Jovita Harper: Conscious Designz

  View Jovita’s Store   Alright! We got a chance to catch up with Jovita Harper, the creative mastermind behind Conscious Designz. If you had not had a chance to check out her collection yet, click the link above to check out some of her work. She also does a lot of custom work, so Read More »

Vivienne Frankel: Still Life with Cats

View Vivienne’s Store Bio I have been taking photos most of my life.  Both my parents were amateur photographers and they instilled a love of the art in me at an early age.  I grew up in Silicon Valley, California and have lived all over the US as an adult.  I came to Jacksonville with Read More »

Local Goods Market Brings Arts Market Experience Online

Brooks Whalen loves everything about the local farmers and arts markets in Jacksonville: The unique products, the open atmosphere and people from all different backgrounds coming together in one place. Click news article title for more.

Mark Krancer: Kram Kran Photography

  View Mark’s Store Bio Mark moved to Jacksonville in 2014 from Melbourne, FL where he instantly recognized the beauty of the city. Three years ago, Mark found his passion for photography on his commute to work, at Florida Times-Union. Biking along the riverwalk daily at sunrise, Mark started taking sunrise photos of the city Read More »


Official Launch Party & Market Meet Up!

You’re Invited to our Official Launch Party & Market Meet Up! Local Goods Market is officially open, and we’re ready to celebrate! Join us Thursday, 5/25 for our Official Launch Party & Market Meet Up at Southern Swells Brewing Company from 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. We’ll have products on display, handouts, giveaways and of Read More »

The Birth of a Vision

I am a Jacksonville native, like my parents. I grew up on the Southside of town just outside of San Marco, but visited North Carolina often. Always one of my favorite places, I decided to go to college there and spent four years studying biology and chemistry and figured I would go into medicine so Read More »


After months of planning and stressing over every detail involved in starting an online marketplace, I am proud to announce that Local Goods Market is officially open for business. For anyone I haven’t spoken to throughout the start-up process, welcome! I am Brooks Whalen, founder of Local Goods Market and Jacksonville enthusiast. As a child, Read More »

» The Benefits of Shopping and Buying Locally

By Jeff Milchen In the smallest towns, bustling cities, and everything in between, citizens lament losing a sense of community and local character. Meanwhile, national chains and online mega-stores… Source: » The Benefits of Shopping and Buying Locally