Sis and Moon's
The Local Exchange, Marietta
Located on the historic square in downtown Marietta, The Local Exchange is a modern day general store with a focus on selling locally made gifts, art and groceries from Georgia and all over the Southeast. Be sure to smell the Georgia on my Mind scented soap by NuMe, and check out the handmade cards by local artists while you are browsing the store. Leave plenty of time to stroll through the Marietta Square before you leave town.
Sis and Moon's, Alpharetta
Sis and Moon’s is a sister-run boutique in downtown Alpharetta, and every single item in their shop — including handmade jewelry, home goods and clothing — is unique and locally made. The idea for the shop came from their grandparents, who owned a hardware store in Illinois for 35 years and instilled in them a love for customers. They also offer art classes.
Southern Belle Farm
Southern Belle Farm in McDonough is a family-operated farm that is open for tours and you-pick produce. They also have a farm market, and in addition to selling their seasonal produce, freshly baked goods, pre-picked berries and peaches, the market features Southern Belle branded jams and jellies, local honey, pickled okra, canned peaches, ciders and more. The Market is closed until Sept. 17 for construction of a new bakery. After that, it will be open seven days a week. Check the website for hours and more information.
Crafted is a co-op of talented artisans and designers from Atlanta and the surrounding region. Located in West Midtown, Crafted offers a wide array of items, including jewelry, leather goods, clothing and much more. They also offer pop-up stores multiple times throughout the year. You are sure to find a gem during your visit.
The beehive, Atlanta
The beehive was Atlanta's first handmade boutique collective with a focus on local entrepreneurs. From soy candles to dog treats, the beehive offers a great assortment of locally made items. You are sure to find that perfect gift or souvenir to remind you of your time in Georgia. While the store may not seem big, you will definitely need more time than you would think to look at all the wonderful items available for purchase.
Farmer's Table, Douglasville
Farmer's Table in Douglasville started out small, but its popularity and rapid growth called for an expansion. Offering fresh produce, local grits, honey, gift baskets and more, Farmer's Table is a great stop if you are visiting Douglas County or the West Georgia area.
Arts Clayton Gallery, Jonesboro
Once a filming location for the movie "Smokey and the Bandit," the building that houses Arts Clayton Gallery now hosts rotating exhibits featuring Southeastern and Georgia artists. Although the building may not look like it did in the movie, the gallery is still very much worth visiting. The gift shop features items ranging from jewelry to food produced in the Southeast. Many of the pieces are also one-of-kind.
Moye’s Pharmacy/Thompson Market, McDonough
Thompson Market, located inside Moye’s Pharmacy in downtown McDonough, not only offers fresh local produce, it also features a Georgia-made section featuring Lauri Jo’s jellies along with a variety of other great gifts. Think back to the time when pharmacies offered much more than just medicine, and you will probably have a good idea of what to expect at Moye’s Pharmacy.
Georgia Crafted, online
Georgia Crafted curates Georgia-made products and ships them right to your door. With a wide range of product options, you can subscribe to monthly Georgia-themed boxes or build your very own. A couple of favorite items are the Georgia Grinders peanut butter and Georgia-shaped cheese board, but with more than 100 Georgia items in stock, there is truly something for everyone.
Atlanta Motor Speedway Gift Shop, Hampton
NASCAR fans will love the Atlanta Motor Speedway Gift Shop. Open year-round, the gift shop offers officially licensed Atlanta Motor Speedway and NASCAR gear, shirts, hats, flags and much more. Not in town during an official race? You can still stop in and take home a souvenir from this popular Georgia attraction.