What’s New at The Market – The Artisans Loft

We encourage everyone to rediscover The Market if you haven’t been in a while and for newcomers we look forward to meeting you.

We support local farmers, butchers, bakers, plant based food options, artisans and makers. We are evolving all the time. For our regular shoppers, we love your input and appreciate your dedication to our beautiful market.

We have some great things happening at The Market, so please check out the events page or follow us on Facebook or Instagram.

We celebrate all things local and invite community groups to share and engage with you. Every weekend there is something new to discover.

Be sure to check out the amazing artwork leading up to the Artisans Loft. The painting is by local London artist Sheri Cowan.

Andrew Brown of CBC came to The Market to see the mural – to listen to the interview or read the article follow the link – The Mural Project Interview.

If you would like to learn more about The Market have a look at this recent CBC article and video it highlights the community spirit through the eyes of a few shop owners.

“The People Make the Place”
The mural in the main stairwell.
Sheri with the original painting.

Artisans, makers, crafters & more…

We love it when new visitors discover the Artisans Loft. They are amazed at the talented artists, collectors, crafters, and designers in their beautiful shops.

Whether you need a hostess gift, a little décor for your home or just want to enjoy a coffee, a pastry, or crepe take the time to explore the Artisans Loft on the 2nd floor of The Market. The artisans love to answer your questions too!

Meet a few of the artisans, designers and makers.

Julia Hansford is a talented artist with a unique “eye” on the world. Her studio is a favourite for all ages.
Antony – amazing candlemaker. Custom scents and colours make Red Door Candle Studio great.
Joel – represents over 50 local artists in Spruce Moose and Cardie.
Paddy is an award winner handbag designer and the owner of Plumage Studio – amazing hats, and scarves. Her designs are timeless.
Dan makes metal do what he wants! Meddle with Metal. Whether it is a custom bench or a fabulous fire pit rim you will get a lifetime artisan product.
Sandra is a local women’s apparel designer – check out Loko Sport. Her casual wear looks fantastic on every woman.
Vincent is a sweet guy with a big heart for young musicians. You should hear him sing! Little Tunes Room has what young musicians need to get started.
Alexandra, a talented seamstress, and designer can customize your plush toys, fit your wedding dress and so much more. Check our Little Miss Queen.
Elaine and her husband Pawan keep Kemp’s full with jewellery, belts, and more. Plus you can get a new battery for your watch while you shop.
John loves rocks, crystals and nature. You can’t help but look at the huge variety of cool things in his shop – Hunters Rocks and Nature.
Taylor is a talented artist and sculptor. Always out in nature looking for the coolest thing to incorporate into her work. See her work in Found in Nature.
Denise is da Bomb… bath bliss that is. She will put a smile on your face and help you pamper yourself. Da Bomb Bath Bliss is her shop.
Creations by Karen is cool and creative spot to get a decorative wreath and fun décor. She also hosts a weekly “how to make it” every Sunday.
Catherine loves dogs. Her shop Canines and Cashmere offers custom tags, treats and many things to pamper your pet.
Lynn is an artist and loves vinyl records. Her shop Break N’ Records has gifts, collectibles, art and of course records.
Lisa has designed and created an outdoor lifestyle brand of clothing and accessories. Her shop Four Elks has great gift ideas and cowboy boots too.
Suzy knows knives… and sharpening. RW Sharpening can help you keep your culinary equipment in top shape and for the guys; beard and grooming products abound.
Rita creates crepes for all tastes at The Little Crepe Shop. Handmade from scratch there are so many options to choose from.
Chris has a passion for books. Just walk by his shop Bread and Roses and you can see for yourself there are hundreds to choose from and he is always bringing in something new for young readers.
George has the largest collection of aviation and automotive related collectibles, nostalgia, hats, models and more. Back in the Day Vintage – super cool stuff!
Jeff and Heather create and produce plant based cheese, sauces, vegan deli meats, and so much more. Plus you can get the best from scratch lemonade in southern Ontario at Great Veggie Bites.
You can’t miss the joyful smile of Sue from Liberty & Love. Fun jewellery, buttons, and more.

Tony is a talented sculptor and artist. His shop is magical in an earthy and connected way. His stories are enchanting just like him.