Thursday, May 30, 2013

For Immediate Release
Contact: Lori Brennan, 215-243-0555 or [email protected]

More than 50 local craft vendors, food trucks and live music will activate the public space

(Philadelphia, PA) –. University City District (UCD) and VIX Emporium are pleased to announce the 30th Street Craft Market at The Porch at 30th Street Station, on Saturday, June 15, 11am-4pm.

In February, we held the first 30th Street Craft Market inside Amtrak’s 30th Street Station and on June 15, we’re bringing the market outside to The Porch, the station’s new public space for concerts and special events. Shop unique and locally made wares like jewelry, prints, ceramics, stationery, wearables, home goods, children’s gifts and more, by more than 50 local artisans. Food will be available from three of our favorite trucks, Vernalicious, Lil Dan’s and MacMart. Guest will also enjoy Ben and Jerry’s icecream and live music by the West Philly Orchestra. This this will be the Porch’s biggest event yet!

Check out the alphabetical list of vendors below, our ongoing series of vendor profiles, and the Pinterest board too.

  • Foxglove Factory earthy, colorful, vintage-inspired jewelry & accessories
  • INDICAN tribal-inspired, chunky jewelry
  • Jane Broadbent Pottery wheel-thrown vessels for home and garden
  • Jen McCleary mixed-media & digital collage, jewelry from optician lenses & watch parts
  • joeyfivecents jewelry and belt buckles from vintage components & paper ephemera
  • Kathryn Kelly screenprinted stationery, apparel & totes, home wares in wood
  • Landed Gentress Essential oil soaps in molded designs
  • Laura Murdoch prints of intricate nature-inspired images
  • Lindsay Gilbert Glass colorful hand blown glass wares, jewelry and sculpture
  • Lucia Welsh functional ceramics
  • M. Morton Jewelry textured porcelain & sterling jewelry
  • Manic Muse steampunk jewelry, accessories, prints & stationery
  • MB Jewelry Designs forged copper & sterling jewelry
  • Mello Press letterpress journals, stationery & coasters
  • Nice Things Handmade baby apparel, soft toys & blankets
  • Old Blood totemic jewelry from cast metals, minerals, fibers and leather
  • Phea Jean bold, funky clothing and accessories made with vintage fabric and notions
  • Pretty Pottery by Clay Place dishes and hanging vases imprinted with vintage lace
  • Punk RocKnits freeform knitted accessories & jewelry
  • RachelInk cheerful illustrated stationery & prints
  • Random Lake graphic stationery & jewelry
  • Ruth Schacter unique hand-built ceramics
  • Sardine Clothing whimsically appliqued, hand-constructed skirts & accessories from upcycled fabrics
  • Seam Poets printed and embroidered apparel with tribal-inspired designs
  • Sew Kind bags, wallets and heat wraps of reclaimed upholstery fabrics
  • Shawn Hileman screenprinted art prints and gig posters
  • Soapbox Holistics all-natural balms & scrubs for babies & everyone else
  • Squidge & Bean hand-knitted accessories for women, children and the home
  • SquidWhale Designs bags and home goods, of hand printed, hand dyed and vintage textiles
  • Stitch Prism geometric metal & mineral jewelry, living plant aeriums in glass orbs
  • Tadpole Creations soft toys, dolls & baby gifts
  • Tamme Handbags bags, pillows & accessories in whimsical prints
  • Tooth of the Lion Apothecary wildcrafted & organic herbal extracts, tonics, salves & balms
  • Top Stitch Design bags, home decor, beaded macrame bracelets
  • Urban Princess all-natural soaps and body care produlcts
  • Useful & Beautiful children’s clothing, soft toys and home goods from upcycled fabrics
  • VIX Emporium “West Philly” swag and various handmade goods from the shop
  • Wrong World Ceramics textured ceramic flasks, vessels & jewelry
  • Wunof Creations one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces
  • Yardsale Press bright and cheerful screen prints


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