You've got friends visiting Portland and you're in charge of showing them a good time. Where do you start? How about two women-owned businesses built by a perfect mixture of heart and hustle?
The more we learn about our neighbor, Freeland Spirits, the more we love them. They are one of very few women owned and run distilleries in history, and their tasting room & distillery is a short walk from the Betsy & Iya shop.
Featuring our Dalia bangle, Liv ring, Durango Pod ring and Humboldt necklace. Shop the Freeland collection.
We sent a couple of good friends down to Freeland to meet founder Jill and Master Distiller Molly, and to enjoy each other's company and Freeland's beautiful tasting room. Yeah, it's a hard job but someone had to do it... We're happy to report that every drop of heart and hustle was fully appreciated.
Founder Jill Kuehler named Freeland Spirits after her Meemaw Freeland, who was the primary breadwinner in her family.
Freeland is woman-owned in an industry dominated by men.
Did you know women have more tastebuds and 50% more olfactory cells than men??? (ummm, come again? How is it that men dominate this field?) They're named after founder Jill's Meemaw Freeland, who was the primary breadwinner in her family. And their motto is, She flies with her own wings (also the Oregon state motto). Yes, yes, and YESSS!
Featuring our Mia ring, Ravenel Bridge cuff, Runa ring, Yana ring, Sisa ring and Sisa stud earrings. Shop the Freeland collection.
Plan a visit to Freeland Spirits and then stroll down to Betsy & Iya. And bring your friends. They'll thank you for it.
Find Freeland Spirits just down the street from the Betsy & Iya flagship at FREELAND SPIRITS / 2671 NW Vaughn St. / Portland, OR 97210.