The Fall Nature Makers Market at Blandford Nature Center is back just in time for the holiday season! People of all ages are invited to celebrate the season of giving and shop for nature-inspired goods. This free, single-day event will take place on Saturday, November 12th from 9 am-3 pm at Blandford Nature Center located at 1715 Hillburn Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504. The Nature Makers Market highlights local artists in the Grand Rapids area who create products inspired by nature or use natural or sustainable materials. This year’s fall market will feature over 30 new and returning vendors who will be selling textiles, prints, ceramics, glassworks, jewelry, stationery, stickers, and more. There will be a variety of styles and a wide selection of items available — all of which are created with nature in mind. Vendors include: Blue Elephant Glass, Shrunk Woolery, Busy Hands Studio, Woven Apothecary, Moor & Moonseed, Nature Walk Studio, Ghost Forest Resin Works, Silverthorn Pottery, Big Mitten Linocuts, My Lovely Muse, Golden Hour Herb Farm, Sue Van Dame Jewelry, E-scape Art Glass, Good Omen, Honeydew wood working, Astounding Illustrations, EarthSide, Light Journey Creation, Miss Nanny Falanny, Flora+Fungi Apothecary, Field Sparrow Studio, Birds of the Air Gifts, pottery, Querkus Creative, Runaway Press, Lucky Shoe Arts Collective, Knot Ur Mothers Macrame, Wildship Studio LLC, B. McGee Illustration, Gathered Botanicals Blandford’s Community Program Manager, Camilla Voelker, said, “It’s amazing to see the creativity each artist demonstrates while using nature as the inspiration for their work or using sustainable materials for their products.” She went on to add, “If you’re looking to get your holiday shopping done or need gift ideas, this is a great opportunity to support your local nature center and small businesses!” Admission to the Nature Makers Market is free for all ages and no registration is required to attend. Guests can learn more about the vendors and see a preview of what might be available by visiting Blandford’s Community Calendar at: