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'Made on EPA' Campaign

November 21, 2016 Posted by EPABID

This holiday season, give the gift of big ideas from one of the dozens of East Passyunk Avenue small businesses that are putting a ‘Made on EPA’ stamp on their locally-made products.

East Passyunk Avenue and our surrounding neighborhood are home to some serious talent, from the creative minds at Analog Watch Co. designing sophisticated watches sold on the MOMA website to the neighborhood-born artisans crafting jams, jellies, and preserves at Green Aisle Grocery. Whether it’s art, jewelry, food and drinks, clothing and accessories, body care products, or house wares and furniture you’re after, businesses all along the Avenue are creating and producing unique items that make the perfect unique and thoughtful holiday gifts.

We’re proud to celebrate all of our local artisans and makers with a special ‘Made on EPA’ holiday campaign, showcasing their talent and the distinctive products they’re creating. 

Starting on Saturday, November 26 (Small Business Saturday), we’ll be featuring a different ‘Made on EPA’ product each day through our Facebook, Twitter (@epassyunkave) and Instagram (@eastpassyunk) using the hashtag #MadeOnEPA. Follow along to see the diverse range of products that are being created right here in our cozy South Philadelphia neighborhood.

While a few items are now manufactured off-site, the majority of this creative magic happens right on the Avenue, in the stores and shops that we love so much.

Dozens of Avenue businesses, shops, artists, and stores work every day to create the products on our #MadeOnEPA list, and we’re proud to celebrate each and every one of them.


A & P Kitchens – Custom kitchen and bath cabinets and countertops
Amelie's Bark Shop – Natural dog and cat treats and specialty cakes
Analog Watch Co. – Watches made from natural materials including the world’s first soft and flexible wooden watch strap
Angel’s Fine Art Studio – Custom paintings and signs
Bella Baby Boutique – Embellished headbands, hats, tutus and clothing for infants and toddlers
Bell's Bike Shop – Custom built bikes
Bob Moysan – Noord’s co-owner has a selection of framed photographs and mixed-media work on display and for sale at the restaurant
Carolyn Verdi Boutique – Calligraphy
Cloth – Locally-designed South Philly themed baby tees
* Essen Bakery – Jewish-style baked goods

Favors and Flavors – Homemade candy 
Frame Fatale – Custom frames including freehand cut glass, locally-made prints
Green Aisle Grocery – Full line of grocery items including preserves, syrups, soap and more, available in gift boxes for the holidays
Guy’s Upholstery – Upholstering services
* Heavyweights – Custom-designed T-shirts, sweatshirts, hats

Jeri's Curio – Handmade candles, locally-made gifts and handmade vinyl record jewelry by local artist Leah Coonan
Jinxed – Up-cycled vintage furniture
Mancuso's Cheese Shop – Homemade mozzarella and ricotta cheese, baked goods for the holidays
Miss Demeanor – Women’s clothing, headbands and scarves
Nice Things Handmade – Knit hats, gloves and booties; large array of locally-made art, jewelry, gifts, and more
NRS Boutique – One-of-a kind clothing and accessories
Occasionette - Girls Can Tell line of dish towels, lunch bags, baby bibs and more; locally-made gifts
Painted Lady – Baby’s clothing and accessories
Palo Santo Wellness Boutique – Handmade Kingsnake jewelry with personalized healing properties; locally-made ceramics, oils, salves, more
Pasquale Scioli, Tailor – Custom men’s suits
Pollyodd – Liqueurs including limoncello and cream cellos made by Philadelphia’s first independently-owned liquor store
RACSO Fine Art – Artwork including local Latin American artists
Sermania Jewelry – Handmade ‘Passyunk Penny’ jewelry and LOVE pendant necklace

* South Fellini – South Philly-inspired pins and tee-shirts
South Phila Stained Glass – Custom created stained glass pieces of all sizes
South Philly Community Acupuncture – Locally-made jewelry, artwork, hand salves
Stargazy – Christmas pudding and English pies
Sweet Alyssa – Handmade clothing for infants and children
Urban Jungle – Custom designed planters and green walls
Vanilya Bakery – Custom cakes, cookies and cupcakes 
Vin Café – Wine from their Bucks County vineyard

* Volta Market – Full line of handmade organic body care products and loose teas

For more information and to follow our daily #MadeOnEPA features follow us on Facebook and Twitter at @epassyunkave and on Instagram at @eastpassyunk. We'll post #madeonEPA items every day starting on Small Business Saturday until X-mas eve.