With the closing of the Ephraim Co-op, many may want to know what the alternative is. The Sanpete Trade Association that was once housed in the Co-op building is alive and well in the Scandinavian Village. Many of our crafters are there to demonstrate their crafts, and have items available to buy. The store that was the Co-op is also on site to be able to purchase all things Scandinavian. Examples:
Our woodworker Russ was one of our most popular crafters, especially around our Scandinavian Festival. He has swords, hatchets, shields, and all kinds of other wood gifts that you might like.
Our jam maker Pam will be there with all kinds of Scandinavian items to purchase including wood burning items and of course, her famous jams. There will also be horseshoe art available.
We have a tatter that will demonstrate her craft, a bobbin lace demo, Swedish rug weaving, wool to yarn demo, paintings by one of our famous local artists who does Viking prints. We also have a blacksmith on site and someone that does crocheting and nordic socks.
The store will include your favorite Lingonberry and Cloudberry jams, Scandinavian table runners, festival shirts and collectors pins. Aebleskiver pans!!!! Collectibles of many kinds, and also our viking dolls!! We also will have an area to hold your items if you choose not to carry them around until it’s time for you to leave.
Last, but certainly not least are our bakers!! One is doing authentic Danish breads and pastries, and another is doing AEBLESKIVERS!! Freshly made at the booth using the original recipes, not pancake batter!! We are working on having a 3rd baker to do more kinds of Scandinavian treats. For baked goods, the Scandinavian Village will have you covered!!
So even though we may not be in the Co-op building anymore, we ARE on campus just west of the Noyes building. Come and join us for demos and yummy treats!!