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150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States
4154085605 http://www.sfmade.org

Past Events

October 2018

$15

Manufacturing Production Space: Real Estate Drop-in Sessions

October 11, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
SFMade, 150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States

Manufacturing Production Space: Real Estate Drop-in Sessions October 11th from 12pm to 2:00pm 6 slots of 20 minutes each $15 per 20-minute time slot Once you’ve purchased a ticket, we will get in touch to coordinate your time slot. SFMade is hosting Real Estate Drop-in Sessions! Sign up for a 20-minute, one-on-one session with our Places to Make Program Manager, Gina Falsetto. Whether you are a new company, in the process of expanding, or need to relocate, this session will…

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November 2018

SFMade Orientation

November 13, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
SFMade, 150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States

Come learn about what we do and how we help manufacturing companies to succeed. Empowering Manufacturers. Creating Jobs. Transforming our City. SFMade’s mission is to build and support a vibrant manufacturing sector in San Francisco, that sustains companies producing locally-made products, encourages entrepreneurship and innovation, and creates employment opportunities for a diverse local workforce.

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January 2019

$30

How to Manufacture Locally for Apparel and Sewn Products

January 29, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
SFMade, 150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States

If you are planning to produce apparel or sewn products, this session is for you! In an interactive and supportive environment, you’ll learn how to set-up and manage your own manufacturing operation or use contract manufacturers. We will cover key considerations including: • Assessing your needs and what makes the most sense for your particular business • Information and referrals to local factories and manufacturing resources • Acquiring facilities and where to look • Zoning and Permitting Issues • Obtaining…

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February 2019

SFMade Orientation

February 13, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
SFMade, 150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States

Come learn about what we do and how we help manufacturing companies to succeed. Empowering Manufacturers. Creating Jobs. Transforming our City. SFMade’s mission is to build and support a vibrant manufacturing sector in San Francisco, that sustains companies producing locally-made products, encourages entrepreneurship and innovation, and creates employment opportunities for a diverse local workforce.

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$30

How to Manufacture Locally for Food and Beverage Makers

February 27, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
SFMade, 150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States

If you are planning to produce beverage or packaged food products, this session is for you! In an interactive and supportive environment, you’ll get an intro into setting up and managing your own manufacturing operation or using co-packers. We will cover key considerations including: • Assessing your needs and what makes the most sense for your particular business • Information and referrals to local kitchens, co-packers, and other resources • General information about acquiring facilities, and where to look •…

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March 2019

$30

Legal Updates: All You Need to Know about IP, Trademark, Copyrights, and Prop 65

March 12, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
SFMade, 150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States

Join us to discuss the importance of proactively securing trademarks and copyrights for your business, learn all about Proposition 65, and get all your questions answered! Many companies, especially new ones, find themselves reacting only after discovering that another business was first to use their trademark, or after finding out that the photographer they hired actually owns the photos’ copyright. Ms. Kearns discusses how to get on top of protecting a business’s most important assets – intellectual property. Ms. Kearns…

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April 2019

$15

Manufacturing Production Space: Real Estate Drop-in Sessions

April 11, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
SFMade, 150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States

Manufacturing Production Space: Real Estate Drop-in Sessions April 11, 2019 from 11am to 4:30pm $15 per 20-minute time slot SFMade is hosting Real Estate Drop-in Sessions! Sign up for a 20-minute, one-on-one session with our Places to Make Program Manager, Gina Falsetto. Whether you are a new company, in the process of expanding, or need to relocate, this session will help you navigate your options and point you in the right direction. Gina will offer assistance with: Finding production space…

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$30

Hiring Employees from A-Z

April 24, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
SFMade, 150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States

Hiring A-Z will cover basic HR concepts that will help you if you are looking to make your first hire or just want to make sure you’re on track as an employer. Next Level Strategies is a local HR and Recruiting Consulting firm that specializes in helping small businesses. Founder and CEO, Julie Chendes, will cover important issues such as: Paperwork requirements Local ordinances Exempt vs. non-exempt employees Independent contractors vs. regular employees A variety of wage and hour issues…

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$30

How to Manufacture Locally for Apparel and Sewn Products

April 30, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
SFMade, 150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States

If you are planning to produce apparel or sewn products, this session is for you! In an interactive and supportive environment, you’ll learn how to set-up and manage your own manufacturing operation or use contract manufacturers. We will cover key considerations including: • Assessing your needs and what makes the most sense for your particular business • Information and referrals to local factories and manufacturing resources • Acquiring facilities and where to look • Zoning and Permitting Issues • Obtaining…

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May 2019

$30

Women in Manufacturing

May 8, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
SFMade, 150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States

In an interactive conversation facilitated by Janet Lees, SFMade’s Chief Program Officer, we will hear how Cathy Bailey, owner of Heath Ceramics, Lauren Crabbe, owner of Andytown Coffee Roasters, Miranda Jones, owner of Galanter & Jones, and Alana Rivera, owner of Etta and Billie, have developed and grown their manufacturing businesses. Come learn about: Running a production facility Building and maintaining brand recognition Creating a company culture Finding and keeping employees Maintaining innovation and creativity Key lessons learned   Bios:…

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SFMade Orientation

May 20, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
SFMade, 150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States

Come learn about what we do and how we help manufacturing companies to succeed. Empowering Manufacturers. Creating Jobs. Transforming our City. SFMade’s mission is to build and support a vibrant manufacturing sector in San Francisco, that sustains companies producing locally-made products, encourages entrepreneurship and innovation, and creates employment opportunities for a diverse local workforce.

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July 2019

$30

OSHA Safety

July 16, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
SFMade, 150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States

Join us to learn about Cal OSHA and how occupational safety & health affects your business! Rachel L. Conn of Nixon Peabody, LLP’s Labor & Employment practice and the firm’s Occupational Safety & Health (OSHA) practice will present on: Interplay Between Cal/OSHA and Fed/OSHA Employer Duties Under Cal/OSHA Most Common Cal/OSHA Violations Recordkeeping & Reporting Cal/OSHA Inspection Process Interplay Between Cal/OSHA and Other Employment Laws Best Practices for Conducting an Accident Investigation The key focus areas for Cal/OSHA heading into…

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$30

Scale Your Business: An Overview of Free and Low-Cost CRM (Customer Relationship Management) for SME Manufacturers

July 24, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
SFMade, 150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States

Do you struggle to keep track of all your customers, orders and inventory? Do you need weekly or monthly reports that show you how well you’re doing? Would you like integrated web forms to capture prospect info and auto-respond? Or do you just want to get more organized and have your information available 24×7 from anywhere? Several cloud-based CRM platforms can help you start to scale your business and stay in control when it comes to investing your company’s time…

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$30

How to Manufacture Locally for Apparel and Sewn Products

July 30, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
SFMade, 150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States

If you are planning to produce apparel or sewn products, this session is for you! In an interactive and supportive environment, you’ll learn how to set-up and manage your own manufacturing operation or use contract manufacturers. We will cover key considerations including: • Assessing your needs and what makes the most sense for your particular business • Information and referrals to local factories and manufacturing resources • Acquiring facilities and where to look • Zoning and Permitting Issues • Obtaining…

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August 2019

SFMade Orientation

August 14, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
SFMade, 150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States

Come learn about what we do and how we help manufacturing companies to succeed. Empowering Manufacturers. Creating Jobs. Transforming our City. SFMade’s mission is to build and support a vibrant manufacturing sector in San Francisco, that sustains companies producing locally-made products, encourages entrepreneurship and innovation, and creates employment opportunities for a diverse local workforce.

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Become a Certified Green Manufacturer

August 22, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
SFMade, 150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States

SFMade and the City of SF are offering an engaging workshop for manufacturers on how to become a Green Business!  On Thursday, August 22, join us for a short presentation on the topics below: How to get a free energy/water/waste audit What incentives are available for your energy-efficient equipment, Lighting options to lower your energy bill,  How to become a certified “Green Business” by the City of SF and the State of California. Followed with Q & A to suit your…

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September 2019

$30

Employee Ownership: Engage Employees and Build an Exit Strategy

September 4, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
SFMade, 150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States

How can you increase your employee engagement, retain valuable team members, and structure an exit plan for yourself that cements the legacy of your business? Join Project Equity to learn more about integrating broad-based employee ownership into your business – whether now as an employee engagement strategy, or in the future, as an exit or to get partial liquidity for you or your investors. You will be able to learn about: Different approaches (partial, phased or complete employee ownership) and how they…

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$15

Manufacturing Production Space: Real Estate Drop-in Sessions

September 12, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
SFMade, 150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States

Manufacturing Production Space: Real Estate Drop-in Sessions September 12, 2019 from 8am to 2:00pm $15 per 20-minute time slot SFMade is hosting Real Estate Drop-in Sessions! Sign up for a 20-minute, one-on-one session with our Places to Make Program Manager, Gina Falsetto. Whether you are a new company, in the process of expanding, or need to relocate, this session will help you navigate your options and point you in the right direction. Gina will offer assistance with: Finding production space…

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October 2019

$25

Anchor Brewing Tour and Tasting (Session 1) – SFMade Week

October 4, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
SFMade, 150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States

Get a glimpse at centuries-old craft brewing traditions, a taste of San Francisco history, and a flight of selected Anchor beers. Reserve tickets online. We can accommodate walk-ins Monday through Thursday as space permits. Tours are 90 minutes long. Tours are open to people of all ages. Only those 21+ can imbibe. Please bring your ID. Please wear close-toed shoes, and make sure to check the other events happening during SFMade Week & MFG Day! Questions? Please email [email protected] *****…

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$5

D.a.D Sewing Factory Tour – SFMade Week

October 4, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
SFMade, 150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States

Join us for a tour of Designing A Difference Sewing House’s full-service sewing factory in the Dogpatch! CEO Rebecca Cahua will tell her story and show us what types of garments she produces, and how. This is a rare occasion to see a sewing factory in action. From patterns to gradings, prototypes, screen printing and full service production, Rebecca can also answer any questions. We will meet in front of D.a.D. Sewing House. One of the SFMade staff will hold…

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$5

Andytown Coffee Roastery & QC Lab Tour – SFMade Week

October 4, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
SFMade, 150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States

Join us for a tour of Andytown Coffee’s Roastery in the Outer Sunset! The tour will include a tour of the roastery and the QC Lab. During this interactive tour, Andytown’s roasting staff will tell us the story of coffee’s journey from bean to cup. We will meet in the café space inside the roastery. One of the SFMade staff will hold an SFMade Week sign and will check you in before the tour starts. Please wear close-toed shoes, and…

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$5

[Group Tour] Dogpatch Gourmet Tour: Maison de Monaco, Daily Driver, Nana Joes Granola, Magnolia Brewling Co.

October 4, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
SFMade, 150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States

Join us for a tour of four different neighboring Dogpatch manufacturers, all making delicious products! This fast-paced tour includes a beer tasting. We will start with a tour of jam maker Maison de Monaco, then visit the new creamery & bagel house, Daily Driver, stop by granola and cookie manufacturer Nana Joes Granola, and finish with a tour of Magnolia Brewing Co and a tasting of their beers (for ages 21+ only). We will meet in front of 2565 3rd…

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$25

Anchor Brewing Tour and Tasting (Session 2) – SFMade Week

October 4, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
SFMade, 150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States

Get a glimpse at centuries-old craft brewing traditions, a taste of San Francisco history, and a flight of selected Anchor beers. Reserve tickets online. We can accommodate walk-ins Monday through Thursday as space permits. Tours are 90 minutes long. Tours are open to people of all ages. Only those 21+ can imbibe. Please bring your ID. Please wear close-toed shoes, and make sure to check the other events happening during SFMade Week & MFG Day! Questions? Please email [email protected] *****…

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$5

Raff Distillerie Tour – SFMade Week

October 5, 2019 @ 2:30 pm
SFMade, 150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States

Join us for a tour of Raff Distillerie’s new distillery in the Bayview! Raff Distillerie in San Francisco, CA has many stories to tell. It is the creation of just one person and the culmination of its founder’s lifelong dream of opening a distillery. Raff’s products are named after historical figures from San Francisco’s colorful past. Carter Raff, the man behind the operation, is a 5th generation San Franciscan, with a penchant for doing things on his own, and a…

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Free

Speakeasy Pop-Up with local Bayview Makers and Food Vendors

October 5, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
SFMade, 150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States

Grab a beer, tour the brewery and shop Bayview pop-ups throughout the evening. You’ll find food as well as artisanal goods, all made right here in the Bayview neighborhood and curated by SFMade and EDOT: full listing will be announced soon. We’re also offering brewery tours at 5:00 and 6:00pm with limited space: make sure to get a ticket before they sell out! Taproom hours: 12-10pm Pop-up with food and artisanal goods: 4-8pm Brewery tours: 5pm and 6pm If you…

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$5

Speakeasy Brewery Tour (Session 1) – SFMade Week

October 5, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
SFMade, 150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States

Grab a beer, tour the brewery and shop Bayview pop-ups throughout the evening. You’ll find food as well as artisanal goods, all made right here in the Bayview neighborhood and curated by SFMade and EDOT: full listing will be announced soon. We’re also offering brewery tours at 5:00 and 6:00pm with limited space: make sure to get a ticket before they sell out! Taproom hours: 12-10pm Pop-up with food and artisanal goods: 4-8pm Brewery tours: 5pm and 6pm If you…

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$5

Speakeasy Brewery Tour (Session 2) – SFMade Week

October 5, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
SFMade, 150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States

Grab a beer, tour the brewery and shop Bayview pop-ups throughout the evening. You’ll find food as well as artisanal goods, all made right here in the Bayview neighborhood and curated by SFMade and EDOT: full listing will be announced soon. We’re also offering brewery tours at 5:00 and 6:00pm with limited space: make sure to get a ticket before they sell out! Taproom hours: 12-10pm Pop-up with food and artisanal goods: 4-8pm Brewery tours: 5pm and 6pm If you…

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Free

Barebottle Brewing Co. Pop-up with Local San Francisco makers and food vendors

October 6, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
SFMade, 150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States

Grab a beer, tour the brewery and shop San Francisco-made pop-up vendors throughout the afternoon. You’ll find food as well as artisanal goods, all made right here in the city and curated by SFMade and Barebottle: full listing will be announced soon. We’re also offering brewery tours at 3:00 and 4:00pm with limited space: make sure to get a ticket before they sell out! Taproom hours: 10am-9pm Pop-up with food and artisanal goods: 2-6pm Brewery tours: 3pm and 4pm If…

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$5

Barebottle Brewing Tour and Tasting (Session 1) – SFMade Week

October 6, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
SFMade, 150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States

Grab a beer, tour the brewery and shop San Francisco-made pop-up vendors throughout the afternoon. You’ll find food as well as artisanal goods, all made right here in the city and curated by SFMade and Barebottle: full listing will be announced soon. We’re also offering brewery tours at 3:00 and 4:00pm with limited space: make sure to get a ticket before they sell out! Taproom hours: 10am-9pm Pop-up with food and artisanal goods: 2-6pm Brewery tours: 3pm and 4pm If…

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$5

Barebottle Brewing Tour and Tasting (Session 2) – SFMade Week

October 6, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
SFMade, 150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States

Grab a beer, tour the brewery and shop San Francisco-made pop-up vendors throughout the afternoon. You’ll find food as well as artisanal goods, all made right here in the city and curated by SFMade and Barebottle: full listing will be announced soon. We’re also offering brewery tours at 3:00 and 4:00pm with limited space: make sure to get a ticket before they sell out! Taproom hours: 10am-9pm Pop-up with food and artisanal goods: 2-6pm Brewery tours: 3pm and 4pm If…

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$25

Anchor Brewing Tour and Tasting (Session 1) – SFMade Week

October 7, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
SFMade, 150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States

Get a glimpse at centuries-old craft brewing traditions, a taste of San Francisco history, and a flight of selected Anchor beers. Reserve tickets online. We can accommodate walk-ins Monday through Thursday as space permits. Tours are 90 minutes long. Tours are open to people of all ages. Only those 21+ can imbibe. Please bring your ID. Please wear close-toed shoes, and make sure to check the other events happening during SFMade Week & MFG Day! Questions? Please email [email protected] *****…

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$25

Anchor Brewing Tour and Tasting (Session 2) – SFMade Week

October 7, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
SFMade, 150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States

Get a glimpse at centuries-old craft brewing traditions, a taste of San Francisco history, and a flight of selected Anchor beers. Reserve tickets online. We can accommodate walk-ins Monday through Thursday as space permits. Tours are 90 minutes long. Tours are open to people of all ages. Only those 21+ can imbibe. Please bring your ID. Please wear close-toed shoes, and make sure to check the other events happening during SFMade Week & MFG Day! Questions? Please email [email protected] *****…

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SFMade Orientation

October 7, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
SFMade, 150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States

Come learn about what we do and how we help manufacturing companies to succeed. Empowering Manufacturers. Creating Jobs. Transforming our City. SFMade’s mission is to build and support a vibrant manufacturing sector in San Francisco, that sustains companies producing locally-made products, encourages entrepreneurship and innovation, and creates employment opportunities for a diverse local workforce.

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$5

Ritual Coffee Roastery Tour – SFMade Week

October 8, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
SFMade, 150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States

Each tour starts, of course, with a cup of hot coffee. We begin in the “green room” for some storytelling. These giant burlap sacks of fragrant beans have come from far and wide. And some of them have dramatic, unbelievable, or touching stories behind them. Next we’ll huddle around the roaster just as the next smoking batch of beans pours out of our vintage German roaster. Between roasts we’ll get a quick Q&A with an experienced roaster before moving onto…

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$25

Anchor Brewing Tour and Tasting (Session 1) – SFMade Week

October 8, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
SFMade, 150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States

Get a glimpse at centuries-old craft brewing traditions, a taste of San Francisco history, and a flight of selected Anchor beers. Reserve tickets online. We can accommodate walk-ins Monday through Thursday as space permits. Tours are 90 minutes long. Tours are open to people of all ages. Only those 21+ can imbibe. Please bring your ID. Please wear close-toed shoes, and make sure to check the other events happening during SFMade Week & MFG Day! Questions? Please email [email protected] *****…

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$25

Anchor Brewing Tour and Tasting (Session 2) – SFMade Week

October 8, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
SFMade, 150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States

Get a glimpse at centuries-old craft brewing traditions, a taste of San Francisco history, and a flight of selected Anchor beers. Reserve tickets online. We can accommodate walk-ins Monday through Thursday as space permits. Tours are 90 minutes long. Tours are open to people of all ages. Only those 21+ can imbibe. Please bring your ID. Please wear close-toed shoes, and make sure to check the other events happening during SFMade Week & MFG Day! Questions? Please email [email protected] *****…

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$65

Jenny Lemons Workshop: Beginning Macrame – SFMade Week

October 8, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
SFMade, 150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States

All you need to learn the art of macrame is two hands and some rope. In this workshop, you will create a mid size wall hanging that utilizes the most important knots in macrame- the half hitch, square knot, larks heads knots, overhand knots, and half square knots. Once you learn these skills, you will be able to create large and more intricate pieces on your own. Each student will leave class with a completed retro-chic wall hanging, ready to…

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$25

Anchor Brewing Tour and Tasting (Session 1) – SFMade Week

October 9, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
SFMade, 150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States

Get a glimpse at centuries-old craft brewing traditions, a taste of San Francisco history, and a flight of selected Anchor beers. Reserve tickets online. We can accommodate walk-ins Monday through Thursday as space permits. Tours are 90 minutes long. Tours are open to people of all ages. Only those 21+ can imbibe. Please bring your ID. Please wear close-toed shoes, and make sure to check the other events happening during SFMade Week & MFG Day! Questions? Please email [email protected] *****…

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$25

Anchor Brewing Tour and Tasting (Session 2) – SFMade Week

October 9, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
SFMade, 150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States

Get a glimpse at centuries-old craft brewing traditions, a taste of San Francisco history, and a flight of selected Anchor beers. Reserve tickets online. We can accommodate walk-ins Monday through Thursday as space permits. Tours are 90 minutes long. Tours are open to people of all ages. Only those 21+ can imbibe. Please bring your ID. Please wear close-toed shoes, and make sure to check the other events happening during SFMade Week & MFG Day! Questions? Please email [email protected] *****…

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Free

Z. Cioccolato Pop-Up with fudge making experience and local food vendors

October 9, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
SFMade, 150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States

Z. Cioccolato will be hosting a pop-up open house and offering a Fudge Making experience. Learn how Z. Cioccolato makes their famous layered fudges and have fun making your own to take home! Visit the store and shop local pop-up vendors throughout the evening. Full vendor listing will be announced soon! The fudge and candy store will also be open for shopping all evening. Questions? Please email [email protected] ***** This event is part of SFMade Week 2019 and National MFG…

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$25

Anchor Brewing Tour and Tasting (Session 1) – SFMade Week

October 10, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
SFMade, 150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States

Get a glimpse at centuries-old craft brewing traditions, a taste of San Francisco history, and a flight of selected Anchor beers. Reserve tickets online. We can accommodate walk-ins Monday through Thursday as space permits. Tours are 90 minutes long. Tours are open to people of all ages. Only those 21+ can imbibe. Please bring your ID. Please wear close-toed shoes, and make sure to check the other events happening during SFMade Week & MFG Day! Questions? Please email [email protected] *****…

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$5

Arion Press Foundry, Letterpress & Bookbindery Tour – SFMade Week

October 10, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
SFMade, 150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States

Join us for a 90 minute in-depth tour of the Arion Press type foundry, letterpress shop and book bindery! The Arion Press production facility includes a letterpress shop with a historic collection of typefaces, a type foundry operating machinery from 100 years ago, and a complete hand book bindery, housed in a 14,000 square foot industrial building in San Francisco’s Presidio National Park. Arion Press pairs great artists with great literature to create beautiful books by hand. They publish several…

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$5

Urban Farmgirls Factory Tour – SFMade Week

October 10, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
SFMade, 150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States

Urban FarmGirls Garden Design Company creates a distinct line of garden products, specializing in Pozzola artisan pots & ornamentals, succulent living wreaths and vertical garden boxes for exterior and interior enjoyment. Come explore their studio and learn how they make their artisan pots and wreaths. More info about Urban FarmGirls here: http://www.urbanfarmgirls.com/ We will meet in front of Urban Farmgirls. One of the SFMade staff will hold an SFMade Week sign and will check you in before heading inside. The…

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$25

Anchor Brewing Tour and Tasting (Session 2) – SFMade Week

October 10, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
SFMade, 150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States

Get a glimpse at centuries-old craft brewing traditions, a taste of San Francisco history, and a flight of selected Anchor beers. Reserve tickets online. We can accommodate walk-ins Monday through Thursday as space permits. Tours are 90 minutes long. Tours are open to people of all ages. Only those 21+ can imbibe. Please bring your ID. Please wear close-toed shoes, and make sure to check the other events happening during SFMade Week & MFG Day! Questions? Please email [email protected] *****…

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$5

Artisans of SF Conservation Framing Demo – SFMade Week

October 10, 2019 @ 5:30 pm
SFMade, 150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States

People often wonder how picture framing is done. With some straight forward instructionand access to professional equipment, quality framing can be easily achieved. Come see how it’s done! Free demonstration by Joseph Dellert, owner of the Artisan of San Francisco. Mention SFMade for a 20% first-time discount all week. We will meet outside in front of Artisans of SF. One of the SFMade staff will hold an SFMade Week sign and will check you in before heading inside. Questions? Please…

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$90

Sharon Z Jewelry Workshop: Make Your Own Sterling Silver Bracelet – SFMade Week

October 10, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
SFMade, 150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States

Get ready to jump start your creativity and learn something new! In this workshop you’ll learn to make your own sterling silver cuff bracelet! Using traditional metalworking tools, you’ll learn to form, shape, hammer and texture your personalized bracelet. This workshop is great for beginners and for anyone thinking about diving into being a jewelry maker. Come and find out why so many of us got bitten by the jewelry-making bug. Students in this workshop will leave with a silver…

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$25

Anchor Brewing Tour and Tasting (Session 1) – SFMade Week

October 11, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
SFMade, 150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States

Get a glimpse at centuries-old craft brewing traditions, a taste of San Francisco history, and a flight of selected Anchor beers. Reserve tickets online. We can accommodate walk-ins Monday through Thursday as space permits. Tours are 90 minutes long. Tours are open to people of all ages. Only those 21+ can imbibe. Please bring your ID. Please wear close-toed shoes, and make sure to check the other events happening during SFMade Week & MFG Day! Questions? Please email [email protected] *****…

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$5

D.a.D Sewing Factory Tour – SFMade Week

October 11, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
SFMade, 150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States

Join us for a tour of Designing A Difference Sewing House’s full-service sewing factory in the Dogpatch! CEO Rebecca Cahua will tell her story and show us what types of garments she produces, and how. This is a rare occasion to see a sewing factory in action. From patterns to gradings, prototypes, screen printing and full service production, Rebecca can also answer any questions. We will meet in front of D.a.D. Sewing House. One of the SFMade staff will hold…

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$5

Timbuk2 Bags Factory Tour – SFMade Week

October 11, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
SFMade, 150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States

Want to see how Timbuk2 makes those “tough-as-hell” bags? Join us for a tour of Timbuk2’s bag production factory and follow the steps of how bags are made! You will learn about the inner-workings of a company that has been manufacturing custom bags in SF’s Mission District since 1989. We will meet inside the Timbuk2 store. One of the SFMade staff will hold an SFMade Week sign and will check you in before heading inside the factory. Please wear close-toed…

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$5

[Group Tour] Manufacturing Foundry Tour: Advanced Mfg, Sewing & Distilling

October 11, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
SFMade, 150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States

Join us for a tour of four different neighboring manufacturers, all located in the Manufacturing Foundry at 150 Hooper St! This fast-paced tour includes an alcohol tasting for ages 21+. We will start with a tour of advanced mechanical engineering firm Swope Design Solutions, then visit the pattern & sample apparel studio Yorkland Productions, stop by non-profit makerspace Humanmade, and finish with a tour of Seven Stills – including both their current location at 150 Hooper and the construction site…

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$5

Urban Farmgirls Factory Tour – SFMade Week

October 11, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
SFMade, 150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States

Urban FarmGirls Garden Design Company creates a distinct line of garden products, specializing in Pozzola artisan pots & ornamentals, succulent living wreaths and vertical garden boxes for exterior and interior enjoyment. Come explore their studio and learn how they make their artisan pots and wreaths. More info about Urban FarmGirls here: http://www.urbanfarmgirls.com/ We will meet in front of Urban Farmgirls. One of the SFMade staff will hold an SFMade Week sign and will check you in before heading inside. The…

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$5

Shotwell Paper Mill Factory Tour – SFMade Week

October 11, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
SFMade, 150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States

Join us and learn how paper is made! We use traditional Western and Eastern papermaking techniques to produce sheets one at a time. Our paper is made from old rags, locally grown plant fibers, and/or other plant based textiles that are otherwise headed for the waste stream. We will meet outside in front of Shotwell Paper Mill. One of the SFMade staff will hold an SFMade Week sign and will check you in before heading inside. Please wear close-toed shoes,…

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$25

Anchor Brewing Tour and Tasting (Session 2) – SFMade Week

October 11, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
SFMade, 150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States

Get a glimpse at centuries-old craft brewing traditions, a taste of San Francisco history, and a flight of selected Anchor beers. Reserve tickets online. We can accommodate walk-ins Monday through Thursday as space permits. Tours are 90 minutes long. Tours are open to people of all ages. Only those 21+ can imbibe. Please bring your ID. Please wear close-toed shoes, and make sure to check the other events happening during SFMade Week & MFG Day! Questions? Please email [email protected] *****…

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January 2020

$30

How to Manufacture Locally for Apparel and Sewn Products

January 28, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
SFMade, 150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States

If you are planning to produce apparel or sewn products, this session is for you! In an interactive and supportive environment, you’ll learn how to set-up and manage your own manufacturing operation or use contract manufacturers. We will cover key considerations including: • Assessing your needs and what makes the most sense for your particular business • Information and referrals to local factories and manufacturing resources • Acquiring facilities and where to look • Zoning and Permitting Issues • Obtaining…

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February 2020

Free

SFMade Orientation

February 11, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
SFMade, 150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States

Come learn about what we do and how we help manufacturing companies to succeed. Empowering Manufacturers. Creating Jobs. Transforming our City. SFMade’s mission is to build and support a vibrant manufacturing sector in San Francisco, that sustains companies producing locally-made products, encourages entrepreneurship and innovation, and creates employment opportunities for a diverse local workforce.

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$30

How to Manufacture Locally for Food and Beverage Makers

February 20, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
SFMade, 150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States

If you are planning to produce beverage or packaged food products, this session is for you! In an interactive and supportive environment, you’ll get an intro into setting up and managing your own manufacturing operation or using co-packers. We will cover key considerations including: • Assessing your needs and what makes the most sense for your particular business • Information and referrals to local kitchens, co-packers, and other resources • General information about acquiring facilities, and where to look •…

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March 2020

$30

Intellectual Property 101 for Manufacturers: Legal Matters Surrounding Your Branding, Creative Works, and Inventions

March 3, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
SFMade, 150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States

Join us to discuss the importance of proactively securing trademarks, copyrights, and patents for your business and get all your questions answered! Many companies, especially new ones, find themselves reacting only after discovering that another business was first to use their trademark, or after finding out that the photographer they hired actually owns the photos’ copyright. Mr. Kuehn discusses how to get on top of protecting a modern day business’s most important assets – intellectual property. We will cover key…

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$30

Analyzing Financial Statements to Maximize Profitability and Minimize Risk

March 12, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
SFMade, 150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States

Do you review your balance sheet, profit & loss and cash flow reports every month, and track ratios and discrepancies? Being able to interpret financial statements is particularly critical in a manufacturing business, and will help you monitor and reach financial health. This workshop will focus on: Financial statements 101: what they are, how to read them The story your financial statements are really telling you Uncovering hidden meanings Ratios and what they signify Key areas that are being overlooked…

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