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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Mirror Lake Campground

Mirror Lake Campground

Campground with RV sites, tenting, cabins, and beach.

Arcola Road, Kaslo, BC

Ivy hangs from the Mistiso's place vacation rentals

Mistiso's Place

Heritage home with self-contained accommodations.

811 Vernon Street, Nelson, BC

Mount Carlyle Backcountry Lodge

Mount Carlyle Backcountry Lodge

A backcountry ski lodge in the Selkirk Mountains.

, Retallack, BC

Mountain Baby

Mountain Baby

Baby, toddler, and kid sized outdoor gear, toys and more.

636 Baker Street, Nelson, BC

Mountain Munchies Inc.

Mountain Munchies Inc.

Enercheez: a dehydrated cheese that requires zero refrigeration.

, Nelson, BC

Mr. Mercy's Mushrooms

Gourmet and medicinal mushrooms grown fresh in Kaslo BC

, Kaslo, BC

Photo provided by Natures' Edge Cabin

Nature's Edge Cabin

Cabin 35 minutes from Kaslo nestled in the woods.

531 Duncan Lake Rd, Argenta, BC

Nelson Brewing Company

Craft brewery with a tasting room.

512 Latimer Street, Nelson, BC

Nelson City Campground

Nelson City Campground

Centrally located campground with RV and tent sites.

90 High Street, Nelson, BC


Nelson Farmers Market

The Market for both Wednesday and Saturday is located at Cottonwood Falls Park 199 Carbonate St, Nelson, BC 

Discover various food options, hand-made goods including jewellery, clothing, pottery, body products and baked goods.

199 Carbonate Street, Nelson, BC

Nelson Innovation Centre interior

Nelson Innovation Centre

Nelson Innovation Centre (NIC) is a professional community workspace where entrepreneurs and tech-focused professionals can gather, work and network.

91-D Baker St, Nelson, BC

Nelson Museum, Archives & Gallery

Nelson Museum, Archives & Gallery

Permanent historical exhibit and rotating artist galleries and a gift shop with local products. 

502 Vernon Street, Nelson, BC

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