The Hartsbrook School
Waldorf Education In The Pioneer Valley Of Western Massachusetts
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Holiday Fair 2015

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Enjoy the spirit of the holidays!

HF 2015 General.bmpFriday Evening Holiday Shopping Bazaar
November 20, 5p – 8:30pm

Find your holiday gifts from amazing local artisans before the bustle of the Holiday Fair – high-quality, hand-crafted, natural.  Shop, sip and socialize -a fun night out for adults.   See Vendors Below!

Holiday Fair ~ Saturday November 21 10am – 4pm

Crafts and Activities ~
Enjoy candle making, treasures, cookie decorating, crafts, hay and pony rides and jump rope making.
Experience Hartsbrook~
Try your hand at finger knitting, wet felting and paper star folding.   Enjoy Story Telling and Bees Wax Sculpting.
Start Your Holiday Shopping~
Beautiful, unique hand-crafted gifts by local artisans!
Live performances  and beautiful puppet shows throughout the day.
Delicious Food~   Join us for a fantastic lunch and be sure to stop in the bakery for a treat!
Come see Father Winter, the Town Criers and the Pocket Person!

For members of the Hartsbrook Community, click on the Volunteer Spot button below to sign up for helping at the Holiday Fair

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Holiday Fair Vendors ~

We are so pleased to support local artisans who resonate with our community’s wishes for warmth, wonderment and wholesomeness!

Pop-Up Store



Hartsbrook School’s Pop-Up Store! – It is with delight and pleasure that we bring you the beloved Hartsbrook School Store. Crayons, paints, wooden cars, woolen dollies, sweet woodland critters, children’s books, warm winter hats, Advent calendars.



Heartshside Toys

Hearthside Toys ~
We offer handcrafted, wooden toys and children’s aprons. Everything is made with exceptional care and attention to detail, out of the highest quality materials.  Amy and David are Heartsbrook parents.

Fullscreen capture 11132015 111938 AM.bmpRebecca Rose ~
Our very own Rebecca Rose, music teacher and Alumnae parent, brings us hand-crafted jewelry in stone, crystals, silver, woven and leather.

Hobby HorsesHobby Horses and Hammocks  ~  Alumna Amber Dahlin teams up with her mom Jane Andresen to bring us hand-made hammocks and delightful hand-held horses.

Zacheck PhotographyMelanie Zacheck Fine Art Photography ~
Melanie is a Hartsbrook School Alumni and Melanie Zacek and an award-winning fine art portrait and wedding photographer.



Hevenly Hues (2)Heavenly Hues, Nicole Romerant dyed felt and yarn. Current Hartsbook parent and longtime Hartsbrook volunteer, Nicole offers gorgeous plant dyed felt and yarn.




Inner Healing Outer GlowInner Healing Outer Glow, Saralee Hofrichter ~
Holistic Skin Care Specialist and Certified Dr. Hauschka Esthetician, Saralee is family to two Hartsbrook students and staff.


HarperHarper Handcrafted Creations ~
Nira Harper offers beautiful paper collage work.  Nira is an Alumni family member.

Whimsy and Tea



Von PogzVon Pogz ~
Hand Crafted Quality Toys ~ Swords, Knives, Shields, Capes.


Swift FarmsSwift Farms ~
Beeswax candles, honey, beeswax lip balm, honey soap.


Fungi AllyFungi Ally ~
Fungi Ally strives to bring mushrooms and all their benefits to the forefront of the pioneer valley.


Moonshine Designs at KeldabyMoonshine Design ~
Cynthia Herbert makes hand-woven and knitted mohair apparel and throws!

Artisan Candles Christian ZyglaArtisan Candles ~
 Artisan Candles are made from the finest natural golden yellow and sun bleached white beeswax. All candles are hand crafted by artisan candle maker Christian Zygla.

Bee Field FarmBee Fields Farm ~
At Bee Fields Farm we work full-heartedly with the intention to create wholesome food and medicine.

PetersmansBoardsand BowlsPeterman’s Boards & Bowls ~
Hand turned wooden bowls, serving trays and cheese boards from locally fallen trees in Western Massachusetts, such as maple, cherry or black walnut.


Whimsy and TeaWhimsy & Tea ~
Hand woven linens. When you use beautiful objects on a daily basis, you get a regular dose of beauty. Beauty becomes woven into your everyday life, along with food, water and sleep.

Joe OliverioJoe Oliverio Photography ~  ~
Fine Art Prints, Birds of Western MA


Free Ramblin Kids

Free Ramblin’ KidsFree Ramblin Kids Handmade, clothes and toys for young children.





Rag Hill FarmRag Hill Farm ~
Jennifer Kapitulik makes handspun yarn, dyed locks, quilted potholders, up-cycled wool bags and cat toys, and needle felting kits. Quilted potholders, yarn, hats.


Grass Hill Alpacas ~
Nancy Foster and family produce beautiful hand woven hats, mittens and socks.

WWhispering Woodshispering Woods ~ Maryann Shulkin heirloom quality wooden toys ~ naturally dyed rambouillet merino wool yarns ~ black walnut cherry spalted maple charcuterie boards ~ sheep skin rugs ~ hand dipped beeswax candles ~ hand poured beeswax sun catchers ~ wild crafted medicinal salves

Andrea Boyko – Bula Jean’s Boutique – Wool leather soled slippers, wool hats, mittens and balaclavas. Wool stuffed balls and toys. Wool sweater pants.

Jenny Atkins ~ Twisted Mysteries Angora – Fiber, yarn and knitted products hand made from my own pure angora and blended angora/wool in natural and hand-dyed colors.

Natash DeCastro – Placemats with gnome homes, cards, and paintings with angels and gnomes. Painted gourds for birdhouses of fairy houses.

Scandinavian Crafts Made By Trine & AngelicaScandinavian designs with a twist.

Daniel Berry – Invisible City ApiaryRaw, locally-sourced, treatment-free honey.

Elizabeth Radysh ~ Beautiful animals from up-cycled materials.

David Dann ~ Handcrafted Jewelry.

Raili Cohen ~Scandinavian hand knitted wool hats, socks, sweaters.

Ruth LeBar ~ Hand dyed and painted silk scarves, stationery cards.

Sigrid Scholz ~  Felted wall hangings, birch bark fairy houses, acorn people.