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The Maker City is the greater Knoxville-area community of makers, artists, creatives, and small-scale manufacturers and supporting entities. Led by the Mayor’s Maker Council, we create collaborative partnerships, programming, and opportunities in support of Knoxville’s maker community. For more info, visit us at http://themakercity.org/. Makers featured in this space can be found in The Maker City’s online directory. Posts written by Carol Z. Shane.

865 Candle Co. and Wildtree Lane

The Maker City monthly blog takes a look at locations where makers are found in The Maker City and features some of Knoxville area’s outstanding makers – artists, crafters and so much more. This month’s blog features Honeymouth in the Old City, and Solana, one of the small businesses featured there…

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Mighty Mud

The Maker City monthly blog takes a look at locations where makers are found in The Maker City and features some of Knoxville area’s outstanding makers – artists, crafters and so much more. This month’s blog introduces one of Knoxville’s most beloved Maker Spaces, Mighty Mud, run by former Mayor’s…

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Honeymouth and Solana

The Maker City monthly blog takes a look at locations where makers are found in The Maker City and features some of Knoxville area’s outstanding makers – artists, crafters and so much more. This month’s blog features Honeymouth in the Old City, and Solana, one of the small businesses featured there…

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The Old City Market

The Maker City monthly blog takes a look at locations where makers are found in The Maker City and features some of Knoxville area’s outstanding makers – artists, crafters and so much more. This month’s blog features the Old City Market and Dogwood Arts’ Emerging Makers program. Amy Roskop of the…

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The Who, What and Why of The Maker City

Nashville is the Music City, Chattanooga is Gig City, and Knoxville is now known as The Maker City. Each got its reputation over time based on what people came to understand as a defining trait of that region. Knoxville has a long history of makers – dating back from native inhabitants and diverse…

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The Maker Exchange

The Maker City monthly blog takes a look at locations where makers are found in The Maker City and features some of Knoxville area’s outstanding makers – artists, crafters and so much more. This month’s blog features Raina Nief, Project Manager for Dogwood Arts, the Maker Exchange, and ceramicist…

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Food Fun and Farmers Markets

The Maker City monthly blog takes a look at locations where makers are found in The Maker City and features some of Knoxville area’s outstanding makers – artists, crafters and so much more. This month’s blog features Charlotte Tolley, founding director of Nourish Knoxville, and Allyson and Chris…

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The Maker City – Old Sevier Sunday Market

The Maker City monthly blog takes a look at locations where makers are found in The Maker City and features some of Knoxville area’s outstanding makers – artists, crafters and so much more. This month’s blog features Old Sevier Sunday Market and jewelry maker Chloe Walker of Owltopus. Stephanie…

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Earth Day featuring KnoxFill and Knox Girl Soap

The Maker City monthly blog takes a look at locations where makers are found in The Maker City and features some of Knoxville area’s outstanding makers – artists, crafters and so much more. In recognition of Earth Day, this month’s blog features zero-waste personal care and household goods company…

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