A quiet Frost River Retail Store after making the decision to close.
Face Shields consist of the durable plastic shield, comfortable foam, and a thick piece of elastic.
It was a surreal experience hauling rolls of Face Shield plastic into the shop, rather than rolls of waxed canvas.
Layers of plastic are laid across the cutting table to maximize the amount of shields being cut at once.
Our main production floor, quiet and empty as we waited to become an essential business and be able to bring the production team back to work.
Up-cycled medical grade fabric to be used for face masks on the cutting table.
Our front counter being moved out of the store.
The Frost River Storefront after the empty fixtures where taken out of the shop and moved to storage to make room for more sewing stations.
The first drop off of person protective equipment to our local health care facilities.
New sewing machines that specialize in quick and lightweight work where purchased to make face masks.
The first of the new sewing machines to arrive at the shop.
The retail store transformed into the additional production floor.
The quick-learning sewing team produced thousands of masks daily.
Eco3's volunteer workforce assembling thousands of shields.
The Frost River Team tried out one of the first practice volunteer sessions for face shield assembly.
Our trailer filled with 10,000 assembled Face Shields.
Caribou-One the 1976 Vintage Airstream
Front of the Airstream trailer with the Frost River route in the BWCA.
Our Grizzly Bear store mascot, Old Nine-Claw, as a sticker on the Airstream.
The gutted interior of the Airstream.
Working to find the best height for the new light fixtures.
New durable flooring was installed throughout the main level of the building.
Locally harvested timbers going up to create a focal entry point between Frost River & Love Creamery.
A log cabin fixture being installed at the back of the retail store.
Channeling for the new windows being installed.
The windows on the storefront replaced the wood that had been rotting.
It was amazing to see a hole in a quarter of the building!
Adding Henry and our logo to the new windows.
The completed Frost River storefront.
The completed log cabin display.
The Grand Reopening Ribbon Cutting Ceremony.
Electric vehicle chargers were installed in the back packing lot of the Frost River Marketplace.
Inside the store looking at the new entry way between Frost River and Love Creamery.