#MadeInDC Business Highlight - Handmade Habitat

BY: BRYN MOLLOY

In honor of the launch of #MADEINDC program by Think Local First and Small Business Development Program, MITD has decided to highlight local businesses that are a part of the program: businesses that design, make/produce, and/or assemble products in the District of Columbia.

Think first DC and DC Small business started the #MadeinDC Program as a response to the momentum and growth of the Maker and creative economy in Washington, DC, the Made in DC Program will function as a citywide campaign and platform, creating opportunity for Makers to come together for resource and experience sharing, as well as function as a conduit and messenger between makers and local government.

This week we are featuring:

Handmade Habitat, owned and made by Amina Ahmad, is an all natural soy candle and beauty goods company. Every candle and beauty good is hand crafted with pure, all-natural, eco-friendly ingredients that are healthy for the body, home, and earth. 

Handmade Habitat provides a vegan friendly lifestyle & soy candles that burn longer and provide clean indoor air (containing only soy wax, cotton, and paper braided wicks).

Handmade Habitat encourages green behavior with their recycling program:

Bring back your old candle & beauty containers to any of their markets + pop-ups for $2 off your next purchase!

To learn more check out their website!