This photo pinpoints the exact moment of conception for what is Bigforkart.net. The date was August 22, 2001.
It all began with a ride on board a Southwest Airlines flight from Spokane to Oakland. Open seating, along with Fate, threw us together, leading us each to change the trajectory of our lives. We sold our houses, gave up long-time careers, moved from both Idaho and California to Bigfork, Montana, and on October 1, 2001 we opened Artisans. We had a ball championing for our artists, and found such success, that it led us to develop Buffalo Creek Trading Co. in 2013, and most recently to open the doors to Bird in Hand in May of 2014. We've done other things along the way, but always come back to what we know best: Discovering some really cool stuff, and helping you to do the same.