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Join The Collective

Why join us? We are a community of local makers who fiercely SUPPORT one another. We have regular meet-ups so that you can connect + collaborate with fellow entrepreneurs. The collective was founded by makers FOR makers. We want to see you SUCCEED!


As a part of the collective, you will have first access to all of our pop-ups and events throughout the year. Here is what some of our artisans have to say:

"AMC has played a HUGE part in my first year of craft marketing being a joyful success! I really appreciate the hard work you do to put on these events and the hard work your pour into your own business and family!"

"We had a wonderful experience and love the wonderful vendors and shoppers you all bring to the markets! We are all very impressed with your consistency and efforts in advertising through vendor highlights, an updated Instagram page, and reels with tags! We appreciate your flexibility, clear communication, thoughtfullness, and go get em' attitude. You put on an amazing holiday market and we look forward to doing more markets with you in the future!"

We can't wait to collaborate and support YOU!

What We Offer

We are all about elevating and supporting high quality local makers. Collective members receieve regular promotion on our socials + website with back links to increase SEO, first access to apply for events, waived application fees, and MORE! Let us help you THRIVE!

How it works

Step 1: Apply Below + Pay Application Fee

Apply to be a part of the collective. The application fee is $10. Membership to the collective is $50 billed yearly. This fee goes to support our operations and helps us help you grow! 

Step 2: Acceptance

If you meet our standards and impress our panel of rotating judges (who are fellow artisans) we will accept your membership to the collective. We are looking for HIGH quality handmade talented artisans with beautiful websites, products images, and market setups who are local to WNC.

Step 3: Pay Yearly Membership Fee

If accepted, we will send you a form to input your brand info and our payment info for the yearly fee. Once paid and we receive your response, we and begin working our magic! Your brand will be listed on the collective's website within a week of receiving info/payment.

That's it! It is so easy to apply and gain access to our community.

Join appalachian makers collective

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