Local Artisan Market at Valley Fair Mall

From Oct. 1 through Dec. 31, a collective made up of nine tremendous local community makers will takeover the SJMADE Pop-Up Space at Valley Fair Mall (2855 Stevens Creek Blvd, Santa Clara, CA 95050)! The SJMADE Pop-Up space is located in between MAC makeup and Swarovski.


About Local Artisan Market at Valley Fair Mall

Starting on Oct. 1, a collective of nine local community makers will launch their pop-up shop at Valley Fair Mall in the SJMADE Pop-Up Shop space near MAC and Swarovski. Running through Dec. 31, this very special pop-up experience will offer shoppers a meticulously curated array of products created and made by local community makers. Perfect for your winter holiday season shopping needs but also, just perfect for the #shoplocal in you!


Who are the local makers of Local Artisan Market collective? 

Kindred Cooks Caramels, Jeri Vasquez

Jeri started making handmade caramels for holiday gifts and turned this tradition into a “dangerously delicious” business.  There is nothing sweeter than watching someone try our award winning caramels for the first time and experience love at first bite!

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Jake's Castro Kitchen, Jake Blaine

Jake is a Le Cordon Bleu pastry chef.  He spent summers growing up in Utah making jam with his grandmothers.

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Taneesi, Manjari Agochiya

Manjari specializes in making handmade jewelry using silver, brass, resin semi-precious stones, and crystals. Her jewelry has vintage artwork influences, and bridges the gap between vintage art and modern minimalism. 

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Cake Therapy, Monica Espinoza

Monica has been an avid baker since childhood and has developed a passion for creating a variety of baked goods with healthy ingredients.  After years of development, she has created delicious baking mixes that are naturally gluten free and made without refined sugar.

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Cubee: The Illuminating Photo Cube, Justin Lemus

Inspired by the classic 1970's acrylic photo cube, designer Justin Lemus developed "Cubee" which was funded through Kickstarter and has since shipped to thousands of customers all over the world. He recently partnered with Randi Zuckerberg & The Home Shopping Network to launch Cubee to its 95 million viewers in 2017.

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THAO Tea Co., Thao Ho

Thao started THOA Tea Company because of her passion for a healthy lifestyle. She wants to share that passion via tea consumption. THAO teas are USDA certified organic, premium quality, nutritious, unique, no sugar added or sweetener, and tasty. 

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I Dream of Cookies, Nancy Nguyen

I Dream of Cookies was established in 2013 by Nancy Nguyen as part of a mission to satisfy her insatiable sweet tooth. After attending the second annual Cookie Con, she was inspired to spend countless hours honing her piping skills to create truly customized works of edible art that taste as good as they look.

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OSO Pepper Company, Vincent & Myra Verret

The idea for Oso Pepper Company began with the belief that a pepper sauce should convey more than just the sensation of, “my mouth is on fire.” It should convey the taste of the pepper itself. In 2008 when Myra and Vincent began their garden, never thinking that it would lead from a hobby to a successful business.

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Extraordinary Blends, Lesley Heller

"Seven years ago while working as an outside sales rep. selling balsamic vinegars and olive oils to chefs, I came upon a true 25 year old balsamic vinegar. I was hooked and now sell exclusively at events as well as online. Ask for a taste of the best balsamic vinegar. Ever!"

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Apply to Vend at Local Artisan Market

Local Artisan Market does not have any available maker spaces in its collective at this time. However, if you would like to be considered for future iterations of Local Artisan Market, we encourage you to apply today. Since San Jose Made is not directly running this pop-up shop, we will forward your application to Jeri Vasquez of Kindred Cooks Caramels, i.e. the person running this pop-up shop. She'll be the one to provide you with any and all relevant information pertaining to vending as part of the collective.