BC Cargo
Discover all that BC Cargo has to offer! The BC Cargo Pop Up Shop Marketplace was created as a launch pad for entrepreneurs seeking to open a business in Battle Creek, Michigan
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About the Marketplace

BC Cargo is a seasonal pop-up shop marketplace comprised of seven recycled shipping containers retrofitted to create an area to eat, shop, relax, and enjoy the vibrancy of downtown Battle Creek. BC Cargo is located on city-owned property at 35 W. Hamblin Avenue in the parking lot of Full Blast and is managed by staff members of the Small Business Development Fund of the City of Battle Creek.

BC Cargo launched in the Spring of 2018 and includes a collective of new small businesses run by local entrepreneurs desiring to launch or grow a business in the Battle Creek market. The marketplace provides an affordable cost to market entry and supports merchants with wrap-around services to nurture development and growth.

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Merchants

Who are our merchants? What are they selling, and what are their stories? Find out here!

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Pop-Up Vendors

Are you interested in selling at BC Cargo, but not ready to commit to the full season? Consider being a pop-up vendor – more information here!

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Frequently Asked Questions

When are we open? Where are we located? What do we have to offer? Find the answers to all your questions here!

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Past Events

Plant-based BBQ Party

Join the vegan community at BC Cargo for a specially plated comfort food celebration for one evening only!
BBQ tempeh “ribs” (GF)
BBQ soy curls (GF)
Potato salad (GF)
Mac n cheeze OR Baked beans (GF)
Dessert brownie

$12.95
Grab a second plate for around half off!
Kids pricing too.

Support 100% plant-based businesses and enjoy new foods!

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Cafe Rica's 2nd Annual Anniversary Celebration

Cafe Rica will be turning 2 years old in September. To celebrate we would like to invite everyone to the celebration. There will be food, entertainment, and music provided. There also might be a few surprises up our sleeves. So come out and celebrate with us, we would love to see all of you that have shown support over the years!

September 22, 2018
6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

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Contact Us

Connect with our team at the Small Business Development Fund to learn more about BC Cargo Pop-Up Shop Marketplace.

Call Us:
269.966.3355 x. 1193

Visit Us:
35 W Hamblin Avenue
Battle Creek, Michigan

Email Us Using the Form Below:

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We are looking forward to your visit! Come experience all that BC Cargo merchants have to offer and learn why BC Cargo is the coolest place in town! In the meantime, connect with us on the following social media platforms!

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1 day ago

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WOW!!
Car-Go Days of Summer happening at BC Cargo today!

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3 days ago

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If you haven't had lunch and are looking for a quick solution, look no further!

VeggZ Cafe has quesadillas and mac n cheese today.
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If you havent had lunch and are looking for a quick solution, look no further!

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4 days ago

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Congratulations to 2096 The Store for being a part of the first cohort of businesses who will take part in the inaugural Morning Light Incubator program!

It's great to see entrepreneurs moving forward in Downtown Battle Creek!

GO TEAM BC!!
#happeningbcMorning Light is thrilled to announce our first cohort of businesses who will take part in the inaugural Morning Light Incubator program.

The next business taking part in our program is 2096 The Store. Brothers Javier and Johan Fortoso, along with Austin Layman, launched their vintage-themed store at BC Cargo earlier this year. They have been sourcing garments from thrift shops for years.

2096 The Store is hoping to take the next step in their business and we're excited to work with them on their journey.

Welcome Javier, Johan, and Austin!
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Congratulations to 2096 The Store for being a part of the first cohort of businesses who will take part in the inaugural Morning Light Incubator program!

Its great to see entrepreneurs moving forward in Downtown Battle Creek!

GO TEAM BC!!
#happeningbc

4 days ago

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Looking for a unique wedding cake?

JJ's Sweet Treats can hook you up!

Visit JJ's Sweet Treats at BC Cargo in Downtown Battle Creek!

Weddings, Birthdays, Anniversaries.......they have treats perfect for any occasion!3 Layer Lemon Lavender Wedding Cake topped with lemon lavender macarons and a Mr & Mrs cake topper!!
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Looking for a unique wedding cake?

JJs Sweet Treats can hook you up!

Visit JJs Sweet Treats at BC Cargo in Downtown Battle Creek!

Weddings, Birthdays, Anniversaries.......they have treats perfect for any occasion!

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You do amazing things kiddo!!!

5 days ago

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Out Of Line Vintage jean jacket auction to raise funds for Women Co-op is happening now!

Go to Out Of Line Vintage Facebook page and bid on the one you like best.

Auction closes Friday! Highest bidder wins!!

Be sure to visit Marissa Calderone at BC Cargo in Downtown Battle Creek for more great vintage looks for Fall.
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5 days ago

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It's feel good Friday, this Friday at BC Cargo!

YOGA at 5:30pm & 6:15pm with Otterdance Yoga and Volunteering with United Way of the Battle Creek and Kalamazoo Region at 5pm!!

A great way to end the week!

Live United Summer Tour: Family Yoga at BC Cargo!
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We can't wait for Friday!!

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