RVA Women's Day | Impact Makers

 

When a small idea to highlight B-Corporations on International Woman’s Day turned into pop-up market featuring sustainable and ethical-focused, women-owned businesses with a 100+ guest list, you get RVA Woman’s Day! Hosted by Impact Makers in Richmond’s historic Scott’s Addition, the market was the perfect venue to showcase 8 amazing businesses. Each woman brought a variety of snacks + wine and Bad Ass Booth kept the fun coming all night long! A special thanks to Anika Horn of Impact Makers for putting the event together and gathering all of the ladies to celebrate!

  • Love This, a mobile boutique in a vintage Airstream Trailer inspiring consumers to make ethical shopping choices by curating a collection of goods that do good;

  • Chic Stripes, a full-service personal styling company designed to help women and men create sustainable wardrobes that work for them, not against them;

  • One Little World, a small fair trade company partnering directly with artisans in the developing countries of Ecuador, Kenya, Nepal, Uganda and soon Brasil;

  • Hummingbird Gardens, a garden grown with love from Amanda’s front yard where she grows herbs, edible flowers, and cut flowers for restaurants and homes. Through HBG Garden Coach she helps families build their dream garden;

  • Beauty Counter, a B Corporation disrupting the $62 billion a year beauty industry in the US with the mission of getting safer products into the hands of everyone and providing luxury, safer personal care products and cosmetics;

  • Basket and Bike, empowering people to connect with the land and their communities by promoting a leisurely bicycle lifestyle through tours, rentals, and curated products;

  • Pure Roots Nutrition, encouraging people to live simply and vibrantly with a focus on whole foods, whole person based nutrition education and culinary instruction; and

  • Noonday Collection, a business that helps grow international artisan businesses by selling their beautiful handmade jewelry. All pieces are fair trade, handmade by artisans in over 13 different countries working to keep their families together and out of poverty.