For Hub City Times
MARSHFIELD — When you walk into 401 S. Central Ave., you will be greeted by the warm smell of fresh baked breads as well as beautiful home décor and jewelry.
Last Thursday downtown Marshfield’s pop up shop opened its doors for business. Three local entrepreneurs from surrounding communities set up and are excited to see what will come of this adventure.
The Burich Bunch Bakery specializes in making bread but also has a variety of pies, pancake mixes, muffins, olive oils, and much more. The Burich family has a passion for farmers markets and providing locally grown produce year-round. Stop in for a sweet treat or cup of coffee, or peruse the yogurt bar and its many toppings.
Alyssa Clary, owner of Pamba Adornments, is an Arpin native who has an eye for style, especially when it comes to jewelry. The handmade jewelry is made of bone, horn, and beads from Kenya. There is an earthy beauty about this jewelry as well as a story and history. By making a purchase, the customer supports a local business that in turn provides work for an artisan in Kenya.
The third business is run by four teachers who believe in giving back. Klunky Chic is the antithesis of internet and big box store shopping. Expect one-of-a-kind, beautiful, refurbished items at inexpensive prices. Five percent of every sale goes to the United Way Nutrition On Weekends Program.
A pop up shop is a store that pops up for a limited time. Main Street Marshfield took the vacant storefront at 401 S. Central Ave. and filled it with three businesses for the holiday season. This is a low risk-opportunity for a new business to test out the Marshfield market and ideally continue on in the downtown afterwards.
“We hope the pop up shop will give these businesses a taste of what owning a store downtown is like. We look forward to continuing with the pop up shop program next year and are excited for it to grow as the word spreads,” said Main Street Marshfield Executive Director Angie Eloranta.