Bay Area Made: Small Batch & Made to Order exhibit at Arion Press
June 12, 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
The exhibit Bay Area Made: Small Batch & Made to Order at Arion Press’ beautiful gallery in The Presidio, San Francisco, will showcase high quality, innovative, and locally made products of the broad and diverse Bay Area Made maker community. It will highlight the making processes and conscious choices from concept to finished product that result in products that are better for the user, the community, and the planet.
Aplat is an Asian-American woman-owned small business. We proudly stand in solidarity with other Bay Area businesses against racism and violent attacks against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders across the country.
March 24th | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM PDT
In celebration of Women's History Month, join us for an interactive conversation facilitated by Janet Lees, SFMade’s Co-Founder and Chief Program Officer. We will hear how Deborah Palmer Keiser, President of Timbuk2, Dina Dobkin, Chief Brand Officer of Fort Point Beer Company, Shujan Bertrand, Owner of Aplat, and Paula Chang, Co-Founder of Tinkering Monkey, have developed and grown their manufacturing businesses, and adapted during the COVID-19 pandemic.
November 2-27, 2020
We're participating in 1% for the Planet's 2020 Network Auction! Give a little and get a lot in return.
One small action can contribute to big impact. Through the power of leveraged giving, one donation translates into so much more. Your support of 1% for the Planet helps expand the influence, unlocks additional giving - much of it sustained - and directs it to environmental nonprofits delivering real impact.
September 30-October 11, 2020
This year, the Festival is going virtual and is dedicated to supporting local businesses, organizations and individuals working hard to overcome difficulties during these challenging times.
September 18-20, 2020
The mission of this auction is to shine a spotlight on BIPOC artists and makers while raising money to be invested directly into the local community. 100% of the proceeds will benefit Planting Justice, a permaculture garden in Oakland that builds gardens, educates on food justice, and provides training for folks transitioning from incarceration.
July 16 | 12pm-1pm
Join us for this hour long conversation with two GFDA Founding Members, Shu Bertrand of Aplat and Dave Charne of Fyrn. Together, we'll talk openly about the unexpected challenges facing the design industry in 2020. Shu and Dave will share the the ways in which they shifted their business models to meet the moment, protect their bottom line, and stay committed to low-waste. Not an easy feat!