Five-Star Florida Finds strives to support, build and promote local businesses. We travel from coast to coast to farmers markets, independent outlets and anywhere in between to seek out these fabulous local artisans.
Products & Artisans
View our current list of fabulous goods from across The Sunshine State. If you’re an artisan with a great Florida product, contact us and tell us about it.
B’s Botanicals –Lake Wales, FL
These creamy, nourishing lip balms are handmade with all-natural, all-healthy ingredients, like pure beeswax, shea butter, cocoa butter, coconut oil, almond oil, jojoba oil, Vitamin E oil, and essential oil.
Barnse Bath Co. – Groveland, FL
Natural bath products that not only smell great but also can improve your skin’s quality and texture. Can be used from face to feet.
Beluna Soap –Bradenton, FL
Handmade in small batches, Beluna soap uses only the very best ingredients. It’s contains no chemicals – just the best base & essential oils plus luxurious additives like shea butter, oatmeal, goat’s milk or honey.
Bubbles and Squeaks –Fort Myers, FL
The place to snag the latest handmade bibs, shoes and other cuteness for the trendy tot.
Bungalow 23 –Winter Park, FL
The cocktail mixer hand crafted for premium spirits, and for those who enjoy them.
Chews Naturally -Longwood, FL
Made from scratch dog treats with no salt, sugar or preservatives that even the pickiest of pups will love.
Dirty Sailor Girl –Orange City, FL
Using travel-inspired ingredients like Australian Blue Poppy and Middle Eastern Rose, Dirty Sailor Girl is the best and most beautiful artisan soap you ever tried.
Dot’s Sunbeam –Plant City, FL
Just one tablespoon of smooth, concentrated Dot’s Sunbeam Laundry Cream does the job of an entire cup of the leading laundry detergent brands.
Fat Cat Gourmet Foods –Orlando, FL
Fat Cat Gourmet Foods is an award-winning boutique condiments company dedicated to making gourmet all-natural hot sauces. Rather than test the limits of the Scoville scale, they prefer to highlight the quality of the ingredients.
Florida’s Original Tropical Fruit Winery –St Petersburg, FL
Florida Orange Groves Winery is a family owned and operated tropical fruit winery that began shipping and packing fresh citrus in the early 1970’s in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Florida Sunburst Cookies –Miami, FL
Delicio Baking Company is a craft bakery located in Miami dedicated to making only the finest cookies with Florida-grown ingredients like key limes, lemons, oranges and mangoes.
Fort Remington Wood Spoons –Oxford, FL
Crafted with beautiful southern cherry wood, Fort Remington’s handcrafted wood spoons and kitchen utensils are ready for use in your kitchen.
Frivolous Fruit Products –Largo, FL
A line of artisan jams and pickles named to honor old recipes, Frivolous Fruit Products are produced in a professional kitchen by two creative interior design consultants.
Gezellig Cookies –Winter Park, FL
Gezellig (pronounced “heh-zell-ick”) Cookies uses the finest local ingredients to create authentic Dutch stroopwafel, chewy wafel cookies with yummy caramel in the middle.
giddy paperie –Winter Park, FL
Lovers of beautiful paper, bookbinding, calligraphy and painting. Purveyors of fine stationery and paper goods. giddy paperie is like getting art in your mailbox!
God’s Greyts Greyhound Rescue –Orlando, FL
God’s Greyts Greyhound Group, Inc. is a nonprofit adoption group dedicated to the placement of retired racing greyhounds into loving and qualified homes. To support their cause, they create and sell pet toys.
Gourmet NY Coffee –Boca Raton, FL
Gourmet NY Coffee is proud to use the highest quality beans for great, rich flavoring in their extraordinary selection of 130+ locally ground gourmet coffees.
Gulf Stream Candle Co. –Indian Rocks Beach, FL
These 100% soy candles are hand poured in Indian Rocks Beach, Florida.
Happy Bee Honey –Orlando, FL
Happy Bee Honey is raw, local honey available in varieties including Wildflower and Orange Blossom and fun flavors like Blackberry, Cinnamon and Tangerine.
Heavens to Betsy –Winter Park, FL
Heavens to Betsy Spoon Fruit, Jams and Preserves are hand-crafted from locally grown and harvested produce. Farm to table.
Honey Feast –Winter Garden, FL
A lot of the best local, raw, natural honey is produced by small and medium family business beekeepers. Honey Feast helps make sure this delicious honey is available to you.
It’s Brittle –Orlando, FL
Grandma’s old-fashioned peanut brittle- with a twist! This Orlando-based company sells fun flavors like espresso bean, cayenne pepper or almond sea salt at area farmers markets.
I’ve Herd it Heals –Lutz, FL
This small family farm in Lutz, Florida, raises their own happy goats to create decadent goat’s milk soaps.
Jade Soap Shop – Lutz, FL
Organic Handmade soap made with natural, fun ingredients. Colored and scented naturally with the botanical, herbal materials and organic essential oils.
Jane’s Short and Sweet –Winter Park, FL
Jane’s Short & Sweet serves up delicious shortbread cookies in exciting new flavors each month, then donates the proceeds to assist at-risk women and children.
Kelley’s Collection –Belle Isle, FL
Hand crafted seasonal home decor and gifts.
Kernel Desires –Winter Park, FL
Born out of a love of food and sharing, Kernel Desires are a wonderful addition to a cheese plate, salad and more… if you can keep from eating the whole bag in one sitting.
Love Spoon Candles –Windermere, FL
LoveSpoon Candles is a high-quality, handmade soy candle company that believes in bringing happiness to customers through candles, while at the same time giving back to others in need.
LuLu Bird Blue –Satellite Beach, FL
LuLu loves to make things from scratch in the sewing studio without any patterns. You’ll find animals, flowers, bright colors and a whole lot of heart on these exciting totes.
Magni’s Munchies –St Petersburg, FL
Magni’s Munchies features homemade dog treats, chews, toys, skin and coat care, and much more.
Miz Kathi’s Southern Cotillion Café & Sweetery –Wildwood, FL
Miz Kathi’s food and desserts have won the accolades of customers and critics alike, earning another 5-Star Rating from TripAdvisor for 2014 and an impressive 4.5 stars on Yelp.
Mookie’s Kettle Corn –Clearwater, FL
Mookie’s combines four simple ingredients in perfect proportion to create premium popcorn that pops up big and round like gum balls.
Moto-san’s Grill –Oviedo, FL
Moto-san’s creates delicious sauces for marinades, grilling and dipping including “Very Teriyaki” and “Very Sweet & Sour”.
Old Spanish Sugar Mill –DeLeon Springs, FL
Opened in 1961, the Old Spanish Sugar Mill is a unique restaurant located inside the DeLeon Springs State Park that serves up local favorites, including delicious pancake mix.
Pastry-Ology –Orlando, FL
Pastry-Ology is an Orlando based bakery that specializes in handcrafted edible art cake pops or cookies for personal or corporate celebrations.
Patty’s Peppers –St. Petersburg, FL
If you’re a fan of pairing hot and sweet flavors, Patty’s Peppers has two original pepper recipes using peppers in oil that will surely delight you.
Poca’s Hottest –Orlando, FL
Poca’s Hottest’s creates custom sauces inspired by local bands & artists, using the freshest, locally grown ingredients.
Prairie Farm Organics –Inverness, FL
Prairie Farm Organics grows and harvests naturally organic and pesticide-free sponges.
Providence Threads –Minneola, FL
Providence Threads offers handmade accessories and wears, for all ages, baby photo prop outfits and textures, home wears (pillows, dishcloths, etc.) and holiday items.
Puppy Pawz Boutique –Winter Park, FL
Puppy Pawz Boutique creates original and handmade collars, leashes, bandanas and more for your precious pup.
Sophie Ann’s Jams and things –Gulfport, FL
This three-part venture features: jams, jellies and marmalades with local or homegrown fruits; organic eye pillows and hand-sewn lavender sachets; and hydroponic catnip.
Southern Caramel –Indialantic, FL
At Southern Caramel, they do one thing – make caramel – and they do it well. Their caramel is made by hand in small batches with a lot of love.
Sweet Harvest Farms –Tampa, FL
Sweet Harvest Farms offers both luxurious and natural handmade soap, body lotion, shea butter bars, bath salts, aroma beads, all natural dog products and spa essentials.
The Daily Bubble –Orlando, FL
The Daily Bubble is committed to pure, natural & irresistible skin care for the whole family!
TLC Herbal Therapy –Clearwater, FL
TLC Herbal Therapy offers fragrant herbal gifts sure to pamper & please both humans and pets!
Touch of Florida –Pensacola, FL
Touch of Florida creates all-natural, organic skin care products from Florida, including sea salt scrubs, rich butter cream lotions and lip balms.
ToYou –Oakland, FL
At TO YOU Snacks, only the best ingredients get all wrapped up in a wonderful bar striking a perfect balance between wholesome and delicious.
Up Owl Night –Deerfield Beach, FL
At Up Owl Night, everything is recycled and turned into something fun, functional, and fantastic!
Vigoa –Winter Haven, FL
Vigoa’s 100% infused olive oil is vegan, all natural and preservative free, and is ideal for folks with high blood pressure and diabetes.
Wondermade Mallows –Orlando, FL
Wondermade handcrafted marshmallows are as fun to share as they are to eat.
Wook’s Beef Jerky –Lakeland, FL
Wook’s jerky is “World-Famous” and comes in four delicious flavors: Pepper, Hickory, Teriyaki and Spicy Cajun.
Yellow Dog Eats –Gotha, FL
Yellow Dog Eats serves tasty sandwiches, salads, barbeque, daily specials and original chow with a light heart and a convivial smile.