Since 2000 Bergeron Woodworks has been creating unique, one-of-a-kind, handmade furniture, frames and furnishings from recycled lumber. Their lumber is collected from historic New Orleans area renovations, tear downs and salvage yards
Check out his website for more beautiful pieces http://www.bergeronwoodworks.net/index.htm
Mermaid's Purse Natural Organics
They use 100% all Natural, Organic, & Vegan Friendly ingredients to create Personal Care products for healing and therapeutic purposes. Many of their products are made fresh upon order. They offer an extensive line of Herbal Soaps & Shampoos, Polishes & Scrubs, Healing Ointments, Bath Soaks, Essential Oils, Synergy Blend Massage Oils & Butters, Botanicals, Hydrosols, Maternity Care and functional Pottery Wares
I LOVE their pottery!
Check out their website at http://mermaidsnaturals.com/home.php for more of their fantastic products
Their bamboo tees are made from luxuriously soft bamboo, the most sustainable crop on the planet. Bamboo is naturally antibacterial with thermo control properties. It's hypoallergenic and moisture wicking. Their shirts carry environmental and social awareness messages.
Check out their website at http://nolatee.com/ for more of these soft Tees
Born in Colombia, Mario had been painting in New Orleans for five years until he was displaced by Hurricane Katrina. He then completed a Masters of Fine Arts at the prestigious New York Academy of Art in Tribeca, Manhattan (2008). After a six-month escape to Colombia after graduation where he taught an advanced course in Aesthetics in the Philosophy Department of the Universidad Nacional de Colombia (his alma mater), he is now finally back in New Orleans with his own Studio/Gallery on the popular Magazine Street in uptown New Orleans.
Check out his website athttp://www.mariopadilla.com/ for more of his creative works of art.
There will be many more artists and vendors at the festival, not to mention some fantastic musicians! I can't wait!