Inspiring works from rural farms, forests, & charming villages on the Salish Sea
The Guild’s mission it to foster and promote locally made products, increase public engagement in the Islands' Maker Movement, and undertake strategic community-based economic strengthening.
A core value of the Guild is celebrating and sharing the unique island landscapes, lifestyles and creative industries of San Juan County, Washington.
The Guild offers activities for Makers, Learners, Buyers, Small Businesses and Maker Organizations across all creative industries.
To foster the San Juan Islands Maker Community, the Guild provides:
The Guild's goals are to:
If you are interested in joining the Makers Guild, learn more in our MEMBERSHIP PORTAL.
There is a heritage of resourcefulness, the willingness to slow down and 'do it right', a calling to listen to nature, and a curiosity about our human potential that weaves threads through the Maker Community in the San Juans. The choice to live more remotely, to embrace a simpler lifestyle, to praise beauty and promote sustainable solutions are hallmarks of the Island Lifestyle.
Discover our Makers' designs, inventions, tools, art, music and resource-wise practices that may come from the heart, tickle your brain ... and often have a keen eye on lessening our impact on the earth.
Whether an island resident or a visitor, you can support - or become - an active Maker and enjoy the gracious Island Lifestyle.