Sunday, October 9, 2011

Pittsburgh Public Market

Dylan Zehr chopped apple slices for customer samples at the Pittsburgh Public Market on Sunday October 2. Zehr tended the Clarion River Organics booth, selling a large variety of produce.

Shoppers drift through the indoor Pittsburgh Public Market on October 2, 2011. Produce, craft, baked goods and many other vendors set up throughout the week on Smallman St. near 17th St.

Cynthia Hill, founder and president of Third Day Organics, explained her newer products such as candles. She started making soaps in 2003, a few years later she started a business, and now she and her son work together to grow organic herbs which they use to make bath and body products.

Debbie Maier Jacknin, of Jenn's Jems, explained how she and her daughter make jewelry and other accessories and sell them together, at the Pittsburgh Public Market on October 2, 2011. Debbie said her daughter started the jewelry, and “she taught me. She'd make them, and I'd make little mommy suggestions,” adding that her daughter left for college and passed a lot of it on to Debbie although it is still a team effort.

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