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April Newsletter: Create Your Own Locally Made Adventure

  SHOP LEARN DONATE Upcoming Programs Hiring Made Easier Tuesday, April 1st This workshop will teach you everything you need to know about hiring employees and complying with all of the applicable laws and regulations. SFMade Orientation Tuesday, April 8th Come learn what we do and how we help manufacturers. How to Manufacture Locally for Apparel and Sewn Products Tuesday, April 29th If you’re planning on producing apparel or sewn products, this workshop is for you! UPDates and member...

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February Newsletter: Mark Your Calendars for SFMade Week!

  SHOP LEARN DONATE Upcoming Programs SFMade Orientation Tuesday, March 11th Come learn what we do and how we help manufacturers. Making Returns Wednesday, March 19th An investment presentation and networking event for growing manufacturers, individual investors and service providers. Hear from a local manufacturer about a successful equity investment round, and from a seasoned investor. At Bluxome Street Winery. How to Manufacture Locally for Apparel and Sewn Products Tuesday, March 25th If...

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Members, Get Involved: SFMade Week is May 5th-11th

SFMade Week features seven days of education, exploration, and innovation, designed to celebrate and heighten local awareness and understanding of the local manufacturing sector and the companies and people who bring locally made products to fruition. How to Get Involved: PLAN AN EVENT There will be four types of events happening during SFMade Week: Factory Tours/Open Studios- Public is invited to the factory to see production process, meet workers/owner, and do tastings if appropriate. Workshops/Classes- Public is invited to learn a...

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January News: Deepening Our Impact

SHOP LEARN DONATE Upcoming Programs SFMade Orientation Tuesday, February 18th Come learn what we do and how we help manufacturers.  How to Manufacture Locally for Apparel and Sewn Products Tuesday, February 25th If you're planning on producing apparel or sewn products, this workshop is for you!   SFMade and Gorilly Roll Out First Mobile...

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Intern with SFMade!

We’re looking for an intern! SFMade Workforce and Youth Programming Intern Reports to: Manufacturing Workforce and Hiring Manager Status: Paid Internship, Part Time Stipend: TBD depending on intern’s availability Minimum commitment: Six months, 15-20 hours/week. ABOUT SFMADE’S HIRING AND YOUTH PROGRAMS The Hiring Made Better Program connects local job seekers to open positions at SFMade businesses, with a special focus on San Francisco’s low income, disadvantaged communities. The YouthMade Program, in partnership with Juma...

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This Weekend: The Best of SFMade Shopping

    Looking for unique and locally made gifts? We got you covered this weekend. Tunics from NV Blue, and more apparel from DDCC and Cut Loose Classic hats from Paul’s Hat Works Tea Towels and aprons from Studiopatro Ipod docs and eyewear stands from Bushakan Loungewear and knickers from clubfife and Toute la Nuit BBQ sauce and rubs from S & S Brand Plus the perfect holiday items: wreaths, wine, gift tags, and ReTree’s wood Christmas...

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Save Your Shopping: Shop with Local Artisans this Weekend

    Meet the artisans who made your gifts when you shop with us this weekend! Wood ties and accessories from Wood Thumb Jewelry from Hotcakes Design Flannel shirts from Pladra Body products from Earthbody Accessories for your electronics from DODOcase Chocolate covered cookies and caramels from Kika’s Treats And that’s not all! The only holiday fair where everything is made in San Francisco features 100 vendors selling coffee, chocolate, body products,...

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Gifts Locals Will Love, Get Them at the SFMade Holiday Fair

  The perfect gifts for those who love locally made goods and the city by the bay! “Love from SF” Coasters from Lilikoi. Framed artwork from Gentleman Scholar Signs. Recognize his work from door and menu signs at local businesses like Bi-Rite and 4505 Meats? The SF neighborhoods map… inside a pig. “San Francisco is for Carnivores” shirts and prints from Drywell Art. Ritual Roasters Coffee Soap from Etta + Billie, that’s quite the San Francisco morning! ...

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Introducing the SFMade Recruiting and Hiring Manual

SFMade presents a hiring and recruiting manual for our members who are making their first hires! This guide includes information on how to recruit and select candidates, onboard new employees, comply with regulations, and access workforce incentives. Access it here.

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