BEDFORD, Va. – While you’re planning the place to buy on Small Enterprise Saturday, don’t overlook the children. All Good Issues Christmas Market is an occasion the place the children are the distributors.
Near 40 youngsters ages 4 to 17 are working arduous to get their merchandise able to promote on the Christmas market Saturday Nov. 28 at Mayhew Farm in Bedford. Gadgets range from baked items to dwelling decor.
Cubicles will probably be arrange in and outdoors the barn.
It’s free to get in, however they’re taking donations for Meals for Youngsters, a weekend meals program for Bedford County youngsters in want.
Sarah Mayhew, refers to herself because the market mother. She began All Good Issues Christmas Market in 2019 for teenagers to study what it takes to run a enterprise from begin to end, get their inventive juices flowing and to see the significance of not simply being profitable, however giving again.
“I want you might simply see their faces on the day of the market the place folks strategy their desk and they’re and love what they made. The grins on their faces and their eyes simply gentle up large, they simply find it irresistible. Folks love their objects. It was simply essentially the most coronary heart warming factor it was essentially the most coronary heart warming factor that occurred to me in 2019,” stated Mayhew.
All of Mayhew’s kids are persevering with their entrepreneurship enterprise on the second annual occasion.
Mayhew’s eldest daughter, Emma stated she began making ready for the massive day in September and nonetheless has plenty of work to get achieved. The arduous work will probably be value it as a result of for a day she will get to expertise what it’s wish to be a teen-preneurer.
“I simply assume that it’s so cool that we get to placed on this occasion annually and all people simply will get to return collectively and promote their merchandise and objects. I believe it simply provides all people a possibility,” stated Emma. “I really feel profitable as a result of not lots of people like make crafts at this younger age and really get to promote them and have a enterprise.”
The occasion was permitted by VDH beneath the latest tips.
You might be inspired to put on your masks, there will probably be a restricted quantity of individuals within the barn at a time and distributors will probably be socially distanced.
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