Acorn to Oaks
Acorn to Oaks creates lovely handmade clothes for your littles! Not only are all pieces crafted with love and care, they are also made from discarded fabrics. Whether it be thrifted, repurposed, or donated pieces, all creations are upcycled and intended to inspire adventure, fun, and memory making. Another unique feature of Acorn to Oaks is the Adaptive Clothing that they offer! Contact them to chat about custom-designed clothing that adapts to varying needs. Dress your kiddos in sustainable style, and support local while you're at it! All pieces can be browsed and purchased through their website.
Alix Parisotto Ceramics
Based in the Okanagan, Alix Parisotto creates beautiful handcrafted pottery. Designed with functionality in mind, each minimalist-style piece will add to the coziness and authenticity of your home. Each creation is slightly different in size, shape, and colour, making them one-of-a-kind! Browse through their collection and get a taste by visiting their website today.
Au Canada Apparel
Au Canada Apparel is a local apparel company located in Kelowna, BC. They want to encourage Canadians to rediscover their own backyard and rekindle their love for this magnificent country, and hope that Au Canada Apparel brings Canadians together from coast to coast! Visit their website to see their latest products, styles, and new colours. Stay cozy and support local!
BlackOAK is small batch scrunchie business! They offer a variety of patterns and variations to suit your top knot, messy bun and everyday needs. Differing lines such as swim, classic, velvet and limited edition will have a style for any occasion. They are available in Queen size and mini; and, you can even get matching sets for you and your little one! To see more of their locally made items, follow them on Instagram, @blk.oak.
Bowie Mae focuses on reducing floral waste in the Okanagan by donating preloved arrangements to local non-profits and creating handmade flower pressing keepsakes. Coined as "The Flower Ripple", Erin gathers fresh blooms from events, trims, and rearranges them to be given a second life. During the 2019 wedding season, Bowie Mae saved and donated over $30,000 in florals! Whether you wish to donate your flowers after an event or would like a pressed creation of your own, Bowie Mae cherishes your flowers and wants to see them ripple through the community, brightening up the lives of those who need it the most.
Bébé D'or is focused on creating items for babies, moms and families by offering a wide variety of products that are adorable, comforting, reusable, practical, trendy, environmentally friendly and functional. All designed and handmade with a mom's touch using durable, high quality, luxurious fabrics to fulfill modern and active parent needs. If you're looking for children's wear, be sure to check out this local gem!
Civilized Sasquatch is a local, independently owned business that specializes in creating natural, sustainable, artisan men's products. They offer a wide range of handmade items such as beard oil, soaps, solid cologne, and even artisan products for your dog! Their small batch-style and handmade recipes ensure their products are of the highest quality. The use of minimalist, recycled packaging keeps them as sustainable as possible. Check them out on Facebook @beefupthebeard.
Ember Aromas Candle Co
Ember Aromas specializes in creating naturally handcrafted products for your home and body. They pride themselves on being vegan, cruelty-free, and treading lightly on our planet. They do so by using recyclable and reusable packaging, compostable wax and all natural ingredients. If that wasn't enough, they also offer a Jar Recycling Program! After purchasing a minimum of 1 Candle, you can return your jar or tin to be refilled with the scent of your choosing and receive a 30% discount (if you live outside of the Okanagan, you can return your used candle by shipping as well). Visit their website to learn more about this program and to shop!
405-2532 Shoreline Drive
Lake Country, BC V4V 2R6
With all of the things your smile needs and none of the things it doesn't, Gaia Smiles provides a locally-based zero-waste tooth powder alternative. As the second step in our digestive process, Gaia believes our mouths deserve the same care and attention our guts are getting! Visit their website to purchase and to browse available retailers.
Habitat For Humanity ReStore
Habitat for Humanity ReStores are non-profit home improvement stores and donation centres that sell new and gently used furniture, appliances, home accessories, building materials and more. As these items are preloved, they are sold at a fraction of the retail price! Some of their preloved furniture pieces are also upgraded and upcycled by volunteers for a fresh look, giving the items a second life. With locations throughout the Okanagan, the ReStore is your first choice for low-waste renovation supplies, home goods, and furniture.
2092 Enterprise Way
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6H7
Happipad is a proudly Canadian startup based right here in the Okanagan. With a mission to increase social, economic and environmental sustainability, Happipad provides an inclusive home-sharing platform. With 1 in 5 Canadians reportedly feeling lonely and 1 in 3 bedrooms in Canada being empty, Happipad created an initiative to solve these issues together! If you are looking to fill a room or are in search of an affordable housing option, check out their website today to learn how you can become a host or guest.
203-460 Doyle Ave
Hello Soulshine Apparel Co.
Hello Soulshine tees are made in a way that is kind to our earth and the people who make them. Organic, super soft, and Canadian made, each shirt comes with a message to inspire kindness, adventure, and good vibes. You can feel good about purchasing from Hello Soulshine knowing you are supporting local, and a portion of each purchase is is donated to Mamas for Mamas, Together Rising and The Jane Goodall Foundation. Put it on and feel inspired to inspire!
Homegrown Rustic Signs
Homegrown Rustic Signs specializes in customized wooden signs that add natural character to any space! Whether it's for your home, cabin, lakehouse, or to give as a gift, they have a sign for everyone. Visit their Instagram and Facebook pages (@homegrownrusticsigns) to explore their creations or to inquire about a custom order. Made locally with love!
Ka Books and Stones
Ka Books and Stones believes in creating safe spaces inside the cover of a book to encourage self-care, growth, and being in nature. Specializing in hand-bound journals, notebooks, and plant presses, each beautiful piece is one-of-a-kind. Ka also creates unique and versatile handmade stone jewelry, with the intent that they can be worn for any occasion as wearable art! Visit their website to explore their gallery or to custom order.
Kelowna Visitor Centre
Tourism Kelowna has received gold certification from Sustainable Tourism 2030 and is a part of the Biosphere Adhesion program. In the Kelowna Visitor Centre, you can find a wide range of local products that promote sustainable living, such as reusable straws, drinkware, produce bags, beeswax food wrap, zero-waste travel kits, compostable Pela phone cases, Green Bean wooden sunglasses, backpacks made from recycled water bottles, pride products, upcycled items and more. Located on the lovely shorefront of Lake Okanagan, they are the perfect place to browse when exploring downtown Kelowna.
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6S4
Knotty Embroidery Co.
These little beauties need no introduction - each handmade piece is a little knotty and naughty! These unique embroidery creations can be found on Instagram at @knotty_embroidery. Visit their page to explore their wonderful pieces or to request a custom order.
Little Rebuilt is a wonderful local business that is helping to reduce waste in the Okanagan, one unique piece at a time. They repurpose usable construction waste into gorgeous, naturally-inspired items for your home, office or business. Visit their Instagram to browse their creations or ask them about custom orders!
Locality is an Okanagan-inspired subscription box! Available by annual subscription or by ordering your box per-season, they have a little something for everybody. All items included in the Locality box are locally sourced or handmade. Check them out on Instagram or through their website to subscribe today, @iamlocality!
Love Tree Clothing
Handmade in Kelowna, BC, Love Tree Clothing creates beautiful pieces for minimalists, nature-lovers, and those ready for adventure. Each article is made from natural and sustainable fibers, focusing on quality over quantity and the health of the earth. Love Tree Clothing focuses on the creation of simple, flattering pieces, accompanied by small details to make them stand out. Each piece is designed and sewn with love and intention. Visit their website and Instagram (@love.tree.clothing) - the earth will thank you!
Born out of a love for the ocean, MAD Swim is a purpose-driven swim and lounge label designed to support global change. Their designs feature premium fabric made from recycled ocean plastics and bottles, with 6% of each purchase donated to ocean charities. Handmade, gorgeous, sustainable - what more could you ask for?! Be an ocean warrior by opting for locally made swimsuits with a purpose.
Looking for a fresh yet minimalist addition to your home? Methodology Concrete has you covered because they believe in the raw, unchanged beauty of concrete. Handmade in the Okanagan, their beautiful selection of plates, coasters, trays, and home decor is sure to add an industrial flare to your space.
Natasha Vanderburg Co.
Natasha Vanderburg Co. is a boutique branding and design studio, with a focus on botanical-inspired creations. With everything from prints, cards, totes, towels and more, they are sure to have something for everyone! Visit their shop today to explore their naturally beautiful home and paper goods, designed in Kelowna, BC.
Oak Handmade creates minimalist jewelry that is made with sustainability, well-being, and aromatherapy in mind. They specialize in creating pieces from metal and stone, offering a selection of bracelets, earrings, necklaces, malas, and rings. These lovely, natural, and simplistic accessories make the perfect gift or personal treat. Visit their website to explore their collections!
Check out the delightful macrame creations from Okanagan Knots! These handmade beauties come in a variety of styles like ornaments, wall hangings, plant hangers, keychains and accessories. Custom orders are also available in you've got something special in mind! These thoughtfully made creations can be viewed on their Instagram Page at @okknots.
Okanagan Stitching Co.
Okanagan Stitching Co. is a wonderful locally-based business in West Kelowna, BC. They specialize in creating eco-friendly handmade sewn goods such as bowl covers, jar covers, face masks, tote bags, and bento bags. All products are reusable making them a great and green option to reduce your waste. Visit their website to view their gorgeous products and to place an order!
Penny & Lu
Say hello to Penny & Lu! Handmade in Kelowna, they specialize in apparel and accessories for your littles - primarily 3 months to 6T. Items include teepee tents, masks, cloth slippers/moccasins, nests, onesies, and more! Pieces are ready-to-ship, with custom orders available as well. Visit their website to view what's in stock or to inquire about special pieces.
To all of our fellow coffee and tea drinkers, Pinyon Products has waste-free options for you! Their selection of reusable coffee filters, tea bags, and nut milk bags are made with organic materials sourced from Canadian suppliers. In the Okanagan, their products can be found at Farm Bound Zero Waste, and they are also available on Amazon. Follow them on Facebook and Instagram, @pinyonproducts.
Reveal My Designs
Reveal My Designs is a local Canadian Maker who creates unique and customized pieces for all cozy spaces. From repurposed vintage windows, wooden signs, coffee corners and more, each creation is sure to help make your house a home. Visit their Instagram or Facebook page @RevealMyDesigns to browse their gorgeous pieces.
Saltwater Crafted creates beautiful handcrafted yoga props to instill calmness and sustainability to every practice. All pieces are made from discarded, discontinued, recycled materials or remnant upholstery fabrics. Visit their Instagram @saltwater.crafted to explore their available creations.
Seed and Sparrow Design
Seed and Sparrow is a Kelowna-based company that specializes in designing climate resilient landscapes. Inspired by the natural world, they are passionate about designing beautiful, locally-adapted landscapes that are beneficial to you and the local ecology. They focus on building landscapes such as pollinator-friendly habitats, edible and medicinal gardens, as well as fire- and water-wise landscapes. Contact them today for your site planning, design, project management, tree assessment and consultation needs!
624 Coronation Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 7A1
Smiley Wileys is a one-of-a-kind party decoration supplier! All items available are sustainable, eco-friendly, and handmade. With items for baby showers, holidays and weddings, they have a little something for everybody. For more information on the Smiley Wiley's available products - made from recycled material - check out their Instagram @thesmileywileys!
Subflume is a local Kelowna-based creative company consisting of the artistic works of Melissa Sorokolit. Specializing in photography, graphic design, and overlay, Melissa uses her art as a medium to educate and explore her personal relationship with life, nature, and other realms through the concepts within her work. Visit her website to view her beautiful creations and connect with Melissa for pricing, availability, and to learn more about her artwork and services.
The Eco Alchemist
Launched in May 2021, The Eco Alchemist are proudly the first shampoo bar company in Canada to be Certified Palm Free! Efficacy, sustainability and eco-friendly packaging solutions are a few key aspects of the brand, which we love. Including their luxurious hair care, they offer a number of other eco-responsible products including waterless facial cleansers and masks which are perfect for your care routine and travel. Browse their zero-waste products by visiting their website today!
The High-End Hippie
The High-End Hippie is an Okanagan-based wellness company that strives to create products that allow you to embrace a green lifestyle without sacrificing beauty, style, health or the environment. Their luxurious personal care products are plastic-free, professional grade and cruelty-free. The High-End Hippie also offers a mobile spa service, bringing relaxation and nurturing of the mind, body and spirit to your own home. Visit their website to explore their produces and services.
The Market Bags
The Market Bags' is a wonderful local startup with a goal to create reusable shopping bags that will help inspire people to make small, simple changes - leading to a waste free lifestyle for a sustainable environment. For every reusable bag sold, they donate partial proceeds to local charities, ensuring children and families get access to fresh produce and nourishing foods. Explore their products on Instagram @themarketbags!
Thread For Filth
What started as a creative outlet has grown into a beautiful collection of handmade, embroidery creations from the extremely talented Thread For Filth. Each piece is uniquely stunning, whether it be an original design or a custom commission. With styles ranging from quotes, landscapes, marriage celebrations, and more, there is sure to be something for all taste. Spruce up your walls by adding a little embroidery to your life!
Upcycling Addicts specialize in upgrading, retrofitting, and revamping gorgeous pieces for your home! Based in Kelowna, they offer local delivery and are happy to accept personal projects to give items a second life. Visit their Instagram page @upcycling.addicts to see their latest treasures and help keep furniture out of landfills!
Looking for a sustainable alternative to shower loofahs? Check out Wild Persephone! They create eco-friendly shower poufs that are hand knit in the Okanagan. A woman-owned local business, Wild Persephone's shower poufs can be washed, reused, and even composted at the end of their life. Make the switch to sustainable suds by sending them a message on Instagram at @wild.persephone.
"not bad." ceramics creates beautiful small-batch handmade ceramics. Their natural tones are the perfect addition to any kitchen and home, or to build a full set. Visit their Instagram page to see what they're creating or to custom order.
Adorables Studio specializes in gorgeous handcrafted polymer clay earrings. They are the perfect combination of minimalist and pizzazz! With a variety of options such as studs and dangles, there's a little something to match any day, any outfit, any style. Give them a follow on Instagram at @adorables.studio to see their lovely creations.
Aries Earth Dough
Aries Earth Dough creates non-toxic, safe and plastic-free play dough for children of all ages to enjoy. Backed by a nature loving mother-daughter duo, this Kelowna-based company is inspired by all things wild and free. Their low-waste dough creations come in various colours and can be accessorized with hand-made wooden stamps. Visit their Facebook or Instagram page @aries.earth.dough to purchase!
Bare Nature Skincare and Cosmetics
Bare Nature Skincare and Cosmetics convey their love for the Earth by striving to provide a sustainable, natural cosmetic experience without sacrificing quality or aesthetic. All their products are natural, plant-based, and made in small batches right in the Okanagan. Visit their website and Instagram page to stay up to date with the their latest products, @barenature.ca.
Blue Ginger & Lily Blue
Two wonderful stores all in a one-stop shop! Blue Ginger & Lily Blue features fashion, footwear, gifts, home decor, jewelry, accessories and more. Visit their website today or stop on by to browse their lovely curation of locally-focused goods and finds.
2903 Pandosy Street
Kelowna, BC V1Y 1W1
Do you love midcentury modern? Looking to add that MCM look to your home? Broknbread has got you covered! They're experts at bringing well-built furniture back to life by salvaging, repurposing, and adding a little flair to thrifted pieces. If you have some ideas in mind, they're also happy to take custom work!
Carbon Cut Horticultural Services
Founded in 1992, Carbon Cut offers its clients clean, green, and professional grade horticultural services from residential to commercial properties. All equipment used by the company is solar powered, from the vehicle, to the mower, to the trimmer. This energy- and climate-wise local business has won awards for their landscaping and arborist work, and they are excited to offer zero-emission yard care for you!
Box 2711 Banks Centre, Kelowna BC, V1X 6A7
Cocoon Maternity Boutique
Cocoon Maternity Boutique curates gently used or new maternity and nursing wear for Okanagan moms and moms-to-be. With an online store and community consignment drives, they aim to promote slow fashion and provide options that are comfortable, affordable, and local through their 'Cocoon Community'. Visit their website to explore upcoming events, items accepted for consignment, and to browse their current selection of pre-loved maternity wear. You can also catch them on Instagram at @cocoonmaternitykelowna.
EverPresent Giving is a business local to the Kelowna area. With a passion for making every gift special, they are experts in creating handmade fabric bags that can be reused for all of your gifting needs. They come in various sizes, colours, and can even come with names or special customized sayings. EverPresent Giving makes wrapping fun, easy, and fabulous!
This unique fair trade store is a local, family-run business who offer a large selection of beautiful handmade items. Globally Fair offers fun finds from 30 different countries! They pride themselves in knowing where their items come from as well as what they’re made of, offering customers the option to be more conscious of their purchases and consumerism. Check out their Instagram page @globallyfair.
107 - 3001 Tutt Street
Kelowna, BC V1Y 2H4
Hair Of The Dog Pottery
Hair Of The Dog Pottery is the result of the wonderful works of Paula Schneider. Based in the Okanagan, her local pottery comes in various styles making it the perfect piece to add to your home or gift to another. See her Instagram or Facebook at @hairofthedogpottery to see what she is crafting!
Happy Home Cleaning
Happy Home Cleaning offers zero-waste cleaning services for your home, AirBnB or move in/move out needs. Using eco-friendly and non-toxic products, they wish to spread positivity by bringing peace and freshness to your space. They live by their motto, "A Clean home is a Happy Home"!
Hemptation Skin Care
Natural, simple and affordable. What more could you be looking for in your skincare?! Handcrafted in small batches, Hemptation Skin Care formulates plant-based skincare products to soothe and heal, with simple ingredients that make you feel luxurious. Contact them today if you have skin questions or are interested in wholesale ordering!
Honey & Shag
Spruce up your home with beautiful "decor for your dwelling" from Home & Shag! Specializing in stitched art and dried florals, each piece adds a little warmth to your cozy spaces. Follow them on Instagram (@honeyandshag) to view available collections, as well as thrifty DIY decor hacks and inspo!
Karmyc Bazaar is an arts and treasures boutique located in the heart of downtown Kelowna, BC. This unique store carries artwork and handmade creations from over 100 Canadian Artists, ranging from original paintings, to prints, jewelry, clothing, mixed media work, pottery, and more! Visit them in-store or online to support the local arts movement.
2995 Pandosy Street
Kelsey Rose Jewelry
Kelsey Rose Jewelry creates pieces that are each one-of-a-kind as they are made with beautiful hand-picked flowers, made in the Okanagan. Flowers and greenery are pressed and set, making the jewelry as unique as you! Visit their Instagram page or Etsy to see their gorgeous creations.
LC Compost is a family and friend owned company that provides weekly compost pick up for residential customers. Serving Lake Country and Oyama areas, customers will be provided a bucket and a scheduled pick up day. Pricing is as low as $20-$30 a month depending on the size of household, with compost being diverted to a local orchard/farm. Customers will also be provided educational resources and green-minded monthly newsletters. Reduce your household waste with ease and sign-up today!
Little Wild One
Little Wild One has a passion for high quality toys and clothing that are responsibly and ethically made. Focusing on play that encourages development, Little Wild One specializes in naturally-inspired toys that make a difference in your home, community and around the world. Visit their website today to see what fun options they have in store!
Lois Lane Warehouse
With a motto of 'upcycle the world', Lois Lane is the Okanagan's go-to for all vintage, retro, and pre-loved furniture. Their beautiful storefront showcases many mid-century and classic pieces, as well as items that have even refurbished, rebuilt, and revamped. You can explore highlighted pieces through their Instagram at @loislanewarehouse. Did we mention they buy furniture too?! Get in touch to learn more: firstname.lastname@example.org.
2811 Pandosy Street
Kelowna, BC V1Y 1V8
Love of Linens
Help keep your produce and bread fresh for longer by storing in handmade linen bags! Specializing in high quality customizable baby blankets, veggie bags, towels and table ware, Love of Linens is the perfect place for unique gifts or home accessories. Stay up to date with their latest creations and lines by following them on Instagram at @bababean_linens.
Mama and Mini Designs
Mama and Mini Designs creates gorgeous handcrafted scrunchies made from upcycled and repurposed material. Available in sizes for you and your littles, you can mix and match or get matching sets! Visit their shop on Etsy to purchase.
Mountain + Moon
Okanagan based, Mountain and Moon builds beautiful handcrafted intention jars and mountain shelving. Intention jars are meant to bring love, happiness and peace to whomever you gift it, while encouraging strength, growth and protection against negativity. Visit their Instagram to see availability, to order, or to discuss custom requests!
Natural House is a health store in Lake Country, BC, that offers vitamins, supplements, a refill station and bulk foods items. Home and bathroom products available in bulk include shampoo, conditioner, body wash, body lotion, hand soap, dish soap, laundry detergent, kids soap, bubble bath, and cleaner. Bulk foods offered include grains, beans, flours, teas, and herbs. Simply bring your own container, fill it up, and repeat! Visit their Lake Country storefront or give them a call today at 778-480-4477.
#603 11850 Oceola Road
Lake Country, BC V4V 2T5
Of Heart & Hand Co.
Of Heart & Hand Co. is a multi-talented sister-in-law duo who bring their creative passions to life! They specialize in crafting beautiful pieces of embroidery, stamped books, wall hangings, and more. Find their lovely creations at Pharmasave Airport Village, or visit their Instagram to view their latest pieces and inquire about custom orders.
Okanagan Lavender & Herb Farm
Visit this small family-run farm and retail shop to find the most luscious home, beauty, and edible delights - all utilizing the grown-on-site lavender and packaged in eco-friendly options. The views and gardens on the farm are spectacular and act as a nectar corridor for pollinators and habitat for a variety of insects, birds, and small animals.
4380 Takla Rd, Kelowna, BC V1W 3C4
Okanagan Urban Jungle
The Okanagan Urban Jungle offers low maintenance, easy to care for Tropical Houseplants perfect for the average plant enthusiast. They have everything you need from happy and healthy tropical houseplants, Natural Plant Care Products, and plenty of knowledge and expertise to help keep your plants thriving! Visit their website to browse their online shop and explore where their beautiful pop-up trailer shop will be hanging next.
People Power Parties
Looking to host a party or team-building event that brings fun and charitable giving all into one? Look no further! People Power Parties brings you various crafting event options that allow you to bond with your friends, co-workers or to make new friends all while supporting a charitable cause of your choosing. When you book a party or event, you get to select which craft you would like to make and the partnering charity or non-profit you would like to support. Fun and fundraising? Yes please! If this sounds like an event for you, contact People Power Parties today.
PS. Did we mention Green Okanagan is a partner organization? Visit their website to learn more about what kind of events they offer and how a portion of each ticket sold will be spent.
Reckless Edge Apparel
Reckless Edge Apparel creates locally made clothing and accessories that are printed right in Kelowna. Each piece is made to order meaning they can create something custom just for you in a matter of days! Connect with them at email@example.com to inquire and visit their website to view available hoodies, sweaters, tees, and decals. Support local by wearing local!
Roberts Custom Framers
Looking to have artwork framed? Choose the local option with Roberts Custom Frames! Located in the heart of Kelowna, they specialize in art framing, canvas-stretching, needlework, prints and more. Having served the Okanagan for over 20 years, they have the experience and expertise for all of your framing needs.
559 Lawrence Avenue
Scenic Route Jewellery
Scenic Route Jewellery is comprised of one-of-a-kind work that inspires a life of adventure. Everything is handcrafted by Brittani Buettner in Kelowna, BC, using traditional goldsmith techniques and a variety of materials including recycled sterling silver, gold and ethical stones. Scenic Route offers a wide selection of jewelry such as rings, necklaces, earrings, sets, and even custom pieces for engagements and weddings. View Brittani's beautiful creations by exploring Scenic Route's website and Instagram page (@scenicrouteco).
Sherman & Co.
Sherman & Co. create beautiful, small-batch candles that are hand-poured using natural ingredients. Each candle is made using sustainable soy, plant-based essential oils, and Himalayan salts. All containers are reusable, and are selected from thrift stores throughout the Okanagan, helping to extend their life and upcycled journeys. Their candles make the perfect gift or addition to your home!
Splish Splash Bath Bombs
Splish Splash is owned and operated by a Mother/Daughter team in Kelowna, BC. What started out as a hobby has blossomed into making unique and funky bath bombs for everyone! The duo love exploring new colours, scents, and creations to make something truly vibrant and luxurious. Check back often to see their latest creations! Also available for wholesale.
Sustainable Passion is a small local business that specializes in holistic and spiritual healing and is also home to a carefully curated zero-waste store. With green goodies to browse as well as art, sustainability and spirituality-based events and services, they truly embody what it means to live life to the fullest with minimal impact. Their zero-waste shop offers various budget-friendly, hand-made and locally sourced items. Some of their services include tea readings, tarot and tree oracle readings, life purpose activation and coaching. Visit their website to learn more about their unique services, and follow them on Instagram @sustainable_passion to watch for new products and events!
445 Buckland Avenue
The Green Vanity
This luxury cosmetics retailer is located in downtown Kelowna, and offers a personal facilitation for customer beauty routines, customized to the personal needs and concerns of each individual. The Green Vanity offers make-up lessons, a cosmetic container recycling program, and waste-free beauty brands at their location. Take a peak at their Instagram to see more of their available products and services @the.green.vanity.
1492 St. Paul Street
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6P1
The Kind Hive
The Kind Hive is a local initiative that creates reusable and sustainable beeswax wraps! These creations are made with the best ingredients including Canadian beeswax, natural food-grade tree resin, as well as organic cotton and jojoba oil. Pick from many fun patterns and wrap your food more sustainably! Visit their Facebook or Instagram page @thekindhive today.
The Rogerie is a one-of-kind Kelowna business that combines engineering, a love of sustainability, and a desire to reduce plastic waste all into one fabulous company. They create colourful and unique consumer products from waste plastic that otherwise would have been destined for the landfill. Their biggest feature are their funky succulent planters that have a built-in reservoir to maintain moisture for those times you forget to water! Other products currently available include earrings, guitar picks, and more. To reduce their impact further, The Rogerie ships with minimal packaging and also offer electric car delivery for local orders. Be sure to check them out for all of your plant and gifting needs!
Tied Knot Decor
Tied Knot Decor creates beautiful macrame creations, handmade with care. Whether it's for gifting or decor in your own home, their pieces are sure to add warmth to any space. Connect with them today for custom orders or to inquire about shipping.
Keep your hands toasty in sustainable style from WOOLLYS! Made from rescued preloved wool sweaters, each pair is unique and helps divert textile waste from the landfill. Visit their Instagram Page @woollysokanagan to view available styles, priced at $30 per pair. Keep your hands wonderfully warm with locally made mittens!
Wood & Wool Fibre Crafts
Wood & Wool Fibre Crafts specialize in handcrafted essential oil diffusers, wool dryer balls, decor, and more! Handmade in the Okanagan, each piece is a sustainable alternative for every day items in your home. Explore their products and order through their Etsy page.
Afterlife by Kat
Looking for handmade earrings that are light on the ears and heavy on style? Look no further! Afterlife by Kat creates multimedia, low-waste earrings that are eco-friendly and made using upcycled or natural material. Visit their Instagram page at @afterlifekelowna to green-up your accessories or to purchase a gift.
Artemex PreLoved Marketplace
Artemex PreLoved Marketplace is a space from high-quality, second-hand Mexican handcrafts. Specializing in decor, pottery and art, all products are carefully curated and looking for their forever home! Add a splash of colour and vibrance to your home, all while keeping the planet a little more green. Visit their website to see what they have in store.
Beech and Pine Wood Design
Based in Kelowna, Beech and Pine Design is the creative spirit of a husband and wife team. They specialize in handcrafted and reclaimed decor for the home. From end tables to bath boards and more, each piece adds a little cozy to your home. Connect with them today through Instagram at @beechandpiine to learn more or request a custom order!
Going plastic free doesn't mean you have to sacrifice quality or the environment - Bottle None is here! Each of their solid shampoo and conditioner bars save 3 plastic bottles, have their pH balanced, and leave your hair feeling silky, smooth and with salon-like quality. Bottle None uses a circular manufacturing strategy, making their travel cases out of locally-sourced plastic that is broken down and repurposed. If you damage or no longer want your travel case, send it back to Bottle None and it will be recycled to create a new case. Visit their website for a list of retailers locally and online.
Brush Naked provides people with an environmentally friendly way to change a daily habit: brushing our teeth! Their moso bamboo handles and plant-based bristles make their brushes 100% compostable. You can dispose of your toothbrush guilt-free with Brush Naked! They offer adult and children brushes, toothpaste, and even travel tubes so you can take your eco-brush wherever you go. Check out their social media today @brush.naked.
Chickpeace Zero Waste
Chickpeace Zero Waste is Kelowna's largest refillery and zero waste store. With a passion for people and the planet, this sustainably-focused enterprise has a variety of local offerings from green beauty, package-free foods, bulk Okanagan produce and refillable cleaning products. The space presents green living in an affordable and approachable way, no matter where you are on your journey to zero-waste. Also offered in the space is a community kitchen that can be rented by other small businesses for cooking, workshops and sustainable education sessions.
103-1851 Kirschner Rd.
Cool Hand Print Co.
Located in Kelowna, BC, Cool Hand Print Co. specializes in high-quality screen printing. If you need customized shirts, tees or tops, choose local and contact them today! Their team believes in quality, speed, and affordability, and they are excited to bring your creation to life. Follow them on Instagram to see their latest creations @coolhandprintco.
Flury Naturals specializes in creating small-batch, natural bath bombs and milk soaks right in the Okanagan. All their products are packaged in compostable materials making it great for you and the planet. Visit their Instagram or Facebook page @flurynaturals to see what they have in stock.
Handmade locally by two sisters, Glorious Clay specializes in subtly sexy polymer clay earrings! Each piece is created with a nostalgic yet modern twist, making it perfect for all styles. They reduce waste by reusing all clay pieces, through incorporating specialty accents or keeping for future colour combos. All pieces can be seen and purchased through their website - don't forget to select local pick-up!
Handmade by Holly
Handmade by Holly creates natural homemade products for the home and body. They focuses on creating luxurious products that are sustainable, ethical, eco-friendly, and always handmade to order. Their candles and bath soaks make the perfect gift or self-care addition for your own home.
HawkMoth Bead Co
HawkMoth Bead Co. creates one of a kind glass seed bead fringe earrings. They pride themselves on providing slow fashion through small batch production. As these pieces are intricate, you can sign up for HawkMoth's Official Waitlist to purchase a pair through their collection updates. Release dates, details, and collections are announced on their Instagram at @hawkmothbeadco.
Home Again is a wonderful Consignment Boutique offering fabulous finds at an even better price! They offer gorgeous accessories and high-end additions that have been gently used and are just waiting for a spot in your home. Follow them on Facebook for a peak at some of their latest items @homeagainkelowna.
3045 Tutt Street
Kelowna, BC V1Y 2H4
Formulated with healthy ingredients, each Honr. Labs product contains a variety of vitamins, extracts and antioxidants that nourish, protect and restore your skin. Suitable for all skin types, their products are available in waste-free glass bottle packaging and also have refillable options! #HonrYourBody and try them out today.
Kelowna Candle Factory
Located downtown on Ellis, the Kelowna Candle Factory offers many wonderful beeswax and soy products for purchase. They offer workshops, container refills for candles, and more than 100 scents to choose from. So if you already have containers you love, don’t throw them out – refill them! Visit their website today for more information.
1278 Ellis Street
Kilner Goods specializes in upcycling preloved leather items into gorgeous and unique bags! Using old leather coats and other fabrics, each piece comes with character and a story. Visit their Instagram page @kilnergoods to follow their progress and keep up with the latest additions to their lovely collection.
Lazuli Crafty Creations
Handmade in Kelowna, BC, Lazuli Crafty Creations makes sustainable custom artisan jewelry. All items are crafted by hand using recycled Argentium Silver and Fairtrade Beads. Made with love and a passion for the environment, they are a wonderful option for gifts, or an addition to your own accessory collection. Stay current with Lazuli Crafty Creations by giving them a follow on Instagram at @lazulicraftycreations, and by visiting their Etsy shop!
Local Love Gifts
Local Love Gifts specially curates locally-sourced, thoughtful gifts from the beautiful Okanagan valley. With everything from goodies to wine and more, they are able to create the perfect gift for anyone on your list. Find them on Instagram to see what they've curated or to inquire about custom orders!
Love Co. Ceramics
Love Co. Ceramics features the delightful works of Briana Paulson! A Kelowna-based ceramicist, Briana's Etsy shop includes mugs, bowls, plates, spoons, match-strikers, berry bowls, hanging planters, ornaments, and custom-made items. Our personal favourites are the ceramic travel mugs! Check out Love Co. Ceramics on Instagram and Etsy! If you're local, you can opt for local pickup or drop-off to reduce packaging + shipping waste.
Lush Valley Lifestyle
Lush Valley Lifestyle is a Kelowna-based company that has created a luxurious yoga mat for all of the yogis out there! All mats are cork and designed in Kelowna and also feature unique aspects like being: vegan, chemical-free and being delivered in plantable packaging. If you are in need of a new yoga mat, make the local choice!
Mason Jar Lids
Mason Jar Lids is a Kelowna-based zero-waste supply store! Their mission is to rid our planet of harmful disposable materials by making it easy and enjoyable for people to go low waste. They offer modern, useful, long lasting products that are built upon the successful traditions of the past. If you are local to the Okanagan area, you can also select "Local Pickup" at the checkout so you don't have any shipping emissions with your order! Visit their website and follow them on Instagram today.
Namastay Wild Creations
We cannot get enough of the lovely hot and cold packs from Namastay Wild Creations! Hand-sewn in the Okanagan, each pack comes with a washable cover for easy cleaning. Did we mention all materials are upcycled, with options for scents, as well as rice or flax fillings? Order your luxurious hot and cold pack today!
Oak & Pine Creative Co.
Specializing in wood-based creations, Oak & Pine Creative Co. handcrafts beautiful pieces for your home. Their minimalist style is perfect for any taste, making them a wonderful addition for your own space or as a gift. Browse blanket ladders, farmhouse trays, Christmas decor, chalkboards, and more by following them on social media, @oakandpinecreativeco.
Okanagan Candle Co.
Okanagan Candle Co. is a locally-based small business that makes beautifully scented Soy Candles to remind us of our gorgeous region. They also offer custom candles for business, work or gift purchases. With a selection of scents and locations to purchase from, you can visit their website to find a vendor near you!
Okanagan Originals designs and handcrafts unique and minimalist pieces for all tastes. Simple and beautiful, they offer a lovely selection of jewelry and home goods. Using preferred media of clay, stainless steel, and concrete, they offer earrings, dishes, trays, ring cones, and more. All items can be explored and purchased through their website!
Old School Petals
Environmentally conscious, Old School Petals believes in working with small business. They source flowers locally and are the only mobile flower shop in Kelowna. They offer fresh-cut floral arrangements for all occasions, and offer delivery in their rad retro van from the Kelowna Airport to West Kelowna. Visit their Instagram @old_school_petals and website for inquiries!
Peplum Co. creates beautiful garments, clothing and accessories that are handmade and designed in Kelowna, BC. Their looks are fresh, modern and simple, keeping with natural tones. They sew only the finest of linens, linen-cottons and cotton-hemp blends, making their pieces comfortable and sustainable. Visit their website to browse their pieces and purchase your next garment locally!
Republic West offers apparel, accessories, and home decor items that represent home in Western Canada. With adventures in mind, all items are designed and hand-pressed in Kelowna, bringing you the perfect balance of exploration and local love. Check out their website today to browse items for the whole family such as shirts + hoodies, blankets, candles, mugs and so much more.
S&M Soap Co.
S&M Soap Co. is a Kelowna-based business that focuses on simple, modern, naturally-based products. Items available include soaps, candles, bath + personal care products. All creations are plastic-free, low-waste, vegan, and made using locally sourced ingredients. Pamper yourself with these lovely local products!
Handmade swimwear! Yup, you heard that right. Seaweed Muldoon creates handmade swimwear, right in Kelowna. Find a suit that fits your body and makes you feel fabulous! Available at Lost Together, @_losttogether.
Sky James Studio
Specializing in handmade wall hangings, each and every piece from Sky James Studio is sure to be a conversation starter in your home! Add a splash of colour, a minimalist essence, or even place a custom order by visiting their website. Need shipping? No problem! All creations are shipped in repurposed boxes to keep it low-waste.
Stitch + Thread
Based in Kelowna, Stitch + Thread creates beautiful upcycled goodies, giving them a second life. Currently they offer scrunchies and reusable bags for produce, snacks, storage or other uses that are all hand sewn. Visit their Instagram to view what's in stock and to order!
Tangled Fireweed & Feathers
Based in the Okanagan, Tangled Fireweed & Feathers is an Indigenous artist crafting beautifully handmade jewelry, made primarily with MIYUKI Delicas. These glass beads are known for their high quality, light weight and vibrant colours. You can browse Tangled Fireweed & Feathers' creations on Instagram at @tangled_fireweed_feathers and purchased at Textile Apparel in Kelowna, BC.
The Handmade Shoppe
The Handmade Shoppe is a storefront dedicated to all things local. With over 100 Okanagan makers showcased in-store, there is sure to be something cool and creative for everyone. Support local by visiting their locations in Kelowna and Salmon Arm!
2-1717 Harvey Ave
The Local Gift Card
Want to share the local love? The Local Gift Card has got you covered. Built on the premise of supporting local and giving back, the Local Gift Card is the perfect present for conscious consumers. It is home to an array of local businesses throughout the Okanagan with anything from photography, to local shops, to yoga and more. Recipients can use the gift card at any participating business.
If you are a business wanting to get involved with the Local Gift Card, send them an email and let them know you heard about it through Green Okanagan or use our referral link (https://thelocalgiftcard.ca/GO-supporters/)! Their business referral program gives money back to GO, whilst having you kickstart your partnership process. Visit their website to learn more today!
The UP Project
The UP Project is an initiative run in partnership with the Okanagan's Habitat for Humanity, with proceeds going towards bettering community and environmental sustainability. This green program helps reduce millions of items from the landfill by repurposing and upcycling home decor and furniture to give them a new life. Their efforts are run by volunteers who help contribute to a circular economy by creating unique items just for you! Furniture collected can be sold as is or customized to your liking, bringing your vision to life. If you have a DIY project in mind but are looking for help or inspiration, be sure to connect with them. Follow their social media @theupprojecthfho to see what they're crafting!
103-2677 Kyle Rd
West Kelowna, BC V1Z 2N1
With gorgeous geometries and tame palettes, the jewelry created by Twelve Fifteen is subtle yet show-stopping. All pieces are handmade with love in the heart for the Okanagan, with variety of earrings and studs to choose from. Did we mention they offer local pickup and delivery?! Browse their website to explore their selection of unique pieces.
As a branch of Republic West, Westbound Customs specialize in customized gifts designed and hand crafted in Kelowna, BC. They create items such as signs, ornaments, cutting boards, and more. Visit their website to explore what is available or to custom order!
Having always been inspired by creating new items from preloved goodies, Zoller Designs brings wonderful waste-free products to life. These upcycled scrunchies are made from material sourced from second-hand stores, garage sales, old clothes and more. If you love thrifting and scrunchies, look no further! Currently Zoller Designs offers an array of scrunchies and will be sewing up new products in the future. Visit their Instagram (@zoller.designs) or Etsy to order!