Date: Jul 07, 2017

Vendor Spotlight: A&J Treasures

By Anna Camburn

Shipshewana Flea Market Vendor Spotlight A&J Treasures

Ann and Jerry Gerloski were on a waiting list for five years before they finally got a permanent spot at the Shipshewana Flea Market back in 1998. 


Now, nineteen years later, the married couple is still selling a huge variety of items at discounted prices to their favorite Shipshewana customers.


Stop into Shipshe Flea Market Booth 180, 206-207 or 801-802, and you'll find an awesome selection of kitchen gadgets, coasters, flags, dominoes, Rada cutlery, vinyl window etchings and more. What's even better than their selection and prices, is their customer service. You won't leave Ann & Jerry's booth without a smile on your face.


What do they like most about selling at Shipshewana Flea Market?


"Being a vendor is an interesting job," said Ann, "You get to meet all kinds of great people."

Shipshewana Flea Market Vendor Spotlight A&J Treasures

Shipshewana Flea Market Vendor Spotlight A&J Treasures

Setting up at the flea market is Ann & Jerry's retirement gig. 


When asked how they operated then and now, the couple shared the following:


"We had been retired for a year and then we started on the road with weekend markets," said Jerry. "When we started at Shipshewana, we used tarps for our booth coverage. It made for a really busy life."


Now, A&J Treasures has three small buildings at the flea market, so that they can leave their set up all season long.


"It's very convenient, and selling here helps to fund our trips to Florida!"

Shipshewana Flea Market Vendor Spotlight A&J Treasures

 Shipshewana Flea Market Vendor Spotlight A&J Treasures

Shop A&J Treasures each Tuesday and Wednesday through September at the Shipshewana Flea Market. You are sure to find something you have to take home!


Vendor opportunities are available and special events and other selling opportunities can be found throughout the year. To learn more about these, feel free to check them all out online.


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