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Ramp It Up!

Posted by Brittany Maxwell | Tuesday, May 12th, 2015 | No Comments

On May 7th we celebrated our 5th anniversary at Ramp It Up! It was a fun-filled night of shopping, networking, and collaborations. Here are some photos by Neumatic Digital of the event. [gallery link="file" columns="4" ids="17029,17032,17031,17030,17039,17038,17037,17035,17034,17033,17135,17134,17133,17132,17131,17130,17129,17128,17127,17126,17125,17124,17123,17122,17121,17120,17119,17118,17117,17116,17115,17114,17113,17112,17111,17110,17109,17108,17107,17106,17105,17104,17103,17102,17101,17100,17099,17098,17097,17096,17095,17094,17093,17092,17091,17090,17089,17088,17087,17086,17085,17084,17083,17082,17081,17080,17079,17078,17077,17076,17075,17074,17073,17072,17071,17070,17069,17068,17067,17066,17065,17064,17063,17062,17061,17060,17059,17058,17057,17056,17055,17054,17053,17052,17051,17050,17049,17048,17047,17046,17045,17044,17043,17042,17041,17040" orderby="rand"]
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Thank You to Our Major Sponsors!

Posted by Brittany Maxwell | Wednesday, April 29th, 2015 | No Comments

Thank you to our major sponsors for supporting SFMade Week!
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Welcome Home to Henry’s House of Coffee

Posted by Brittany Maxwell | Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 | No Comments

[caption id="attachment_16812" align="alignright" width="249"] Henry and Hrag roasting the coffee beans[/caption] Henry’s House of Coffee is a family business. Third generation roaster and current proprietor Hrag learned the trade from his father, who learned the trade from his. There is a sense of pride in each cup of coffee that... [ READ MORE ]

Presenting the SFMade Earthquake Kit!

Posted by Ferron Salniker | Wednesday, April 1st, 2015 | No Comments

When catastrophe strikes on the San Andres fault there’s no reason not to be prepared, especially now with the SFMade earthquake survival kit. It has everything you need to survive. It’s locally made. And most importantly, it’s artisanal. The kit includes: [caption id="attachment_16543" align="aligncenter" width="280"] Photo courtesy of http://www.lovecrave.com/[/caption] ~Droplet... [ READ MORE ]
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Opening This Weekend: The Yard at Mission Rock!

Posted by Ferron Salniker | Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 | No Comments

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... [ READ MORE ]
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Turning One Man’s Dream Into a Reality

Posted by Brittany Maxwell | Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 | No Comments

[caption id="attachment_16106" align="alignleft" width="225"] Tunde with his self-designed oxford shirt.[/caption] The first thing you notice about Tunde from Tunde San Francisco is his impeccable style. Dressed to impress in a blazer, trousers, and a pocket square, the true pinnacle of his outfit is his oxford shirt, self-designed and made in... [ READ MORE ]
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Mafia Bags: One Big Happy Family (Seriously)

Posted by Ferron Salniker | Friday, February 20th, 2015 | No Comments

We've seen our fair share of upcycled products, but bags made out of recycled sails? That was a new one. Mafia Bags first came to SFMade through our How to Manufacture Locally for Apparel and Sewn Products workshop. The start-up company uses materials from recycled kite surf, wind surf and... [ READ MORE ]
From left to right: Rick Biro, Marcus and Martin Biro.

Biro & Sons: Silver in SOMA

Posted by Ferron Salniker | Thursday, February 19th, 2015 | No Comments

By Katy Podbielski, Workforce Hiring Intern Nestled between the beer gardens and tiny tech offices in SOMA lies an old-fashioned art you’d be surprised to discover. Biro & Sons is a silversmith business that was started by Alex Biro, who learned the trade while serving as an apprentice in Hungary... [ READ MORE ]

Members, Get Involved in SFMade Week 2015!

Posted by Ferron Salniker | Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 | No Comments

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... [ READ MORE ]
Tim and Clift started Seven Stills two years ago, and they've got a lot brewing.

Company Spotlight: Seven Stills of SF

Posted by Ferron Salniker | Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 | No Comments

[caption id="attachment_15751" align="alignleft" width="200"] Tim and Clift started Seven Stills two years ago, and they've got a lot brewing.[/caption] Right off the bat most San Franciscan's will recognize Seven Stills as a local brand. "It's inspired by the seven hills of San Francisco, with each whiskey representing a different hill,"... [ READ MORE ]