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New: knife sharpening and blade repair at F+F

AN EXCITING NEW COLLABORATION BETWEEN FLOTSAM+FORK AND CHEF SAM DAIGLE!!!

About Brunoise + Sam Daigle
Brunoise, based in Minneapolis, is a new company devoted to servicing cutlery for professional chefs and home cooks of every expertise level. Chef Sam Daigle uses high quality Japanese water stones and deer hide strops to sharpen and hone, thus creating a superior edge for your blades. Sam has sharpened knives throughout his 12-year culinary career, and he recently decided to share his specialized skills with others.
The Process
Drop-off your dull or damaged blades at F+F— 3730 Chicago Avenue—during regular business hours (see below) to start the process—and return  the following Wednesday to collect your better-than-new equipment!
Pricing
$12 for double bevel knives
$18 for tip and chip repairs
$20 for single bevel knives 
$28 for single bevel repairs
Shop Hours

Wednesday — Saturday: 11 am to 6 pm

Sunday: 11 am to 4 pm

Closed Monday and Tuesday

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Questions? Call us at 612.823-5799 or send an email to info@flotsamandfork.com


New! Provençal Prints from Olivades

 

Olivades: the Pride of Provence

"They have set a goal:
to perpetuate the ancestral art of printing on fabrics in le Sud de la France, while evolving and adapting it to the present day."

The Olavides story starts in 1818, when a company of printers formed in the village of Saint-Étienne-du-Grès to create distinctive printed fabrics, a Provençal specialty with origins dating back to the 17th century. Today, Olivades carries-on the tradition—combining longstanding techniques with fresh designs—and now works with contemporary artists such as Nathalie du Pasquier to create fresh styles for the modern world.

Still manufactured in the South of France, Olivades remains the foremost contemporary producer of traditional étoffes imprimées (printed fabrics), and the last Provençal factory continuing this storied craft, which first blossomed in France more than four centuries ago, when woodblock-printed tissus arrived in Marseille via eastern trade routes. 

Shop the F+F Olivades collection >>>

 

Olivades Provencal Napkins

Olivades Striped Print Reversible Napkins  

Olivades Pencil PouchPetit Pouch Provencal

 


Adrianna Fie

We are proud to introduce a new producer to our lineup: renowned German ceramicist Hedwig Bollhagen. Vibrant glazes and distinctive forms combined with everyday functionality—these are the qualities that define her work.

Working in her studio in the village of Marwitz, just north of Berlin, Bollhagen designed and manufactured spectacular household pottery for nearly seven decades. For much of that time, work from the so-called "Treasure of East Germany" was commonplace behind the Iron Curtain, but nearly impossible to obtain beyond the DDR. 

We carry a range of iconic designs from this historic company, from the sculptural watering can designed by Bollhagen in 1955 to the Salt Jar designed in 1923 by Theodor Bogler at the Wiemar Bauhaus.

Bollhagen died in 2001, at the age of 93, but the craftsmen and women of Werkstatten Fur Keramik continue to faithfully execute her unmistakable designs. 

 


ELIXIRS & CO. ROLL-ONS Aromomathérapie from the Parisian Bach flower experts

NEW F+F ARRIVAL


ELIXIRS & CO. ROLL-ONS
Aromomathérapie from the Parisian Bach flower experts


Founded in Paris in 1993, Elixirs & Co. is a pioneer in the application of Bach treating fragrances. Their super portable roll-on sticks are a staple in a particular sort of naturally-inclined French pharmacy. Not only do they make a convenient, "natural solution for your daily troubles", the subtle fragrance is delightfully pleasant. We swear by the "Énergie" aroma roll-on here at F+F, but we find all six varieties effectively deliver des bonnes vibes

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enegrie

recover your energy & enthusiasm >>>

 

stress

calm your tensions & agitations >>>

 

sleep

invite a calm & peaceful sleep >>>

 

depression

Rediscover your love of life >>>

 

urgent circumstances

find quick comfort after a shock >>>

 

slimness

avoid succumbing to temptation >>>

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About the product

Elixirs & Co strictly adheres to the original Dr. Bach method—using only wildflowers, organic 40 proof brandy, dilution at 1/250th—and is a founding member of the Bach Flowers Guild. The certified organic flowers used to create Elixir & Co's essences originate from 7 different parts of France, namely: Normandy, Brittany, the Jura, the Vosges, Provence, the Pyrenees, and the Aquitaine.