Made in Tahoe

The art of flavor in every cup. Alpen Sierra Coffee.

June 30, 2017
    Made in TahoePeople

Inspired by his travels in Austria and the Sierra Nevada, Christian Waskiewicz founded Alpen Sierra Coffee Company in 1988.

He is Tahoe’s original coffee roaster, and has made it an art form. […]

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Functional Furniture Art by Jacob Morrison

June 3, 2017
    Made in Tahoe

When Jacob Morrison goes wood collecting, it’s not for firewood. The Truckee native has developed a keen eye for spotting logs and limbs that are suitable for his one-of-a-kind rustic furniture pieces. […]

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Hand Painted Custom Bellies by Jen Gessler

May 31, 2017
    Made in Tahoe

Looking for that one-of-a-kind gift for the expecting mother?

What about a hand-painted custom belly. […]

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Made in Tahoe Festival at Squaw

May 20, 2017
    Made in Tahoe

Celebrate Tahoe arts and mountain culture with local arts, local products,  food, and music at the Made in Tahoe Festival at Squaw.

The two-day festival over Memorial Day weekend includes local artisans, businesses, organizations and a community stage with live performances by artists, storytellers, writers or presentations. […]

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Impressionistic Quilts by Karen Colbert

May 15, 2017
    Made in Tahoe

Is it a Monet? No

Renoir? No

Degas? No!

It’s a Colbert. […]

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“Extreme Sport Folk-Rock” by Darin Talbot, Snowboarder Musician

April 24, 2017
    Made in Tahoe

I think he created a new music genre. […]

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Tahoe Truckee Earth Day

April 7, 2017
    Made in Tahoe

Giant steps towards smaller footprints. The Tahoe Truckee Earth Day Festival occurs in April at The Village at Squaw Valley.

This all ages, community-sponsored event gives participants an opportunity to learn about recycling, composting, alternative energy, sustainability, watershed and forest health, and reducing ecological footprints via a diverse array of agency representatives and earth-friendly vendors.  […]

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Coalition Snow Revolutionizes Women’s Snow Gear

March 17, 2017
    Made in TahoeSkiing

Tired of the shrink it and pink it model for women’s skis and snowboards?
 
This is it—skis and snowboards designed by women, for women. Coalition Snow focuses on what women can do rather than what they can’t.
 
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Marquetry Masterpieces by Tom Beebe

December 19, 2016
    Made in Tahoe

He’s been sharing his passion for fine woodworking and marquetry since 1973 when he moved to Truckee. Meet Tom Beebe, master craftsman and artist. […]

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Did you know…Truckee has a Winery?

December 16, 2016
    Made in Tahoe

You may have seen the little red barn along the river. It’s the Truckee River Winery where they’ve been making wine since 1989. […]

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Can panties change the world? Ask Jenn.

December 1, 2016
    Made in Tahoe

Jenn thinks so. That’s why this creative Lake Tahoe activist started Pantyline Productions. […]

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Recycling for Art’s sake.

November 3, 2016
    Made in Tahoe

The beauty of recycling is artistically captured in her unique creations. “Recycle, Re-create, Re-energize” is the theme of this highly acclaimed local artist who is fascinated with the after life of recycled products. […]

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