Local and student-run businesses thrive at Market Wednesday – FSView & Florida Flambeau | Directory Mayhem

Market Wednesday has become a weekly tradition at FSU, bringing student organizations and market vendors to the students in Legacy Walk and the Moore Auditorium Patio from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. each week. Student organizations such as clubs, advocacy programs and Greek life use Market Wednesday to generate membership and awareness of their organizations and their goals. Students, in turn, can use Market Wednesday to explore more opportunities for involvement in FSU student life. While finding an interesting Market Wednesday club may be an individual’s goal, others can browse the local and student-run businesses that Tallahassee has to offer.

Market vendors on Market Wednesday sell a variety of unique products such as handmade jewelry or clothing, homemade baked goods, and even houseplants. What makes Market Wednesday truly unique, however, is its vendors and the experience of local and student-run businesses in showcasing their produce. Whether you’re just starting out or are fairly established, anyone can still buy a spot at Market Wednesday. An up and coming Market Wednesday seller is FSU Senior Alexis Alfonso. As an eight-year-old ceramic designer, Alfonso showcases her talent at Market Wednesdays by selling handcrafted bowls, plates, jewelry, and shot glasses, to name a few. As a college student, she comments on how fortunate she is to be able to get a student discount for a spot at Market Wednesdays all semester.

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