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We’re Hiring!

SFMade is looking for an enthusiastic and driven program and administrative coordinator who wants to help manufacturers start and grow their businesses in San Francisco. To learn more click here.

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Opening This Weekend: The Yard at Mission Rock!

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Baseball and SFMade fans get ready for The Yard at Mission Rock! The pop-up village constructed out of recycled shipping containers is open to the public starting Friday, and will house: Rotating pop-up shops from SFMade members Local food and drink establishments Public open space and cultural and community programs and events PLUS, sales at the Anchor Brewing Beer Garden on Friday and Saturday will benefit...

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February Newsletter: Meet These Bag Makers, Our Favorite Kombucha, and More SFMade News

SHOP LEARN DONATE Upcoming Programs SFMade OrientationMarch 10th Learn what we do and how we help manufacturers to succeed! How to Manufacture Locally for Food & Beverage Products Thursday, March 26th If you are planning to produce food or Beverage products, this session is for you! Featuring guest speaker, Mary Gassen of Noe Valley Bakery. How to Manufacture Locally for Apparel & Sewn Products Tuesday, Mar 24th If you’re planning to produce apparel or sewn products, this session is for...

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Members, Get Involved in SFMade Week 2015!

The time has come again! SFMade Week is May 4th-10th, and we want your participation! For those of you that don’t know, 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. In other words, May is when we turn up! This is our biggest event of the year and as an SFMade member, your biggest opportunity to leverage the SFMade brand. HOW TO GET...

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2014 State of Local Manufacturing Report

 Read the Annual State of Local Manufacturing Report outlining the sector’s impact, opportunities and challenges. Download it here

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Celebrate National Manufacturing Day on October 3rd

Join the rest of the country and celebrate our U.S. manufacturers by attending an event hosted by an SFMade member company on National Manufacturing Day. In true SF style, there are a range of factories—from chocolate makers to 3D printers—opening their doors including: Blackbird Guitars Poco Dolce DODOcase Moddler DNA Group Bluxome Street Winery and more! View the list of events here....

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Apply for Ebay’s Investival

Do you want to reach new customers? Are you also looking for investors? Do you want to develop a working relationship with ebay Inc.? Come and meet the employees at ebay Inc. on October 2nd, 2014! Ebay Inc. is partnering with SFMade to connect small businesses with the tools they need to grow. If you are chosen to participate, you will: Be on campus (2211 N. First Street, San Jose CA) from 11:00am – 2:00pm Bring merchandise to sell to casual customers (the employees) Display an investor pitch board to attract people who may be...

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3rd Annual State of Local Manufacturing Breakfast


WHAT? SFMade’s Third Annual State of Local Manufacturing Breakfast is a limited-capacity, high-level event that offers a fantastic opportunity to visibly demonstrate your support of our efforts and to learn about new opportunities and deals arising in the rapidly growing local manufacturing sector. SFMade, in partnership with Mayor Lee and the City of San Francisco, will unveil the results of the State of Local Manufacturing survey showing the major trends in local manufacturing. You’ll hear from industry leaders on how you can benefit...

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Photos: YouthMade Summer 2014

Vanessa making spicy pickled green beans at McVicker's Pickles

This summer about 20 interns are working at SFMade member companies through SFMade and Juma Venture’s YouthMade program. We went out to their host companies to check out what a few of them were up to! Sarah showing off the pieces she designed and cut Sarah making machine parts at Plethora Vanessa at Peace Industry Vanessa making a choob at Peace Industry Vanessa picking out color swatches at Peace Industry

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Application: SFMade & Pinterest Holiday Sale

You’re invited to apply as a vendor for the first SFMade and Pinterest holiday sale, held at the Pinterest headquarters! When: Saturday, November 22nd 11 am -5 pm Cost: $100 Number of vendors: 40 You will be provided with one 6 x 3 table, booth sizes TBD. CRITERIA Vendors will be selected by Pinterest and accepted based on our need for: -A diverse range of products -Appropriate price points -Ability to accept credit cards -Companies with active Pinterest boards -We will be selecting vendors whose products will be likely to move at a holiday...

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