Monday, March 20, 2017

Looking for Products Made in Michigan?



Looking for products made in Michigan? Look no further, these stores sell Michigan-made products (many have online stores along with the physical store).

Michigan Market, Williamston

One of our favorite stops in Williamston is the Michigan Market located in the Keller Building. This store offers a wide variety of Michigan-made gifts including jams, snacks. jewelry, cards, and scarves. They are always finding new items to keep you coming back
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Heart of Michigan Store, Howell

So far, in all our Meanders, Heart of Michigan Store has one of the best selections of Made in Michigan products. Products include clothing, jewelry, home d├ęcor, bath & body, books, food, treats, pet products and one of our favorites, Lake Art.

If you visit the online store, they offer lots of fun Michigan gift baskets and boxes which include famous brands like Faygo, Jiffy, Better Made, Win Scheulers Cheese, Vernors or sports themed gifts with MSU, Tigers, Detroit Red Wings and others. You can also select sets that include Michigan cutting boards with cheese and sausage, nuts, popcorns, jams, jellies, or maple syrup. You can make your own gift box too.

In addition to selling Michigan Products, the store also bakes Pasties fresh daily and sell Michigan Brews and Wines from these Michigan vineyards:  Howell's Main Street Winery, Black Star Farms, Leelanau Cellars, Chateau Grand Traverse, Burgdorf's Winery, and Tabor Hill Winery.


The General Store, Hastings
We came across The General Store in Hastings on a whim, and what a surprise it was. Such a charming store with a wide-variety of local brands and products: Cherry Republic, Coyer Candle Co. handmade soy candles and air fresheners, hand-made wooden bowls by JM Woodworking, Jewelry by Lake Effects Studios, Detroit Coaster Company, Heritage Beard Company, Gee Dee Bee's Honey by Maple Leaf Farm, handmade wooden kitchen utensils from Clarksville, Michigan, Cellar Door Soap, vegan purses designed by Michigan State Graduate, Jenna Kator, books by local authors, University of Michigan and Michigan State items, and lots of products promoting Michigan. 





Absolute Gallery, Old Town, Lansing
The Absolute Gallery in Lansing's Old Town is a great spot to find art and jewelry by local artists as well as many other Michigan-made products including books, cards, and other unique finds. 










Keans Store, Mason
Kean's is Mason's oldest continuously operating business, founded in 1928 by Gus and Fern Kean. Kean's is still a family owned and operated by Teresa and Steve Wren. The first thing you see when you walk into Kean's is the old-fashioned candy counter, with an large vareity of traditional hand-made candies, as well as several Michigan-made selections. You can also find kids toys and games, clothing, jewelry, home decor, food and kitchen items, cards, and much more. As you stroll through the store, you'll also find the studio and shop of local jewelry artisan, Margaret Ross. Margaret makes beautiful, hand-crafted pieces.


The Artisan's Bench, Brighton

If you are looking for handcrafted artwork and unique pieces, you must visit The Artisan's Bench. About eighty percent of the items are made by local Michigan artisans.











The Eyrie, Ypsilanti
The Eyrie is a Michigan artisan market in Ypsilanti's historic Depot Town. It's a self-described cultural gift shop featuring over 180 Michigan artisans' work including photographs, greeting cards, jewelry & accessories, paintings, pottery, blown glass, unique home decor, candles, lotions and much more. Make sure to save plenty of time for this stop, even though it's not a large store, it's very much packed with must see Michigan work and products.




Old Town General Store, Lansing

The Old Town General Store not only offers a nice selection of Michigan handcrafted jewelry, candles, home decor, clothing, and more, it's also the place to go for wine, beer, dairy products, bait, ice, household good, bath and body items, and candy. You can also find Michigan-made natural skin care by one of our favorite companies, Integrity Pure& Natural.






Weekends, Port Huron

Weekends of Port Huron is a charming store with a nice offering of Michigan-made products including food and homegoods . This really is a homemakers delight, with a large variety of baby clothing, toys, gardening, recipe books, botanical soaps and lotions handbags, towels, men and women's quality clothing.














Made in Michigan Store, 4 locations - Grand Rapids, Grandville, Saugatuck, and Mackinaw City

Online Stores

We'll continue to update with additional places to purchase Michigan-made products. See the right side bar Made in Michigan Section. If you own or know of a business that sells Michigan-made products contact The MIchigan Girl at marketing@themichigangirl.com so we can visit and add to our list.

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1 comment:

  1. I didn't know that how great places we have to buy so many good products from Michigan, thank you for posting the guide on this. This is such a great blog!

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