The Asparagus Valley Pottery Trail

So exciting it’s our 11th Year!  A tour of 9 potters at their studios, each having at least one guest potter! If you haven’t made this tour yet, now is the time.  It is going to be a good one!  Make reservations to stay at one of our sponsor B&Bs, and enjoy some great local food.

Take a look at our brochure and see for yourself!

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See our website here. http://www.apotterytrail.com.

Asparagus Valley Pottery Trail

Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Asparagus Valley Pottery Trail with us this weekend!

April 26th and 27th, 10-5 both days!

Take the self guided driving tour through the valley in western MA… see the studios and the work of nine potters and eleven guest potters.

Get all the details on our website, www.apotterytrail.com
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Asparagus Valley Pottery Trail

It’s today!  The 8th annual self guided tour of nine professional potter’s studio’s and their guests!  Check our website for a map directions and all the info about who’s on the trail.  There is all the latest on facebook too!

Here is a little taste of what you will find at my studio this time around.

 

Happy Trails

Lots of customers,  wonderful, sunny, blue sky days….  a happy weekend on the Pottery Trail was had by all.  For those of you who could not make it, here are some shots of the studio set up as my gallery for the weekend!  And a big  Thank  You to all of my customers for your support!

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Two Firings to Go

Well only one element wire burnt out last week…. it is inevitable before every big show!! 

In the morning I will glaze lots of salt and pepper shakers… my first time making these, the test ones last week came out great!  I’ll also be glazing lots of vases and berry bowls for the upcoming flower and berry season!

Sorry no fresh, local, dripping, wet berries… only apples around these parts back in November when I took this photo!

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The Asparagus Valley Pottery Trail

The Trail was a great success!  My studio was a buzzing…hundreds of people visiting, asking questions, looking at the details of my pottery studio and buying pots.  One of my favorite things about studio sales is the very fact that a buyer can see how things are made, see an artist’s surroundings and ask questions.  It brings a little extra home with you….a little reminder of the experience every time you use the pot!

An exciting thing about the trail is building community.  We are nine potter’s living fairly close to each other living our separate lives, making our individual work (and our very different work). We come together for these couple of months to meet and plan for the Trail.  It’s not a competition, it’s really about cooperation.  I direct my customers to Tiffany’s for the stoneware dinnerware set, or Molly’s for the whimsical story pots, or Tom’s for the wood fired pots, and so on.  We really work together to make the whole experience for our customers a easy-going, fun-filled day!  

For those of you who came for the tour I hope you enjoyed it!