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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the taps at Torchlight Brewing Co.

Torchlight Brewing Co

Microbrewery, restaurant and pub.

125 Hall Street, Nelson, BC

Valhalla Pure Outfitters

Gear for all your outdoor adventures.

616 Baker Street, Nelson, BC

Victoria Falls Guest House

Victoria Falls Guest House

Heritage suites in downtown Nelson.

1210 Victoria Street, Nelson, BC

Virtue Tea - cup of tea splashing

Virtue Tea

Artisan tea available through the region.

517 Latimer Street, Nelson, BC

Wedgewood Manor

Wedgwood Manor and Glamping Retreat

Reconnect, Rejuvenate, Relax and Rediscover

16002 Crawford Creek Road, Crawford Bay, BC

West Kootenay Adventure Tours

1001 Front St, Nelson, BC

The stars and moonlight light up the Whitewater Ski Resort Lodge at night

Whitewater Ski Resort

World-class skiing and snowboarding 25 minutes from Nelson.

Whitewater Ski Hill Rd, Nelson, BC

Woodbury Resort & Marina

Woodbury Resort & Marina

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

4112 British Columbia 31, Ainsworth, BC

Woody Nelson

We're a licensed cannabis producer located in Nelson BC.

2722 Hwy 3A, Nelson, BC

Wynndel Craft Distilleries

Distillery and tasting room. 

1331 Channel Road , Wynndel , BC

You Silly Sausage

You Silly Sausage

Gourmet locally made preservative and gluten free sausages

, Nelson, BC

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