San Antonio Magazine’s BEST OF THE CITY Contest!!!

I kept a secret for almost two months!  A BIG secret!!! San Antonio Magazine reached out to me the first week of January, with a note about how impressed they were that I found ways to connect with people despite all that 2020 brought, that I pulled together this community of makers, and that we outlasted covid.  They wanted to give Handmade on Main an Editor's Choice award in their…

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I’m Featured in Voyage Houston!

http://voyagehouston.com/interview/meet-amy-bierstedt-scratch-farm-boerne-just-outside-san-antonio/         "Today we’d like to introduce you to Amy Bierstedt.   Amy, let’s start with your story. We’d love to hear how you got started and how the journey has been so far. Our changes began about eight years ago. We started raising chickens. We planted a garden. We caught rainwater. I was learning how to cook (really cook) with wonderful from-scratch recipes. I stopped purchasing…

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I’m Published! With Kendall County Woman Magazine! (again) 😁

I'm still doing it!  I'm saying YES to things, before I say no.  Even scary things. I've sucked it up... to appear on morning shows, to submit my products to HEB, to being a magazine cover story.  To even writing my third published article!  But this one was really easy.  It was all about the importance of supporting and shopping handmade! {SO thankful for this opportunity with Kendall County Woman Magazine.}…

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I’m a Cover Girl!!!

Check out the March issue of Boerne Business Monthly!!!!!! {A look at my passion for local biz, small businesses, and shopping handmade... the reason behind From Scratch Farm... what's going on at the new Handmade on Main co-op... some details on the Boerne Retailers' Style Show & Shopping Event... and the first announcements about National Handmade Day!}   https://issuu.com/boernemag/docs/march2020_boerne_business_monthly_online                

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Best of the City!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

It all started with a surprise direct message and e-mail!  Our salve was an Editor's Choice winner in San Antonio Magazine's BEST OF THE CITY contest!  Eek!   So we followed it up with: some happy dancing a quick meeting with Kathleen Petty, Senior Editor at the magazine a celebratory social media post an IGTV video with Macaulay Hammond, the magazine's Business Development Manager and Thursday night's Best of the…

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I’m Published! With Handmade Seller Magazine!!!

This was big, you guys!  As difficult, trying, exhausting, rewarding, exciting, and fulfilling being an entrepreneur is.  So was writing this article!  But it's done... and I love it!                               To learn more about Handmade Seller Magazine, to subscribe to their issues, to apply to be featured: Website Facebook Instagram    

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Favorite Things!!!

    Can't tell you how excited I am that we're included in a handful of HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDES and FAVORITE THINGS LISTS this Christmas season!!!!!!! Two lists are with people that we've been working with for years, so it wasn't a surprise.  But three were out of the blue.  And they had the sweetest things to say in their posts (and in their private messages to me about their…

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Our Business Highlighted (Texas Hill Country Culture Magazine)

It was really fun to be interviewed for the first time!  But it took me forever to see the final product!     In early March, the very sweet Nancy Foster, came out to the shop to visit for a while.  She got the quick tour of the shop.  And she snapped a pic of awkward me. Then, not only did I have to wait until the May issue was…

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Our Business Highlighted (Vendors of the World)

I loved being contacted by Vendors of the World!  I loved being asked to be featured.  I love that their mission is to share the stories of the faces behind small businesses everywhere.  Brilliant!  And so appreciated! After learning a little bit more about me, their caption with my feature read: I am Amy Bierstedt from Boerne, Texas, the founder of @thefromscratchchick and I am a #vendoroftheworld. , I am most afraid of…

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