FAQ

Q. How do i apply to become a member of the Spindle?

A. Just visit the application page, see which sector of the incubator your business will work in, read over the details and click the apply button to reach either the craft or kitchen application pages.

 

Q. What industries qualify for membership?

A. All of the details for Spindle Membership, including the types of industries that are currently being accepted for membership, are available at the Membership page of the website.

 

Q. How do i apply to the haho markets as a vendor?

A. Visit the HAHO Market Application Page, read over the details of the season and the market policies and submit your application when available.  Applications open and close based on the number of applications received.    Your application does not guarantee participation, you must be accepted by receiving an Acceptance Letter from HAHO.  

Applications are accepted every three months in four periods through the year.  You apply and have the opportunity to choose which of the three months you'd like to participate in.  HAHO will get back to you shortly after you've submitted to inform you of which markets you have been accepted for.

Q. What is the difference between Denver handmade homemade and the spindle?

A. Denver Handmade Homemade, LLC is the organization that umbrellas all of the various projects for which it operates.  Denver HAHO has been incorporated since 2011 hosting affordable craft & food markets catering to new handmade businesses.  Between 2015 and 2017, Denver HAHO pivoted and developed a full scale handmade business incubator and event space, complete with a facility and programming.  

The Spindle is the name of the shared workspace that hosts programming and events on site, like the monthly HAHO Markets.  It is located within a bigger facility named FORGE 970, developed by the same group behind INDUSTRY and Battery 621.  It's an active office building that hosts office rooms and workspaces for various companies including Meier Ski Company and Link.

 

Q. what is the best way to get to the spindle?

A. BFORGE 970 is in a tricky location, but has easy access from I-25 and the 8th Street Viaduct.  If coming west on 8th Ave, go over the bridge and before I-25, turn right on Wyandot, then wind around left and then right onto Yuma.  First building on the right.

From I-25 heading north, exit off at 8th Ave, go straight on Wyandot, wind around left and then right onto Yuma.  First building on the right.  

From I-25 heading south, exit off at 8th Ave/Zuni.  Left on Zuni, left on 8th Ave., left on Wyandot, then wind around left and then right onto Yuma.  First building on the right.  

From 13th, turn south onto Umatilla, take a right onto 12th Ave., and wind around the highway until you reach 970 Yuma, between 9th and 10th Ave.