WILLIAMS—The Cultural Festival and Crafts show held at the St. John’s Episcopal Church in Williams attracted local crafts makers from around the area. The event also featured a performance by the Williams Folklorico Dancers and a piñata smashing.
Parents and kids from the Williams High School provided nachos to support a safe party atmosphere for graduation night. You might see their donation box in various businesses so you can still donate for their graduation party.
Robyn Dolan of Mrs. D’s Homestead in Ash Fork displayed homemade soaps and skin balms. She said she is going on the road for sometime, but people can still order her merchandise through her web site within the United States. She is working on international orders.
Mike Konefal started making hot sauce when his attempts at making beer were less successful. A friend gave him a hot sauce making kit when he was a business student at Northern Arizona University. After much experimentation, he developed hot sauces with flavor as opposed to just spicy and hot. This eventually led to the Rising Hy brand of hot sauce [Facebook/Twitter]
He also merged with the Tortilla Lady brand, another local business in Flagstaff, and sells tortillas to various businesses in Flagstaff.
As the video below explains, he has recently decided to go national with the Rising Hy hot sauces. The Rising Hy products are available for purchase in Flagstaff and other cities across Arizona or through their web site. You can even purchase in Williams at the Canyon Motel on Rodeo Road.