Kate Herzog, Founder of House of Talents, introduced shoppers to her organization at the May 14 Market. On sale were vibrantly colored baskets, jewelry, home decor, soaps and scarves.
A native of Ghana who learned the power of education early, Kate's mission is to assist artisans sell their work worldwide so that they, too, can improve their lives. As the website notes, "By bringing the beauty of the artisan’s products into your life you’ll also be making a crucial contribution to the growth and development of theirs."
The organization also assists with providing these artisans with heathcare insurance, delivery of mosquito nets, scholarships and community libraries.
The House of Talents showroom is located in the Traffic Zone Center for Visual Art building at 250 3rd Avenue, Suite 615, and is open Wednesday - Saturday, 11:00am - 6:00pm (or by appointment). Click here for a list of retail partners in the Twin Cities. Follow them on Facebook, or contact Kate at firstname.lastname@example.org.