SFMade Blog

February Newsletter: Mark Your Calendars for SFMade Week!

Posted by | Monday, March 3rd, 2014 | No Comments

  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... [ READ MORE ]

Don’t Miss Out: JobsNow Wage Subsidy

Posted by | Thursday, February 6th, 2014 | No Comments

[caption id="attachment_10459" align="alignleft" width="300"] The Lila B Design booth at the SFMade Holiday Fair[/caption]Heard of wage subsidies but don't know how to take advantage of them? SFMade member Lila B Design figured it out, and so can you! The company, which makes container gardens and living landscapes, hired Nathena three... [ READ MORE ]

January News: Deepening Our Impact

Posted by 3fish | Friday, January 31st, 2014 | No Comments

  SHOP LEARN DONATE Upcoming Programs SFMade OrientationTuesday, 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... [ READ MORE ]

This Weekend: The Best of SFMade Shopping

Posted by | Friday, December 6th, 2013 | No Comments

    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... [ READ MORE ]

Save Your Shopping: Shop with Local Artisans this Weekend

Posted by | Monday, December 2nd, 2013 | No Comments

    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... [ READ MORE ]

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

Posted by | Monday, November 25th, 2013 | No Comments

  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... [ READ MORE ]

Introducing the SFMade Recruiting and Hiring Manual

Posted by | Monday, November 25th, 2013 | No Comments

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.

Sneak Peek: Find these Gifts at the SFMade Holiday Gift Fair

Posted by | Tuesday, November 19th, 2013 | No Comments

    Find something for everyone at the SFMade Holiday Gift Fair! Tea and coffee from T-We Tea, Fox & Moon Tea, The Chai Cart, Hearth Coffee and more. Winter scarves from Stolen Sunday, Pop Outerwear, Tanya Madoff Designs, and more. Styling wood and eco-friendly sunglasses for men and women... [ READ MORE ]

October News: SFMade Holiday Fair and More

Posted by | Thursday, October 31st, 2013 | No Comments

SHOP LEARN DONATE Upcoming Programs SFMade Orientation Tuesday, November 12th Come learn what we do and how we help manufacturers.  SFMade Thanksgiving Factory Tour and Tastings Tuesday, November 12th Celebrate Thanksgiving with SFMade food and beverage manufacturers! Luke's Local will be opening up their commercial ktichen so you can meet... [ READ MORE ]

Capital Eyewear: Handcrafted Wood and Acetate Sunglasses

Posted by | Monday, October 7th, 2013 | No Comments

You wear them every day. Shed a tear when you accidentally step on them. Get into bidding wars for them on eBay. But when's the last time you bought a pair of sunglasses and knew where they were made or who made them? At Capital Steven Kilzner makes each pair... [ READ MORE ]