Well, looks like the new toys may resemble the old toys in at least one detail: the name. Market owner and Stumptown founder Duane Sorenson told WW today that his current plans are to re-open the Woodsman Market under the same name, late this year.
"It's been exciting with everything we've done with the Woodsman Market and Stumptown Coffee," Sorenson tells WW. "Getting to know the neighborhoods and the customers. It's great to have the market like it was, with curated items and producers that are friends of mine across the world and across the country.
"The direction didn't seem to click, or we couldn't figure out how to make the concept work. We've decided to shut the project down. Our hopes are to open by New Year's with a focus on more local producers and products, instead of expanding around the globe as we had."