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!


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.


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        


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


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


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


Locally made


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Energy & Art by Sarah Fehr

Restore, revive, re-align with distance Reiki Energy Healing Sessions online. Enjoy original artwork and photography greeting cards, prints, and paintings.

, Nelson, BC

Gala Jewelry

16072 BC-3A, Crawford Bay, BC

Gerick Cycle & Ski

Gerick Cycle & Ski

Nordic, alpine and telemark ski gear, bikes and accessories.

702 Baker Street, Nelson, BC

Honey Candles products laid out

Honey Candles

100% Pure Beeswax Candles

, Kaslo, BC

Man biking downtown Nelson with The Hume Hotel and the court house in the background

Hume Hotel & Spa

Heritage hotel with restaurants & entertainment downtown.

422 Vernon Street, Nelson, BC

J. Eisenhauer Woodworks

Hand crafted woodwork from a small mountain village by Jeremy Eisenhauer.

, Kaslo, BC

Jackson's Hole & Grill

Jackson's Hole & Grill

Pub-style appetizers, soups & salads and greats burgers with a patio.

524 Vernon Street, Nelson, BC

JB fletcher Store & Museum

JB Fletcher Store Museum

Museum and gift shop.

3602 Sutton Street, Ainsworth, BC

JB Fletcher Store with White Raven Emporium & Whitelight Photography

JB Fletcher Store with White Raven Emporium & Whitelight Photography

Pottery, jewelry, esoteric treasures, art, knives, clothing, food, bath products, photographic art prints.

3602 Sutton Street, Ainsworth, BC

Jesse Schpakowski Photography

Jesse Schpakowski Photography

Wildlife and landscape calendars and greeting cards from local photographer & videographer, Jesse Schpakowski.

, Kaslo, BC

Kaslo Adventure Centre

Your one stop adventure shop: gear, clothing & more.

344 Front Street, Kaslo, BC

Kaslo Hotel & Pub

Kaslo Hotel & Restaurant

Heritage hotel with bar and restaurant in downtown Kaslo.

430 Front Street, Kaslo, BC

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