THE BEE HIVE is our museum store named after a shop that was located at 139 East Main Street, c.1885. We have a variety of local artists in multiple mediums selling baskets, greeting cards, jewelry, pottery, original watercolors and more.
Handmade baskets by Peggy Herendeen. Peggy's first basket was a melon basket that she made in the late 1980s. Today she averages 100 creations a year. You can often find her at local area craft shows and festivals. Special orders are welcome - just give her a call 260.982.6619 and tell her we sent you!
Templar Farms provides locally sourced honey and honey products from right here in Northeast Indiana. You will find a variety of honeys from buckwheat, wildflower, clover and more. Each has a unique flavor profile and coloring.
For the true honey connoisseur, there is whole honeycomb! Beeswax candles and bricks of beeswax that have a multitude of uses are also available.
Ashley is a Fiber and Miniature Artist from North Manchester.
She uses wool, wire, polymer, and natural clays for her figural pieces. Wool roving is shaped using different gauges of steel needles.
Each piece takes many hours to complete and is totally hand sculpted. Ashley has been featured in two national/international publications
for her miniature work; American Miniaturist Magazine,
and Dollshouse World Magazine in the UK.