Experience Asian History and Tradition in SLO CAL

In celebration of Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, SLO CAL is proud to share four essential businesses to support any time of the year. Follow us from San Luis Obispo's Historic Chinatown to the bustling farmer's markets throughout SLO CAL. Each location is an important part of…

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SLO CAL Crafters: Maven Leather

Leatherworker and crafting extraordinaire Emma Thieme transforms leather into true pieces of art through her craft at Maven Leather. Maven is a boutique leather and design gallery with an open studio setting located in downtown Cayucos. The gallery is a local hub where visitors can see and…

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SLO CAL Crafters: Beryl Jewelry

Beryl Jewelry is a gem-forward, small-batch jewelry line created by Cindy Sassaman. As a Cambria local, Cindy has been crafting up these handmade treasures that are inspired by the colorful and intricate gems she collects. Cindy comes from a creative family and grew up always surrounded by…

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Wind Your Way Along SLO CAL's Antique Trail

TANTALIZING TREASURES AWAIT ON SLO CAL’s ANTIQUE TRAIL Collectors and connoisseurs of all things from the past will adore the world of vintage and antiquities in the variety of antique stores found nestled around SLO CAL (San Luis Obispo County, California). Home to maybe the most famous collector…

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SLO CAL Pottery Artist Inspiring the Central Coast

There are so many talented artists that come out of the central coast. From glass blowers to painters, to leather crafters, to potters, we see many hand-crafted artisanal goods crafted right in SLO CAL. Born and raised as a SLO CAL local in Arroyo Grande, Tawny Villegas of Tawny’s Pottery Lab found…

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