Give Missouri-Made Gifts

Show your Missouri pride and give made-in-Missouri gifts this year. We’ve gathered some diverse ideas for the people on your list. Support your Missouri makers!


Less Soot and Smoke

Candles and wax with less smoke and soot are created at Overland.


The Craft of Pipe Making

Learn how Missouri Meerschaum makes the beloved corn cob pipes that Washington, Missouri is known for.


Made in MO: Handmade Leather Boots

St. Louis man designs bespoke leather boots for the discerning customer.


How a Holden Dairy Farm Found its Niche

This dairy farm found sweet success after the owner, Janet Smith, took it over and made some changes and creating new products.


Herbaria Makes Natural Soap, Shampoo, & Insect Repellent in St. Louis

In Ken Gilberg’s line of work, he gets on his soapbox daily. He loves to speak out about Herbaria, his St. Louis-based company’s all-natural, vegetable-based soaps, deodorants, bath bombs, bath salts, moisturizers, aftershaves, insect repellents, and gifts.


Meet One of the World’s Last Calliope Builders

“It’s safe to say we’re the only company in the world that builds calliopes,” says Dan, the denim-clad owner of Miner Company LLC, a one-man operation set amid the rolling, green prairies east of Kirksville.


See These 8 Classic General Stores

Penny candy, flour, sugar, milk, soaps, boots, overalls, coffee, sandwiches, ice cream, guns, and ammo. Missouri’s general stores of yore offered shoppers everything they needed—and a lot of what they wanted—along with a generous side serving of local news, gossip, and a few tall tales.


Earthly Creations

They say that life is what happens while you’re busy making plans. We’re pretty sure you’d get no argument from Sandra Zak.