They may be known as Treasures and Trash, but you might recognize them by Mike’s signature feather hat and Janet’s comforting smile!
Name:
Treasures and Trash
Vendor:
Janet and Mike Brown
Lives in/Business located:
Mendota, IL
This will be Bonanza vendor appearance:
4!

Specializes in:
vintage industrial and reclaimed barn wood furniture
Favorite activity besides junking:
riding motorcycles and spending time with family

Would save if the workshop were on fire:
Mike: My wife, my own ass and my help
Janet: My sander

You knew you were a junker when:
Mike: I bought my first antique when I was 13 and that was a start of the adventure.
Janet: when I met my husband he sucked me right into the disease. We still love it together, 29 years later.

Three words that describe you:
Mike: the only one
Janet: strong confident woman
Three words that describe your product:
worth looking at

If you couldn’t be a junker, you’d be:
Mike: a brain surgeon or a bum
Janet: a drug counselor
When you found it, you knew it would sell immediately:
Janet: I found a goat-riding cart from the Masons or Odd Fellows. I knew it was a winner and it was. My husband thought I was crazy.


You couldn’t stand to sell it once you found it:
Mike: That’d be my wife. I could never get rid of her!
The Browns are a fabulous couple, and a fabulous couple of junkers! Be sure not to miss them at the Bonanza!
Kim

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