Hillside Festival 2019
July 12 – 14
Among the Pines
Among the Pines creates handcrafted goods inspired by nature, with a core focus on Canadian culture and conservation. They educate consumers about pressing environmental/wildlife issues while providing one-of-a-kind gifts and home accents.
Bee Kind Organics
Candles made with 100 percent Ontario and Quebec beeswax, herbal ointments made from wild- crafted and homegrown herbs and wax from their own hives, and palm-oil-free soaps hardened with beeswax. Made with love and respect for bees.
Bella GreyGeorgian Bay beach stone, colourful paper découpage, and lead-free silver solder combine to create whimsical and organic jewellery. Bella Grey’s original, handcrafted work is the result of creative play and positive vision merging with a love of colour, design, and nature.
Proud to be weird, Cheeky Doodles values puns, butts, and making people laugh. Their creations are available on buttons, stickers, cards, and much more.
Christina Perris Jewellery
Goldsmith Christina Perris uses traditional metalsmithing techniques to craft handmade sterling silver jewellery. Inspired by the simple beauty of the world around her, she creates timeless pieces that are nothing less than wearable art.
Created by sister team Kate and Lana, Fierce Deer designs eclectic handmade jewellery with geometric shapes, quartz crystals, antique charms, and hand-stamped pieces. Fierce Deer is the product of hope and an adventurous spirit.
Fred & Bean
Fred & Bean is a local fashion label making the most of our unwanted and vintage materials. A fusion of rural Canadian and handmade- vintage, the styles are effortless and fun. Bring them a sentimental item of your own to repair or remake!
Get a temporary tattoo! Henna is a natural paste of a herbal (henna) plant that will stain your skin dark red for about two weeks. hennabyunnati designers will apply a freehand design of your choosing.
Lisa Spaulding is an ICNHA- certified henna artist dedicated to making 100 per cent natural henna paste and providing the highest quality original, freehand body art as well as plant-dyed silk creations.
Hip Chick Designs
Hip Chick Design is passionate about fashion, art, and the environment. Our up-cycled clothing has a fungranola chic vibe: everything is hand-crafted using recycled or end-of-roll materials saved from the landfill. Funky, conscious, and comfortable.
Jenna Gregory sells prints, cards, postcards, buttons, and magnets adorned with her weird and wonderful illustrations. If you’re looking for unique illustrations of your pets/family/house, ask about her custom services.
Katharine Kennie makes original ink drawings, which are turned into laser-etched prints on wood in her home studio in Grey County, Ontario. Current work includes prints, coasters, and jewellery inspired by nature and the occult.
Kind Hands has brought unique tie-dyed clothing to festival-goers throughout Ontario for 25 years. Working from their off-grid studio on the Bruce Peninsula, they source ethical textiles as a starting point for creations for all ages.
If you can’t eat it, we don’t use it! Though our ingredients don’t taste good, they won’t hurt you. We never use petroleum, parabens, dyes, fragrance, sodium laureth sulfate, or anything like it. But we do use lots of love.
Larry A. CLuchey Wood Turning
Finely crafted wood turnings from southern Ontario hardwoods: heirloom-quality, one-piece salad bowls, burl bowls, vases, and hollow forms, as well as small kitchen items, decorative tureen, and cutting boards — even wands.
Lodge Collection Handmade Leather
Specializing in a wide variety of Canadian handmade leather goods, our pieces are ethically sourced, one-of-a-kind, and built here in Ontario. All my products are genuine leather with nylon stitching for durability.
Melody Green Ceramics
Melody’s sculptures draw you into a visual and tactile experience designed to bring a smile to your face. Functional pieces are both food and dishwasher safe.
Midnight Special Instruments
MSI has settled into a bigger shop to keep up with the demand for Hugh’s affordable creations: banjos, banjo-lutes, Appalachian dulcimers, and the very popular banjolele. Many of Hugh’s high quality, affordable instruments are custom orders. midnightspecial.ca
Mind Your Bees Wraps
Mind Your Bees food wraps are made with local beeswax, cotton, organic jojoba oil, and pine resin. High-quality, handmade, long lasting, and reusable, they not only look beautiful and smell great, but they also work.
Alex creates wooden beer mugs in an old European style with lumber selectively and ethically cut from local cherry trees (available plain or embellished with intricate wood-burned designs), as well as hand-carved amulet-style pendants.
Based in Guelph, Nadine Henderson creates functional ceramics with designs that blend a modern and rustic aesthetic in form and decoration. Lovingly hand-built, these one-of-a-kind ceramics have a natural, organic look.
Nicole Gagnon Wooden Designs
Nicole hand-selects the woods from local suppliers, always rummaging for the most interesting grains and colours, to create her modern wooden jewelry and accessories. Her bold, geometric look is perfect for the modern-day trendsetter.
Pip Robins Accessories
Super-cool fanny packs, backpacks, bags, leather wallets, belt buckles, and much more. All handmade by one person and designed to suit all genders and styles — perfect for your weekend and real life.
RoRo Art creates lovable, original toys and puppets using sock, fur, fabrics, felting, and polymer clay; designs paper puppet colouring kits; and sews sock appliqué and silkscreen prints onto clothing.
An instructor in the goldsmithing program at Georgian College, Patrice also teaches from her studio in Fergus, where she makes all of her one-of-a-kind pieces by hand, etching and forming silver, copper, and bronze to create reversible pieces of wearable art.
Designer and metalsmith Jenny Pulling of Kitchener creates bold, mixed-metal designs inspired by a love of adventure and the great outdoors. Each piece is handcrafted using raw metals and traditional metalsmithing techniques.
Sylph Eco Wear
Since 2010, Sylph Eco Wear has been creating unique, long-lasting pieces using organic and sustain - able textiles designed to make women feel comfortable and beautiful in their own skin.
These 3D Art Maps capture the beauty of water and rolling lands with the twin goals of connecting people to the lands where they live and play, and inspiring stewardship for future generations.
Wednesday + Rose
Guelph-based W+R candles are cruelty-free, vegan, eco-friendly, clean-burning and free of lead. They use soy that is sourced from North American farms dedicated to sustainable farming practices without the use of herbicides, pesticides, or GMOs.