FAQ

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

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 Vendorship Membership, including the types of industries that are currently being accepted for membership, are available at the Vendorship 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.  Your submitted information will be generated in an ongoing database that, throughout the year, HAHO Market organizers will choose your application and contact you a month in advance.  Your application does not guarantee participation, you must be accepted by receiving an Acceptance Letter from HAHO.  

HAHO will make note of frequency of participation within a year, giving more makers an opportunity to sell each month.  You may not hear from us long after you submitted an application, as there are limited slots available for reach Market, and may accrue a waiting list.

 

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

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 Battery 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.

The Vendorship Program is comprehensive programming designed to accelerate the prosperity of handmade businesses in various industries.  The programming is member-based, and each member has access to a workplace, amenities, opportunities to sell on site, discounts, workshops and other elements.  

 

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

A. Battery 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.