We're excited to announce our SECOND LOCATION at Farmer's Park in Springfield, MO. Here are a handful of questions we thought you might have. As always, feel free to send your questions or concerns to firstname.lastname@example.org. Enjoy!
No! We love downtown Springfield – it’s what given us the ability to expand. We’re personally invested in the success of downtown’s revitalization (check out the history of our current location HERE).
Yes! For example, if you bought something downtown you’ll be able to return or exchange it at either location!
Downtown you’ll see small changes – a handful of new brands, expanded Missouri is Awesome section, and a mix of new and old faces.
Farmer’s Park will feature about 50% of our current and most popular brands including Missouri is Awesome, Krochet Kids and TOMS – just to name a few. That means that the other 50% will be NEW brands and products!
We don’t want to ruin the surprise! We’ll be running features on our new products on our Facebook page.
Stay tuned for opening date announcements and other information!
We’re always looking for good people! Download our PDF job application HERE.
* These hours are subject to change
In an effort to make more room for other retailers, we won’t have a booth at the Farmer’s Market beginning in 2014. However we will be open for the duration of the Saturday Farmer’s Market and on nice days you’ll see us set up on the sidewalk!
10. Where is Farmer’s Park located?
Farmer’s Park is located at 2144 E Republic Road, Springfield, MO 65804. The development is at the intersection of Republic Road and highway 60.
11. Where in the development is the new store?
We’re located in building 4, space E104! Check out the map below:
12. Are you doing a ribbon cutting/grand opening event?
Yes! We are tentatively planning to open on April 5th. Stay tuned for details!
13. Why are you opening a second location?
We’ve been fortunate to grow to the point where we’re out of room in our downtown Springfield store. When we opened in 2010 we thought we had more space than we’d ever need. Check out this before & after:
Opening a second location gives us a chance to grow, try new things, and reach a new audience while serving our current (and amazing) customers better.
14. Who else is opening at the Farmer's Park development?
A complete tenant listing can be found HERE!
When we started our little campaign to show how Awesome Missouri we had no idea the amazing level of support that you all would provide. It took us less than 4 days to reach our original goal and with your help we continue to move onwards and upwards.
Here is just a selection of the great coverage that our project has received:
Thank you all! We'll continue to update this page as the project continues. If you'd like to join our cause you can find video evidence that Missouri is Awesome and get some cool gear here: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/58617497/missouri-is-awesome
Sorry it has been awhile since our last post, we have been super busy working on projects around the store and designing new and awesome t-shirts! So we thought we would update you about a great event that we recently got to be a part of! Last week we attended the Dam Jam Festival in the square downtown. The event was hosted by the James River Basin Partnership, a non-profit that works to keep local streams, springs, and other waterways clean. The proceeds of the event benefited the efforts of the cleanup.
The festival had a wide variety of different vendors and we had a great time meeting all of them! A couple of the vendors were even nice enough to help us set up our tent and tables! We got to meet local business owners as well as others that had traveled to attend the event. One vendor even came all the way from Fayetteville, Arkansas! The turnout was great and so was the live bluegrass bands that played. We left the event feeling so lucky to be apart of a community that supports such amazing projects!
If keeping our water ways clean is a passion of yours, check out the brand United by Blue! For every item from this brand that is sold, 1 pound of trash is removed from the earth’s oceans. We currently carry their t-shirts, bags, and jewelry in-store.
Thanks for reading!
- Tessa Hull
(Tessa is a sophomore at Missouri State University. She has been on the team at Five Pound Apparel for over a year. Her hobbies include being awesome and going to the Mudhouse in downtown Springfield.)