Side Hustles: Farmers Markets

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Side Hustles: Farmers Markets

Tisha Carr was looking for a change.

“I really just wanted to get out of the corporate world and out of the retail business. I wanted to be home with my family,” said Tisha Carr, the co-owner of Bone Creek Farm.

After spending years working retail, Tisha and her husband decided to expand their farm and bring in a few goats and that led to an idea.

“She said, I think I’m gonna try making some soap. So we had made some soap. And our friend said, you could probably sell that,” said Alan Carr, the co-owner, Bone Creek Farm.

The Carr’s thought, why not, and signed up for retail space at their local farmers market.

“It’s not hard at all. It’s just generally a simple application and a couple of telephone calls. We said we would be happy if we sold 10 bars at that first market at mulberry market. And we actually ended up selling like 50 the first time we ever went,” said Alan.

What started out as just something to try…

“It’s kind of a hobby in the sense that I get to be creative and I get to try different things,” said Tisha.

Has turned into some big money.. by setting up shop, at the park.

“The soap brings in about two-thirds of what my regular income was,” said Alan.

The Carr’s sell several goat milk products, other than soap. If you want to check them out, click here.