Getting crafty
Artisans, musicians, community support at ‘Not Yo Mama’s’ fair
by E. Assata Wright
Reporter staff writer
Jul 03, 2011 | 3304 views | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend | print
WITH FRIENDS LIKE THAT… Adam Levine (left) of Fluffy Goodness sold his unique brand of small cuddly stuffed creatures, popular with young and old. “Yes, we do have regular customers who say they collect them,” Levine said.
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When a craft fair draws crowds of city hipsters to an empty parking lot to buy handmade jewelry formed from bullet shell casings and feathers, or sterling sliver mixed with cement, you know you’re not in Kansas anymore.

Hundreds of guests and nearly 100 vendors turned out on June 25 in the Morgan parking lot in Jersey City for the third annual Not Yo Mama’s Craft Fair, a yearly celebration of homegrown artists, musicians, and craft-based small businesses.


Hundreds of people turned out for the third annual Not Yo Mama’s Craft Fair.


For those who weren’t there, here’s a highlight of what you missed. Mark those calendars for next year.

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