Monkey in the Metal’s Apprenticeship Program

Monkey in the Metal’s Apprenticeship Program

Eastern Technical High School senior Faith Apetoh is Monkey in the Metal’s first apprentice. Author: Jacob Took Last year was the best on record for Monkey in the Metal, a custom fabrication company based just off I-895 in east Baltimore. Nick Modha has been building...
The Mak(erspace)ing of A Window Display

The Mak(erspace)ing of A Window Display

For Made In Baltimore’s 2023 Holiday Store at Harborplace, we knew we had to do something special.  The location boasts a window display space unlike any we’ve ever had in past pop-ups; how could we make it really shine? To do this, we turned to the...
Skill-Building in the Sewn Trades

Skill-Building in the Sewn Trades

Cohort 3 visits WDI Works and hears from trainee from cohort 1 who is now employed there Baltimore Sewn Trades Training Program (BSTTP) On Friday July 7, the third trainee cohort of the Baltimore Sewn Trades Training Program (BSTTP) graduated in a ceremony at Open...
Apply Now for the 2023 Home-Run Accelerator!

Apply Now for the 2023 Home-Run Accelerator!

Made In Baltimore’s Home-Run Accelerator is a 5-month small business development program running May through September designed to help home-based entrepreneurs scale up and out into commercial production space. The program is specifically tailored for product-based...
Why I buy local in Baltimore

Why I buy local in Baltimore

By Andy Cook For The Baltimore Sun Nov 23, 2022    In the spring of 2009, I picked up my camera, left Baltimore, and set out on a two-month road trip to document the impact of the recession on everyday Americans. As I drove a clockwise loop around the country, I...
Baltimore City Expands Zoning for Makers

Baltimore City Expands Zoning for Makers

At the end of December, Mayor Brandon Scott signed into law City Council Bill 21-0113, which greatly expands the available real estate for makers in Baltimore City.  Specifically, the bill makes the uses Food Processing: Light and Art Studio: Industrial permitted uses...