Current Participants

Visit our Shop Local stores to shop the products of our current cohort participants. Explore each cohort below:

MWBC Shop Local - Rockville Town Square

36D Maryland Ave, Rockville, MD 20850

Aida Handmade Soap & Skincare

Handmade artisan skincare products

Bluffajo Cosmetics

Luxury cosmetics

Definition Studio

Mediterranean-inspired sustainable accessories

Delara Design Studio

Silk scarves and tote bags inspired by contemporary art

Mariana by Ileana

Handmade jewelry and accessories


Plant home decor

MWBC Shop Local Powered by Lotus

8249 Main St, Ellicott City, MD 21043

A Perfect Shirt

Trendy graphic tops

Button & Fern

Plant accessories and decor

Earth Radiance

Ayurvedic-inspired skincare

Felicity T

Handmade premium handbags

Patiently Crafted

Statement earrings

Yaa Chic

West African-inspired fashion

MWBC Shop Local Powered by Savage Mill

8600 Foundry St, Savage, MD 20763

Alumia Design

Handmade gold, silver, and brass jewelry

Fragile Beauty

Nature-inspired mosaic art


Handmade Colombian crafts and accessories

Peaces & Threads

Home decor and accessories

Queen's Temple Handmade

Handmade personal care and aromatherapy


Handmade earrings

Past Cohort Members

We are proud to see our cohorts graduate and continue to grow their businesses through vending at pop-ups, selling online, and opening brick-and-mortar locations!

Check out our program graduates and remember to Shop Local!




Acid Jayne

Jewelry and accessories

Amaya Accessories

Handmade earrings and handbags

Arcay Chocolates


Aroma By Annette

Natural body products


Handmade Latin American inspired artistry

Chocolicious LLC


Contour Couture Kitchen

Cookware and kitchen supplies

Costa Cosmetics LLC

Handcrafted soaps and cosmetics


Floral arrangements

Dov Jewelry

Eco-friendly jewelry

Durango Company

Dog gear and treats


Fully Bloomed Shop


Full Fillery

Zero-waste household goods and personal care products

Gardens in a Blossom


Eco-friendly handmade artisan wares

JoNa's Exterior Design

Eco-friendly outdoor furniture

Kashi Art & Design

Handmade Venezuelan accessories

La Magnoliah

Children's clothing

Lamimi Boutique

Handcrafted products

Linda's Glass

Fused glasswork

MEL Jewelry

Handcrafted jewelry

Nature By Trejok

Clothing, accessories, housewares, and gifts

Party supplies

Pink Island Crochet


Mexican inspired jewelry and accessories

Raw Blossom

Luxury artisan skincare, soaps, and candles

Red Violet Studio

Art prints and stationery

Regally Insane

Hair & wellness products

Sandra Newman

Saints Valley

Cashmere, silk and jewelry

Sha's Creations

Organic body products

Sheila Rosa

Sweets by Caroline

Macarons, cakes, and Asian inspired dessert bakery

Yul d'UZ

Uzbekistan inspired jackets