In anticipation of International Women's Day and the Women's March's A Day Without a Woman we are sharing Massachusetts-based female run small businesses that we know, love, and support. If you need to shop tomorrow, pick up some food, or grab a drink, consider supporting these inspiring women and their ventures.
Gamine - Honest workwear for women founded by Taylor Johnston.
Porcelain and Stone - Artisan made, nautically inspired, porcelain jewelry by Kimberly Huestis.
Gray Green Goods - Simple, modern goods for your home and your life handmade by Jane Cuthbertson.
Studio Carta - Design studio and shop specializing in Italian ribbon founded by Angela Liguori.
Cocoruto - a line of 100% natural skincare products, handcrafted from plant-based ingredients by Caroline Hall.
The Everyday Co. - Stylish cloth napkins for every day and every occasion designed by Kathryn Yee.
Follain - Gaelic for 'healthy, wholesome, and sound'--features a thoughtfully curated portfolio of skincare, hair care, and cosmetic products from over 40 U.S. brands. Founded by Tara Foley.
Black Ink - A collection of unexpected necessities curated by Susan Corcoran.
Olives & Grace - Sofi Madison has made it her mission to highlight emerging food and gift makers from across the country; Olives & Grace is her vision.
Wish Gift Co. - Unique gifts and custom gift boxes for life's special occasions curated by Penny Sampson.
Farm & Fable - New heirlooms for the kitchen and home chosen with care by Abby Flanagan.
Hauswitch - Everything you need to bring good vibes home founded by Erica Feldmann.
Food + Drink
Curio Spice Co. - Offers top quality spices sourced directly from farmers and producers, using the highest standards in organic and fair trade agriculture. Founded by Claire Cheney.
Nectar & Green - Organic, pressed almond milk made in small batches and delivered to you by Laurel McConville.
Flour Bakery - Bakery and cafe empire founded by Joanne Chang.
Drink - A bar entirely dedicated to the craft of the cocktail as imagined by Barbara Lynch.
Florence Pie Bar - Inspired by the history of the building, The Florence Pie Bar is a cozy place for pie, coffee, and conversation. Founded by Maura Glennon.
Ava's Caramel Popcorn - Micro-batch caramel popcorn handmade with buttery caramel and lush chocolate by Ava Vatsky.
Forêt Design Studio - is a floral & event styling company based in Somerville, MA founded by best friends Rose Mattos and Erin Heath.
t.e.l.l. New England - is a quarterly digital publication that consistently delivers unique stories from New England by New Englanders. Founded by Jenn Bakos and Ashley Herrin.
Lauren Dobish Photography - Photographing heartfelt weddings and adorable dogs all over New England.