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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Kootenay Lake Provincial Park - Davis Creek

Kootenay Lake Provincial Park - Davis Creek

Rustic campground with day use area and beach access.

Highway 31, Lardeau, BC

Kootenay Lake Provincial Park - Lost Ledge

Kootenay Lake Provincial Park - Lost Ledge

Campground with day use area, beach access, & boat launch.

Highway 31, Lardeau, BC

Kootenay Pie Company

Organic sweet & savoury pies made with local organic ingredients.

, Nelson, BC

Kootenay Reflections Photography

Kootenay Reflections Photography

Wildlife and scenery photos from the West Kootenays, British Columbia, framed and ready to hang.

, Meadow Creek, BC

Latitude Athletic Therapy

Our focus is on a holistic and whole-body approach to offer a rehab solution that finds the SOURCE of an injury.

3-102 Herridge Lane, Nelson, BC

Store in Nelson

Lillie & Cohoe

Luxury hand-made women's hats made in Canada since 1990. They are part of the international Économusée, creating an environment for you to experience first hand traditional techniques and know-how, and in this case, hat-making.

320 Vernon Street, Nelson, BC

Lockhart Beach Provincial Park

Beach access and a small campground.

Highway 3A, Boswell, BC

Logden Lodge

Logden Lodge

Four unique luxury mountain cabins.

6225 Porto Rico-Ymir Road, Ymir, BC

Magpie Essentials

Magpie Essentials

Bath and body products handmade in Nelson, B.C.

, Nelson, BC

The outside of the Mallard's Source for Sports building on Baker Street in Nelson, BC

Mallard's Source for Sports

Hockey, soccer, outerwear, running, swimwear, & much more.

532 Baker Street, Nelson, BC

Me & My Cat Stained Glass

Me & My Cat Stained Glass

Stained glass table lamps, photo frames, hanging panels, boxes, business card holders, patio lanterns

, Nelson, BC

Mel B Digital

Mel B Digital

3d Print Service, Vinyl cutting service, photo printing service.

404 Front St Unit 3 lower, Kaslo, BC

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