Welcome to Go Local Artisans

The Why

We believe in the extraordinary power of human creativity and the profound impact that artisans have on our world. Every piece crafted by skilled hands is not just an object; it’s a story, a journey, and a testament to the unique beauty that lies in individual expression.

Together, we are building more than a marketplace; we are cultivating a movement that values the exceptional over the ordinary, the unique over the mass-produced, and the human touch over the machine.  

Each purchase is a celebration of artistry, a nod to sustainability, and a vote for a more connected, conscious, and beautiful world.

Join us in creating a world where artisans thrive, stories are shared, and the profound impact of craftsmanship reverberates through generations. 

The How

GLA’s platform Provides a Safe & Secure, User Friendly, Esthetically Pleasing, Marketplace supporting Individuals, Entrepreneurs, Small & Micro Businesses & Nonprofits composed of Artisans located in the USA. Exceed Technical Relevance and Social & Environmental Responsibility when Connecting Community through Advertising, Marketing & Networking while Maintaining Transparent Customer Service and Authentic Experience at the Forefront.


GLA is not merely a place to buy and sell; it’s a vibrant community where makers and appreciators unite to honor the rich tapestry of human ingenuity.  


Dedicated to empowering artisans, fostering a sense of community, and connecting with the stories behind the products they bring into our lives. 


Curating a diverse array of handmade treasures, redefining the meaning of value, on the skill, passion, and dedication infused into each creation. 

The Values


Trust & Integrity

Embracing trust as the cornerstone, we are committed to fostering enduring relationships and cultivating customer loyalty. Our dedicated team consistently goes above and beyond, ensuring interactions are characterized by transparency, reliability, and certainty. As custodians of this commitment, Shop Owners play a pivotal role in upholding our communication policies—encouraging interactions and transactions that are not only kind and honest but also marked by a transparent spirit. Together, we build a community founded on trust, where positive connections thrive, and customer satisfaction is paramount. 

Social Responsibility

At Go Local Artisans, we are not just a platform; we’re a community-driven movement committed to making a positive impact. To support underserved artists and performers, we pledge to donate 10% of all membership dues towards empowering their creative endeavors. Additionally, as a token of appreciation, we present a $500 Artisans’ Choice Award for every 100 new members who join our Makers’ Movement, fostering a spirit of collaboration and recognition within our vibrant community. Together, we’re not just connecting artisans; we’re building a platform that uplifts, celebrates, and contributes to the flourishing of the artistic journey for all.



Accessibility means that all people can perceive, understand, navigate, and interact with electronic information and be active, contributing members of the digital world. Go Local Artisans stives to attain the highest level of WCAG & ADA Compliance by using a third party,  accessibe.com’s latest technology and strives to provide access to all. Please Contact Us  if there are any issues navigating the site. 


The term “makers’ movement” is used to describe the growing trend of people who are interested in making and buying handmade items, and who value the craftsmanship and uniqueness of handmade products. Overall, buying handmade items is becoming increasingly popular as people seek out more sustainable, ethical, and locally-made alternatives to mass-produced goods.

Hand Carved Wood Bowl

The Yearly Membership

The heart of Go Local Artisans-"Makers' Movement",
a dynamic force that propels artisans toward success.

As part of the commitment to empowering creators, GLA’s Makers Movement Membership offers:

  • Unlimited Product Listings.
  • You Keep 100% of Your Sales! No Commissions!
  • Featured Products Showcased on the Main Page.
  • Shop Page and Featured Products Highlighted on GLA’s Social & Media Accounts.
  • Educational Courses on Entrepreneurship, tackling Social Media & Digital Marketing avenues. New Courses added every month, building on the previous learning lessons designed for all levels of experience.
  • Live “Makers’ Movement Members Only” Q&A forums bring together our vibrant community and professional guest speakers. Here, we answer questions, address concerns, and actively listen to feedback and ideas, fostering an environment of collaboration and shared learning. Each month, our forums spotlight new topics relevant to the artisan industry, providing valuable insights and knowledge to fuel the creative journey of our members. 
  • Opportunity to apply for the $500 Artisans’ Choice Award. Winners take the spotlight with a captivating slide show featuring both the artisan and their products. The “Artisan Spotlight: $500 Award Winner’s Showcase” is shared on all GLA media accounts, archived in our blog, and can be used for your own personal marketing purposes.
  • Join the Makers’ Movement for only $77.77 a year and embark on a journey of growth, education, and artistic excellence.

Who We Are

Established by a trio of entrepreneurial artisan enthusiasts— a mother and her daughters— we are deeply passionate about fostering a community that supports individuals in fulfilling their purpose and sharing their talents. Our commitment is rooted in providing affordable access to quality marketing, networking, and advertising resources. Our mission extends to sharing expert knowledge, offering inclusive support for micro and small businesses, and providing insightful advice on selling and posting. All of this is curated for both educational enrichment and entertainment purposes.

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