Thank you for joining us last week to support local manufacturers so they can thrive, innovate, and create good jobs for a more diverse and sustainable Bay Area! We were so excited to unveil our new logos and celebrate the HERE and NOW of local manufacturing with you all in person. We felt the strength […]
Jocelyn Karlan Newman is not one to cry over spilt milk. When her newborn’s clothes were getting stained and stinky, she decided to do something about it, and created First Peak. First Peak is a line of baby clothes targeted towards making families with young children feel more confident going outdoors.
In 2020, during the midst of the pandemic, Obrie Hostetter, an avid traveler and adventure seeker, was feeling the full force of lockdown and began dreaming of her favorite beach travels. Not one to wallow in despair, Obrie put her dreams to work and prepared for the end of lockdown by sewing swimwear. Not just any swimwear but swimwear that embodied her values – sustainability and transformation – and lifestyle.
A few weeks ago, we developed educational resources and tools for the Bay Area Brewers Guild with the goal to facilitate good hires and make the local beer industry more inclusive in its hiring.
Building a Stronger Manufacturing Workforce In Northern California. A report by SFMade and the Bay Area Council September 2021