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'Everyone's Famous In A Small Town'

While part of the small-town culture is knowing most of the population, here at Mountain Made, we are reaching over county lines to share our products and messages with the world.

Press & Media

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Approved Photos

You are free to use the photos in the albums below digitally with our and the photographer’s permission as long as you credit the photographer, link to, and email us ( a link to where the images are being used. For social media use, you must tag us and the photographer.

Album 1: Approved Photos for Press & Media -  Jennifer Gutierrez Photography 

Album 1B: Approved Photos for Press & Media -  Jennifer Gutierrez Photography (Photos Not Published Yet) 

Album 2: Approved Photos for Press & Media -  Courtney Gainor Photography

Columnist and Writer

Eva had a monthly column in the Julian Journal.

She is also a guest writer for the Borrego Sun.


"Southern California native and founder of Mountain Made, Eva Hatch shares the important history of the beautiful Inaja Memorial Park. “Located right off Highway 78 in the Cleveland National Forest is Inaja Memorial Park. It’s a tribute to the 11 firefighters who lost their lives battling the Inaja Fire in 1956...This hidden gem is a fantastic place to watch the sunset over the rolling hills.” 

Read here


"Becca and Jamie podcast with Eva Hatch, from Julian, CA of Mountain Made. A young entrepreneur, who started her business at 19 years old and small town advocate who shows that with passion and focus you can acheive whatever you set your mind to.  Make this podcast a priority!"

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Just Two Gals OnA Sunday reviewed our candles.

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"Eva Hatch is an entrepreneur from the small town of Julian, an hour east of San Diego. Unlike most, Eva doesn’t believe that one should have to leave their humble town to “make it.” Instead, she set out on a mission to bring her town to the world with her company, Mountain Made."

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Floating City Podcast interviews Mountain Made founder Eva Hatch.

"Eva is an all-American, small-town girl, raised in the San Diego backcountry (Julian, Ca) and has started quite a successful career selling her own Julian made candles and creates content for people that visit or live in the back country...."

Listen here.

Eva Hatch joins All in San Diego Podcast to go all in on Julian, CA

"On this episode, Eva from Mountain Made is here to transform you from a Julian fan into a Julian expert! Let's go ALL IN on Julian!..."

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All Things Cozy reviewed our Julian Apple Orchards candle.

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"The college years are notoriously busy for students, but Eva Hatch has more irons in the fire than most. Along with working toward her degree in communication at San Diego State University, she is an entrepreneur, active blogger and advocate of her hometown..."

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Eva Hatch on the cover of the Julian Journal

"Without a doubt, I wouldn’t be who I am today without the greater Julian community. The community always comes together to fill any need." 

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"To all the ladies (and gents), don’t wait for someone to give you permission before you start working on your passion...You are the one who can use your passion and perseverance to make your ambitions a reality." 

Read more here.

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