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Why Almost Local

We're all about high-quality and handcrafted products at Almost Local. Based in a sleepy Upstate New York village, we seek to create a special experience for our customers. From bar items to art supplies, adventure apparel to candles, we believe in making the every day just a little bit better. We're a modern day mercantile for the contemporary shopper.

Our shop features products from across the USA, and currently carries over 45 brands.

Clinton artist, Rachel Bartunek, better known as Handmade Darling, is the owner and dreamer behind Almost Local. Together with her husband and sweet pup, they dedicate their efforts to consistently bring new and exciting items to their small shop.