“There are so many talented people in Bloomington and the state, but it can be hard for them to get their products to market,” says Talia Halliday, owner of Gather : handmade shoppe & Co.:. “I want to help them be successful and help build a supportive community.” Gather stocks handmade goods by more than 250 makers and artists and hosts pop-up events that give the opportunity to showcase the breadth of their work and to engage with customers firsthand.

Lynae Sowinski
Vice President, Board of Directors at Limestone Post
Lynae joined Limestone Post in the summer of 2015. She works with all contributors and manages the editorial content for the site.

A Bloomington native, Lynae graduated with honors from Indiana University’s School of Journalism in 2012 with a minor in sociology. She started her editing career at Bloom Magazine as a high school intern and, over the course of almost eight years, advanced to the position of associate editor. Among other duties, she managed the website, magbloom.com, which won Best Journalism Website in 2012 from the Indiana chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.