Mighty Tieton

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Mighty Tieton is an incubator for artisan businesses. This small group of entrepreneurial urban and rural designers, architects, artists, and creative individuals is working in the Central Washington town of Tieton, fifteen miles west of Yakima. Our goal is to revitalize the economy of the town and region by combining creative and professional skills, and connecting with local resources to build successful businesses involving art, design, hospitality, and recreation.

Several artisan businesses have started under the Mighty Tieton banner, including a fine press and bindery, a typographic mosaic signage business, a printmaking studio and press, a goat cheese creamery, a cidery, a kite production facility, book warehousing, and a production facility for producing lamps for Graypants. We also have two event spaces, rental cabins for short visits and longer residencies, and several artist's studios.

You can visit the Paper Hammer Studios shop at 613 Elm Street. We are usually open regular business hours. At this time, however, the Mighty Tieton homes and studios are not regularly open to the public. For many more photos of Tieton, events, and enterprises visit our flickr page.

Visits and short tours MUST be arranged in advance. To schedule a visit, please write to events@mightytieton.com. Tours are $5 per person.

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Events & News

Tieton Stamp Mosaic KickstarterJuly 1st - August 3rd

A campaign to create a 41,500 piece mosaic that will transform the facade of the Tieton Post Office, honoring small-town post offices everywhere.

10x10x10xTieton ExhibitionSaturday August 8 - Sunday October 11

Opening reception Saturday August 8th from 12 - 5pm

Highland Community Days CelebrationFriday August 21st - Saturday August 23rd

Saturday morning parade. Tieton Mosaic will unveil six new mosaics! 

Pie-Palooza Pie ContestSaturday August 22nd

Pie, pie and more pie! Knock down our reigning champ! $5 per pie entry fee.