In support of local artisans and crafts people everywhere, we’re presenting a special series of articles about shops offering locally made items near Taylor Morrison communities. In Part 2 you’ll learn about the boutiques and stores in Florida and Georgia. To explore stores offering locally made goods, see Part 1 and Part 3.
Naples Soap Company – Despite the name, Naples Soap Company offers a full line of the company’s natural skin and hair care products. Besides its Naples location, the store can be found in several other Florida cities.
Made in Orlando – Own a vacation home in Orlando? Check these items out for next time you’re in town. The online travel planning source, visitorlando.com, provides this overview of unique locally made gift items: Southern Comfort food, stationery, coffee, honey, energy bars, and even marshmallows.
Floribbean Flo’s – Buy online or at her Gift Emporium and Tropical Bakery in Sarasota. Native Floridian Flo offers Florida-based items including gifts, gift baskets, citrus, gourmet tropical bakery items and “Frozen Chocolate Covered Key Lime Pie On a Stick.”
Sweetwater Organic Farm – Mid October to May you can experience the farm during its Sunday Farmer’s Market. It’s all about local here, with produce, environmentally friendly products, workshops, music and yoga classes.
Atlanta Made – The showroom partners with local artisans to offer up an interesting variety of merchandise including furniture, jewelry, herb salts and skin care as well as paintings, photographs and sculptures. Living in Atlanta never looked so good.
Beehive Atlanta – This boutique collective of independent local designers features housewares, apparel, baby goods, accessories, food goods and jewelry. The shop is decidedly stylish and lets customers engage with the artists themselves.
Interested in shopping local in other communities? Read up on what’s offered in Arizona, California and Colorado as well as Illinois, South Carolina, North Carolina and Texas.