DETROIT – For small business owners in Detroit, Eastern Market was the place to be this weekend.
The All Things Detroit event at Eastern Market showcased 200 vendors selling everything from clothing, to mugs to artwork.
“It’s grown tremendously over the last eight years,” said Jennyfer Crawford with All Things Detroit. “(We) went from one shed to three. I think All Things Detroit is a community that wants to see everyone succeed.”
Throughout the event, there were several generations of Detroit business owners. At one booth, Krista Conyers and her daughter, Hailey, were selling jewelry from their business Hailey & Co. Following their passion for jewelry, the duo launched their own company together.
“I grew up in Detroit, my daughter was born here,” Conyers said. “If we don’t support Detroit, we don’t support Michigan.”
Tafari Roberts, owner of Rove Soapsheets, was born and raised on the east side of Detroit.