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Mission

Our mission is to support Upstate Regional artisans & creators,
provide a unique marketplace to consumers of all income levels,
educate the public about local sourcing and economic impact,
and build an experience around the community.

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The Experience

AGORA Marketplace is an indoor, year-round marketplace located at the foothills of the Adirondacks of Upstate New York (Gloversville),  featuring 17 regionally local artisans and creators housed under one roof offering residents and visitors alike crafts, furniture, gifts, vintage finds, and really cool specialty items.

AGORA is a civic, community-building space for small businesses, entrepreneurs, neighbors, customers residents, visitors, and partners who come together around the common culture of supporting regional small businesses.

Upon entering, one is greeted with a hello and the sight of handcrafted gifts, novelties, decorations, and sweet treats to take home. 17 unique individual vendors booths line the inside of the marketplace with a large art gallery from various artists in the Adirondack region. Agora features a modern take on the old-fashioned penny candy counter features 70+ different types of candy by the ounce. The Agora Market’s crew is here to help and prides itself on being accessible, knowledgeable, and friendly. We focus on excellence, quality, and dedication to both customers and vendors alike. Agora prides itself on being an example to the community, representing harmony, and what it means to have unity.

We create an opportunity for small businesses to thrive and nourish our community with experiences, conversations, and education about the significant impact of buying from local vendors and artisans while creating a pleasing and vibrant environment for everyone.