Welcome to the Amazon Forest Store. We have just returned from Peru and will be offering exciting new products every week.

CACE was a vendor at the 2016 Great Insect Fair - an annual event sponsored by...

November 04, 2016

CACE was a vendor at the 2016 Great Insect Fair - an annual event sponsored by the Penn State Univ. Dept. of Entomology to educate the public about many aspects of insects and other bugs. It included exhibits of pollinators, edible bugs, pests, and just plain cool critters. CACE featured many of our insect ornaments hand-made by campesino artisans from the town of Jenaro Herrera on the Ucayali River in the Peruvian Amazon.




Leave a comment

Comments will be approved before showing up.


Also in News

Woman with handmade butterfly barrettes made by artisans from the Peruvian Amazon
Reunions and new friends at Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival 2022

July 20, 2022

Continue Reading

RETURN TO THE GREAT BLUE HERON FESTIVAL
RETURN TO THE GREAT BLUE HERON FESTIVAL

July 20, 2022

"There is no doubt that Blue Heron is a very fun festival.  People come with all manner of colorful clothing, tattoos, and behaviors.  I didn't have any volunteers to help me at this event, so I especially appreciated having good conversations with customers who were interested in our work in Peru and happy to share parts of their life stories.  One memorable regular visitor to our booth was Eric Stayer better known as Bushy Vanderbilt who is a part-time wizard that has won multiple competitions for his well quaffed beard."

Continue Reading

ON THE ROAD AGAIN TO THE ROMP FESTIVAL IN KENTUCKY
ON THE ROAD AGAIN TO THE ROMP FESTIVAL IN KENTUCKY

July 20, 2022

"I appreciated getting to know other neighboring vendors who each have their own fascinating life stories.  Some vendors have built a business traveling to festivals to sell their wares (lots of tie dyed clothing) or services (henna drawings) while others are people with other careers who mostly want a chance to share their creative efforts and make some extra income if they can.  I made a special connection with an artist named Nate who offered to do a sketch of me while we discussed ecology, spirituality, and prisons."

Continue Reading