From maker Walnut Studiolo, the first in a five-part series sharing their experience trying out Etsy alternatives in 14 years of crafting…

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