Nest’s data-driven capacity building programs map directly to the most pressing needs faced by today’s handworker economy. By combining grassroots support with macro-scale solutions, Nest is driving sustainable change on the global scale.

The Nest Guild is a Nest-organized global network of more than 400 artisan business based in over 50 countries around the world. While employing artisans practicing diverse crafts from shibori dying to hand reed weaving, Guild businesses are unified in their common goals for business growth and social improvement in their local communities. Nest’s Artisan Guild community is open-access. To inquire about joining the Nest community as an artisan business, please email: