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We are proud to announce we have extended our Far South CDC Marketplace program through December 23, 2023. With grant support from The Coleman Foundation, Far South CDC is showcasing five new Black-owned small businesses alongside four returning Marketplace vendors.
New businesses: Aries Rising, Body and Soul Experience, Belans Scrubline Collection, Javez Java Coffee Roastery and Vessels of the Paut Neteru join returning vendors Chic T Boutique, Cosmic Creole, Max Candle Co and Simply Stuff. These shops offer everything from designer clothing and accessories to household goods, natural beauty and skincare products, handmade wood carvings and resin journals, aromatherapy candles, fresh roasted coffee and more.
The Far South CDC Marketplace (837 W. 115th Street, Chicago) is open now through December 23, 2023 from 12-6 p.m. daily. Participating small businesses manage their own hours throughout the week within this timeframe. For more information, call 773-831-7107.
“We are thrilled to continue our Far South CDC Marketplace program and provide an opportunity for these incredible South Side businesses to explore the market of a physical retail space while showcasing their goods and services,” says Far South CDC’s Chief Development & Innovation Officer Florence Hardy. “One of our major program areas is assistance for small businesses, ranging from webinars and workshops to helping business owners access state and federal grants and other resources. Our Marketplace is an extension of this ongoing work to support small businesses across the region.”
Javez Java Coffee Roastery is an independent roaster using only high-quality beans, with a selection of notes including spicy, nutty, fruity and earthy, to provide customers with a well-balanced coffee.
Aries Rising is a lifestyle brand that explores soul-driven vision and purpose. With an extensive range of offerings from handcrafted resin journals to an expanding clothing line, flavorful teas and transformative digital coaching services, Aries Rising aims to empower individuals on their personal journeys of self-discovery and growth!
Body and Soul Experience is an aromatherapy and scented candle company specializing in holistic remedies to reduce anxiety and depression through candles, journaling, meditation and candle-making sessions!
Vessels of the Paut Neteru honors and shares the way of life of the ancestors, providing a large selection of Adinkra symbols and objects made from ebony wood, handmade in the U.S. and Africa.
Cosmic Creole is a holistic health service aiding the mind, body and spirit through medicinal plants.
Belans Scrubline Collection specializes in workwear scrubs for healthcare and
Max Candle Co provides holistic healing through aromatherapy, offering soy and beeswax blended scented candles in reusable containers.
Chic T Boutique is an affordable, upscale women’s clothing and accessories boutique that also customizes Crocs and t-shirts.
Simply Stuff provides designer clothing, shoes, accessories and handbags for every occasion from business meetings to family outings, with different brands and styles to fit any lifestyle.
We love our customers, so feel free to visit during normal business hours.
837 West 115th Street, Chicago, IL 60643-4618
12:00 pm – 06:00 pm
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Far South Community Development Corporation
853 West 115th Street, Chicago, Illinois 60643
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