- by Anna Culver
Local artisans and vendors to shop from this holiday season and beyond
Updated: Nov 28, 2020
Shopping local has never been more important. It's been a trying year for everyone and if you can shop locally to support a business, friend, or neighbor, you're supporting your community in more ways than one.
Check out 56 ways to shop local this year.
Clothing and Accessories
Audrey George Designs
Casual handmade jewelry.
Babs Cabs Wireworks
Handmade crystal jewelry in copper, silver, or gold wire.
Be Rooted Boutique
Classic yet trendy clothing to match any figure.
Bound Tight Co.
Every item is made by hand in small batches utilizing small precision tools and good old fashion handiwork. Made in America.
Small batch jewelry and gifts inspired by friendships and travels.
A percent of the proceeds go to a designated charity each quarter.
Handmade fiber crafts - jewelry, notebooks, decorations, and more.
Fashion and accessories inspired by nature. Items are made by artists across the U.S.
Grace & Grandeur
Handmade bows for the grand millennial and little ladies.
Offers Indian inspired womens fashions, handcrafted jewelry, and henna.
All the crafty things but especially earrings and wood signs. Maker @tarasue13 is in Fort Mill, SC. Maker Becky (Tara’s mom) is in Union City, PA.
Ruthie Jay Baby
Bright, fun high-quality baby gifts.
Shop Hope Global
Ethically crafted fashion using upcycled materials sourced in Haiti.
The softest tees, tanks, hoodies, hats, mugs, and more made right here in Fort Mill.
The Carolina Ruffle Co.
Handmade & custom children’s goods.
The Small Town Stylist
A stylist and confidence coach that teaches busy women how to take their style and confidence to the next level.
Queen Palm Boutique
Online women's boutique store. Surfer chic with a Southern flare.
Soaps and candles
Hand-poured, homemade candles made with a blend of soy, vegetable, and paraffin wax and hemp wicks.
Candles & Favors
Offering personalized party invitations and favors.
Komodo Art Soaps
Artistic soap made locally.
Sam's Artisan Soap Shop
Handmade soap from Tega Cay, SC.
Sweet Waffle Farm Boutique
A family farm selling honey, bath products, and candles.
Wild Bloom Candle Co.
Luxurious coconut soy blend wax candles and boho decor.
Brie & Things
Gourmet charcuterie boards and boxes made with love.
An in-home chef service offering meal prep, private dinner parties, and cooking classes.
CLT Cheese Chick
Offering boards, grazes, picnics, and workshops.
Scratch made 5.5oz cookies sold online and exclusively at Bagel Boat.
Fort Mill Button Bakery
Macarons, hot cocoa bombs + more. 100% homemade + local.
Growing Joy Farms
An aquaponics farm selling a variety of lettuce and vegetables.
Honest Elderberry Co.
Elderberry syrup with honest and minimal ingredients.
Humble Cup Coffee Co.
For the love of coffee one Humble Cup at a time. Nothing more. Nothing less.
In the Family Kitchen
Breads, cookies, cakes and more.
Mona Lisa Macarons
Homemade French Macarons. Made to order. Offering gluten, dairy and dye free options. Pick up and delivery options within Charlotte, NC. DM for orders.
Penny Family Farm
This family farm is centered around providing all natural, non-GMO, soy free, pasture raised chicken, eggs, pork and beef that's affordable for everyone.
Selling charcuterie Grazing Boxes containing an artfully assembled selection of gourmet cheeses, cured meats, dried and fresh fruit, breads/crackers, nuts and/or olives, spreads, mustards, jams or honey.
The Foodie School
Experience a cooking class creating incredible dishes with friends and family.
Shannon, a born and bred New Yorker, is creating Crumb Cake addicts across the Carolinas.
The Craftsman Beverage Co.
Offering handcrafted cocktail and tea syrups, shrubs, and more for the beverage lover. The syrups are produced from locally sourced ingredients when possible and are non-GMO.
Trip & Peggy's Cajun Seasoning
"The spice with a thousand uses." Louisiana family's secret recipe replaces other seasonings. Use on beef, poultry, fish, vegetables, salad, eggs, grits, add it to Bloody Marys.
White Wolf Rubs
Fresh rubs and seasonings for cooking, grilling, and smoking.
Artwork and woodwork
Handmade furniture built from reclaimed materials.
Far From Perfect Frames
Custom prints, frames, and chalkboards.
Husband and wife duo that custom build furniture and stuff.