Get a taste of some of the best local businesses Indiana has to offer

Get a taste of “local” and do some last-minute Mother’s Day shopping, too! Mel McMahon of Indiana Originals shares how we can treat mom and ourselves, all at the same time!

Sat, May 13, 2017
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Sullivan Hardware & Garden
71st & Keystone

Indiana Originals promotes Indiana products, Indiana places, and Indiana service providers. Indiana Originals simplifies the search for local by providing a growing, statewide directory of locally owned and operated businesses headquartered in Indiana. Online and on their app, you can find many of today’s featured Indiana Originals members and you can meet several business owners in person on Saturday at our special pop-up at Sullivan Hardware & Garden from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Indiana Originals is giving you a taste of local and a last chance at Mother’s Day shopping this Saturday! Join us at Sullivan Hardware & Garden at 71st and Keystone from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for great sales in the garden center and great deals from local Indianapolis, Carmel, Shelbyville, Westfield, and Fort Wayne businesses.  This event is free.

Some of our vendors include:

  • Amazing Hazels Sauces: Hazel’s Amazing Gourmet Chili Sauce; Mild Zesty Flavor, 16 ounce Jar Our all natural gluten free, fat free, Gourmet CHILI SAUCE is a great condiment topping on scrambled eggs, hamburgers, hotdogs, pulled chicken, pulled pork, added to cheese dip, added to spaghetti sauce, baked beans, chili and more.
  • My Pretty Little Pretzel: Since 2008, Kate has been creating sweets for friends and family across Central Indiana. Several years ago, she was introduced to a truffle recipe that simply was unrivaled but time-consuming and not easily made.  After a complete life changing event which concluded with a back surgery in March 2016 and with the support and encouragement of her closest friends, “think tank” and taste testers, she took her hobby and love for creating customized pretzels and truffles and turned it into a business.
  • CoasterStone: Absorbing coasters are the perfect way to protect your wood surfaces from beverage rings and spills. CoasterStone offers the widest selection of coaster art in the market. With over 2,000 designs, our coasters feature licensed artwork from many popular artists and you can create custom coasters, too!
  • Chocolate for the Spirit: Luxury gourmet artisan award winning chocolates make the perfect gift or treat. Chocolate for the Spirit is an award-winning, artisan chocolatier focused on working with some of the world’s finest, rarest chocolates and introducing American consumers to the over 400 flavor and fragrance aromas found in chocolate. Master Chocolatier Julie’s luxury chocolate creations feature fine flavored chocolate that has not been altered with vegetable oils and artificial flavors as has most commodity or candy grade chocolate sold in the US.
  • Big Brick House Bakery & Pasta: The Big Brick House Bakery is a small family business. It was created as a venue for Leigh Rowan a mother that liked to bake fresh breads and pies for her family. She pays tribute to the person who taught her how to cook, Grandma Robbins, starting on her birthday in October of 2007. With this business, Leigh tries to incorporate as many local ingredients as possible. “Our mission is to help build a sustainable community, by producing food products made with the fresh local bounty”. We are raising the awareness of nutrition by attending local farmers markets. With this, Big Brick House is contributing to a flourishing local economy and sets a standard for future growth in Indiana.
  • Eisele’s Honey: Eisele’s Honey was started in 1981 in the countryside of Westfield, Indiana by Tom Eisele. Tom started beekeeping as a hobby. Soon the hobby turned into a labor of love that included maintaining over 2000 registered hives.

  • GoddessMountain Naturals: Goddess Mountain aims to provide quality salves and balms necessary to soothe and calm skin, invigorate, revitalize, Through properties provided by nature, the various salves help to moisturize and rejuvenate your skin, soothe itching caused by bug bites, bee stings, poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac, to name a few. As well, these salves have been found to ease pain from sore muscles & tendons, pull bruises out faster, and aid in the healing of wounds, cuts, scrapes and more! These all natural herbs are infused in organic, non-GMO certified coconut oil & organic olive oil and melted with pure Indiana beeswax. The essential oils used in each specific salve have a purpose, as well as, a very nice aroma! Have a look at the selections below. We hope you will find, as we have, that whatever ails your skin & body…there’s probably a salve for that!
  • Deep Thoughts in Calligraphy: Add the ‘Wow’ factor to your next special occasion with custom calligraphy. View samples of my handwriting including custom envelopes, invites, place cards, post cards, etc. Limited supply, sandblasted glass wear will be available for purchase for this event, so remember to check it out early, while it’s still up for grabs. I’ll also be there helping you with some last-minute Mother’s Day shopping. I’ll be set up with my calligraphy pens ready to embellish cards to make your mom smile.
  • Growing Forward Success Coaching: Every great athlete has a coach, and every great business owner has one, too! Business coach, Sandi Ballard, will be on site with her latest book, “How Badly Do You Want It.” Sandi helps her clients start, grow, and not-give-up-on their business, life, and success! Her mission is to help you define your success and help you achieve it.
  • Sullivan Hardware and Garden: At Sullivan Hardware, we are your local home and garden store that also gives you the added convenience of being able to shop from home at your leisure! Best of all, you get the added benefit of shopping from a home and garden store that has years of experience and can help you find the right tools or product for any job or occasion. We offer a full line of garden equipment, grills, patio furniture, and for the holidays, the finest selection of Santa’s Own artificial Christmas trees. Don’t forget to check out our online hardware store as well. Saturday, May 13, look for special deals on all of our hanging baskets!
  • Indiana Originals: The all new IndianaOriginals.com is your online resource for finding truly local businesses. Learn more about how we are simplifying the search for local and buy our IO t-shirts for just $15 Saturday!

To learn more, visit www.indianaoriginals.com.