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We are a small business located in Ottawa, IL. 

This adventure started during the 2020 Covid-19 quarantine. We rarely left our home. Our groceries were delivered and other essentials were ordered from Amazon. We knew we had to shop for a Teacher Appreciation Day gift, but we were stuck. Many businesses were still closed to shoppers and we were left empty handed. 

That's when we decided to make our own gift. We figured we couldn't be the only ones who were having this problem so we potted some plants, added a cute tag and listed them for sale on Facebook.  Local parents were grateful to be able to grab a gift right off our porch; our homemade gifts were a hit!

The success of our teacher's gifts made us realize that we had stumbled on to something pretty great. We started evolving our business beyond plants and began creating other gifts and goods. When we began expanding our line, our daughter was 4 at the time and decided that it was time to rename our business.  She announced the name Primary Market and went on to explain that "she likes primary colors and shopping at markets." 

And Primary Market was officially born.

Here we are, one year later. We can not thank our customers enough for all the support over the past year. We have been able to turn our passion for creating into more than just a business. We have been privileged and honored to meet some truly great people. People who started as clients and have now become friends.

Because of all of you, Primary Market has an office and an operating space. It has a large following on Facebook and now we have a website! And we can't express our gratitude enough. 

This company started with a vision of providing a high quality product and service at an affordable price and that will never change. We love helping our clients create the perfect items! Send us a message and we can chat about how to make your ideas come to life.

Stay safe, happy and healthy.

All the best,

Jason, Kathryn and Jae Ewers

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