We know what you’re thinking:
Can Cargo possibly get any more magical?


You’d better believe it!

Introducing CARGO EMPORIUM. Cargo, already a Portland institution of international and local artisan goods, has opened its doors to several hand-selected businesses to join the Cargo family and create one of the most vibrant maker’s scenes in Portland.

Some of the new permanent pop-up shops within Cargo Emporium:

Cargo
Cargo celebrates 22 years of bringing beauty and whimsy to Portland and Astoria, specializing in direct importing of home wares, folk art, and authentic craft from around the world. Owners Patty and Bridgid form deep relationships with artisans and craftspeople to create Cargo’s signature style.

TASI
TASI Jewelry features gorgeous natural gemstones and rare, antique beads from around the world by second-generation jeweler, Taya Koschnick. In the TASI store, shop jewelry plus curated gifts including candles, bath & beauty, and accessories by some of our favorite makers. TASI Jewelry has been a Portland favorite for more than 10 years!

Bloke Botanicals
Offering landscaping, interior foliage, and botanical design, Bloke has been making Portland pretty since 2011.

Loaded Hips Press
Loaded Hips Press is run by the great-granddaughter of a puppet set designer and showcases cards and gifts printed by hand and by letterpress.
 
Hello Good Morning
A fun shop for kids and grownups too!
 
Rx Letterpress
When not severing her fingers, Rx Letterpress’s artist-owner uses vintage lead type and antique letterpress to bring you the most horrible, adorable cards around!
 
Cargo Emporium debuts at the first Central Eastside Street Fair on August 18, 2018, from 12 - 7pm on SE Yamhill St. at Water Avenue. It will be a day of interactive art, music, food and shopping celebrating the businesses, artists and makers of the Central Eastside, and is free and open to the public. The Fair is sponsored by Cargo and Lippman Co. and benefits Central City Concern, a Portland-based nonprofit providing comprehensive solutions to ending homelessness and achieving self-sufficiency.
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August 17, 2018 by Blair Minor