Palm Beach Post – Support Small Businesses
Here is a selection of Palm Beach small businesses that were featured in the Palm Beach Post as a guide for gift giving. The post is an excerpt from an article by Jennifer Sorentrue on supporting small businesses in the Palm Beach area; Here are a few businesses recommended to consider.
2814 S. Dixie Highway, No. D, West Palm Beach
The purveyor of homegrown organic fruits and vegetables stocks local and organic produce; made-to-order juices and smoothies; flowers; eggs laid locally; and market items such as olive oils and hand-mixed spices.
Delray Beach Historical Society
Cason Cottage Museum
5 N.E. 1st St., Delray Beach
Ethel Sterling Williams Archive & Learning Center
111 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach
5190 Lake Worth Road, Greenacres
Hoffman’s Chocolates has been tantalizing the tastebuds of Palm Beach County residents and visitors since the company opened its first store in downtown Lake Worth four decades ago. They also offer Free Factory tours on Fridays!
My Princess Hats
Donna Kurtz and Kathy Link, founders of Jupiter-based wholesale manufacturing company Imagination Creations, create children’s dress-up clothes, ranging from princess hats to tutus to novelty swimwear. Many of the items, which are designed and made in Jupiter, can be purchased online at www.myprincesshats.com.
210 Clematis St., West Palm Beach
The 103-year-old family-owned business in downtown West Palm Beach offers a variety of luxury and handmade linens, including monogrammed napkins, embroidered towels and Egyptian cotton bedding. The company also offers custom linens and personalized service.
The Roe Green Uniquely Palm Beach Store
601 Lake Ave., Lake Worth
The Roe Green Uniquely Palm Beach Store offers items made by Palm Beach County-based artists and cultural organizations.
The store, in the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County’s headquarters in downtown Lake Worth, features an assortment of jewelry, handbags, accessories and books.
319 Belvedere Road, West Palm Beach
Shoppe 561, located just south of downtown West Palm Beach, offers a variety of products made by more than 70 artisans and artists from Florida. The shop also offers classes for adults and children, including do-it-yourself crafts, soap-making, flower-arranging, and essential oils and perfume-making.
1201 U.S. 1, Suite 23A
North Palm Beach
For those looking to create their own gifts, So Crafty offers budding artists the chance to transform flat pieces of glass into jewelry, serving pieces and more.