Locally Made

From basics to boutique businesses across the region have that unique Kootenay-style flair. At the bottom of the page view our local shopping experiences or visit our map and listings page!

FINDING AWESOME

There's no shortage of things to do in our region, but supporting local has a special place in our hearts. You can find everything you could need on our streetS, from retail stores, to boutique shops and of course bustling markets and more.

SHOP LOCAL

Our region is lucky to have a thriving artisan scene, bursting with creativity and open studios for you to visit. Find that extra special memento of your trip, a git or something for yourself - you're sure to find something truly unique. 

You can find everything from handmade ceramics, fine jewelry to sustainably made clothes, and even brooms (as seen in the Harry Potter films!) Stop by Craft Connection in Nelson for an ever revolving showcase of the great artists of our area. 

 Find out about our artisans        

ARTISANS AT WORK

We are lucky to have three of our local artisans featured in the globally recognized ÉCONOMUSÉE Artisans at Work program. You can visit the Nelson studios of Lillie and Cohoe, a 30 year old hat making studio, Earth Community Studios and the iconic Kootenay Bakery Cafe Cooperative

LET'S GO SHOPPING

Here are a few quick links to help with your shopping:    

   LOCAL MAKERS  BOUTIQUE SHOPS  LOCAL MARKETS  KOOTENAY MARKETPLACE

Thank you for buying local and making our communities a success!

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The outside of the Adventure Hotel building on Vernon Street in Nelson,BC

Adventure Hotel

Hotel with both upscale and budget rooms, dining & cafe.

616 Vernon Street, Nelson, BC

Ainsworth Hot Springs Resort

Ainsworth Hot Springs Resort

High-end accommodations, dining, and hot springs.

3609 Highway 31, Ainsworth, BC

Alpine Inn & Suites

Alpine Inn & Suites

Motel with family and kitchen suites.

1120 Hall Mines Road, Nelson, BC

Amanda's Restaurant in Nelson BC

Amanda's Restaurant

Canadian/Chinese specialty dishes: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

British Columbia 3A, Nelson, BC

Angry hen taps lined up

Angry Hen Brewing Company

Craft brewery with tasting room, patio, and local snacks.

343 Front Street, Kaslo, BC

Annie's Bed and Breakfast

Annie's Bed and Breakfast

2 bedroom suite, kitchen, full bath and patio.

7570 Upper Balfour Road, Nelson, BC

Back Dirt Road

Back Dirt Road

Handmade Natural Soaps, Luxury Soaps, Bath and Body products.

, Kaslo, BC

Sunrise on hole 17 of at Balfour Golf & Recreation

Balfour Golf & Recreation

One of Nature's most scenic golf courses.

602 Queens Bay Road, Balfour, BC

Bayshore Resort on the East Shore of Kootenay Lake

Bayshore Resort

Marina, restaurant, cottages, RV park, and camping.

13165 Highway 3A, Boswell, BC

Beach Gables Guesthouse

Beach Gables Guesthouse

3 Individual suites in a Heritage home.

243 Front Street, Kaslo, BC

Bearfoot Beach House

Two bedroom suite located in the quiet community of Balfour on the north shore of Kootenay Lake.

8110 Busk Road, Balfour, BC

Bellaflora

Bellaflora

Passionately creating floral and plant designs.

621 Herridge Lane, Nelson, BC

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