We are firm believers that local makers are what make our community unique and vibrant. The Shop Local Marketplace has been stocked by local artisans with handmade goods you won’t find in big box stores. We have so many amazing finds in our shop that have been carefully selected to suit your family’s needs. From teething accessories to kids’ clothing to toys, home decor, gift cards and more. Find gifts for every occasion at our Shop Local Marketplace.
Our current marketplace vendors are:
Handmade by a mama of four, Chickadee Chewelry beads are made from food grade silicone or North American Maple wood. They’re BPA-free, phthalate-free, lead-free, lead and mercury-free, FDA approved, non-stick and eco-friendly. Not only will your baby love the look and feel of these teehers, you’ll love that they are super easy to clean. Just wash with mild soap and water and lay flat to dry!
Cove is our go-to source for super stylish baby accessories that are both gender neutral and made with quality materials. We stock Cove’s car seat canopies, fleece blankets, and teethers. All products are made in Canada.
Looking for a natural pharmacy? eScential Wellness makes first aid and personal care products using essential oils, simple waxes and butters that are free of artificial fragrances, synthetic chemicals and colourants and have natural healing properties. All products are forumated by Burlington, Ontairo resident Nancy Scott.
Feather & Fern
We just can’t get enough of these wool nature-inspired products. A cactus that you can’t kill and that your kids can play with? Sounds good to us! Feather and Fern’s wool dryer balls keep your clothes static free and reduce drying time. Add a drop of your favourite essential oil and eliminate the need for fabric softener. We also love their wool ball keychains! A perfect gift add on idea!
Grace & Parker
We love Grace & Parker’s modern and stylish teething acessories and rattles. Made from safe, food grade, eco-friendly materials, these children’s teething accessories come in fun shapes, perfect for little hands, allowing kids to explore their senses while easing teething pain and discomfort.
Serious cuteness overload over here thanks to Heathers Handknitz. These colourful quality hand-knit plushies make a perfect baby shower, birthday, or holiday gift for your little one. Come check out the variety of animals in stock. Every animal is handmade by Heather right here in Burlington, Ontario.
Hidden Gems by Raquel
Handmade by a Milton mama of two, these beautiful bracelets hold hidden meaning. Each stone is selected for its healing properties. Check out Raquel’s stone meaning chart to find the one best suited for your needs. Some stones even allow you to drop a few drops of your favourite essential oils to make your jewelry diffuser. Raquel even makes matching mom and child bracelets!
Looking for the perfect rainy day activity? Created by a Milton mama, these Kindermini kits from Kindercrates are little bags full of fun for kids ages 3+. Hands-on STEM-based activities make learning about science fun. Activity kits are seasonal and change each month.
Little Bow Peeps
Accessorize your little prince and princess with these adorable suspenders, hair bows and hair clips from Little Bow Peeps Boutique. Perfect for those adorable photo shoots and special occasions. And the best part about these accessories? They are made of a stretch material that means they’ll still fit your toddler when she/he is 7 years old, so you can get multiple uses out of them! #momwin, right?
Lovely Lady Krafts
This lovely Burlington lady and mom of 3 uses nails and string to create stunning 3-D artwork for your home. Plus she has some fun DIY string art kits to keep the kiddos entertained on weekends and vacays.
Sweet Paper Studios
There’s no better way to celebrate a special occasion than with a beautiful gift card. We love these beautiful hand-crafted cards made in Hamilton, Ontario by Sweet Paper Studios. They just radiate love! You’ll find something for every occasion on our marketplace shelf!
Sweet Pea Clothing Company
Keep your babe super cozy in these adorable rompers by Sweet Pea Clothing. Shorts coming soon for the summer! Handcrafted by a local mama of 2, these rompers and matching booties are made with soft absorbent materials to keep your babe dry and comfortable. This mama designs all of her patterns, so your baby will be wearing something truly original and made with LOVE!
The Urban Sign & Design Co.
Add some laughter and warmth to your home with these custom wood signs from Urban Sign & Design Co. Check back in as new signs arrive and be sure to watch our calendar for sign making workshops as well!
We’re just blown away by the beauty of these creations made by a local artist. Resin pour paintings, coasters, dishes, keychains and more await you on these shelves. Each one is truly an original and make a great gift, or accessory for your home.
These beeswax wraps are a sustainable way to keep food fresh and reduce food waste.
Made with locally sourced pure beeswax and resin. Every wrap is hand made by a Milton, Ontario mama of 3 with wax sourced from an apiary just 45 minutes away. If you’ve been using plastic wrap to keep your food, you’ll be shocked by the difference these wax wraps make. Plus, you’ll reduce your environmental impact. Win-Win, right?