Looking forward to fall

With Labor Day behind us, it’s difficult to not start thinking about the impending cool weather. Whether you’re looking ahead with trepidation or with glee, Handmade Long Island has a few suggestions to make the transition a little easier for you. With Halloween approaching, what better time is there to bring a kitchen witch home? […]

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Squeaky clean!

Last month Handmade Long Island was pleased to welcome 4 new local businesses to our ranks, all of whom offer different varieties of bath and body products. Each of the four have special qualities that make them stand out, and we’re so pleased to count them among our members! Read on to learn more. Alegna Soap […]

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New in May

This month has seen the official re-launch of Handmade Long Island, and we are thrilled to have been able to meet some truly talented local crafters in just this short time. Whats new? Visit Facebook.com/HandmadeLongIsland for news and announcements, plus all the latest additions to the directory. Tweet @HandmadeLI, and follow us for great items […]

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Why buy handmade?

In recent years there has been a lot of talk about supporting the local economy, and that is at base what this blog is all about – supporting our local Long Island businesses that in turn, support us, our schools and our towns. Within the local economy which includes many small businesses is the Long […]

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