July brings the summer horizon and there’s a lot to unpack on the topic! Meet our special guest Marie Pullen a Native Kentuckian, Coordinator of the Bluegrass Creative Market, an Artist, photographer, event facilitator and blogger!
With a background in event coordination, Marie organizes blogger and influencer functions to promote small towns and locally owned businesses.As an avid patron of the arts and small business, she is now coordinating opportunities for creators and makers to share their talents with the community at the new Bluegrass Artist and Maker Pop Up Markets.
These markets will feature the best that local artists and makers have to offer including woodworking, soft lines, home décor, Kentucky themed, pottery, hand lettering, illustrating, paintings and so much more. In addition, the market features food items including a food truck and drink trailer along with small batch cookies, boozy cupcakes, brownies, cheeses and other items.This new market takes place at the Oleika Shriners Center at 326 Southland Drive in Lexington, Kentucky. Right next door shoppers can also experience the Lexington Farmer’s Market where some vendors have collaborated with local farmers to create their delicious treats.You can find Marie on social media @Bluegrass_Collaborative and the Market at @Bluegrass_Creative_Market.
You can enjoy her blog highlighting all things Kentucky at www. BackroadBluegrass.com Check it out, you might discover something new in your own backyard!Welcome to the show Marie!
Show Notes We Loved:
- “Something was always pulling me back to Kentucky.” – Marie
- “The more I learned the more I wanted to share it with other people.” – Marie
- “Its what we always did.”- Marie
- “Its so easy to get to know local people.” – Marie
- “You can’t expand your horizons without finding out what it actually is.” – Cicely