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hanks for choosing LoveLiveLocal’s CapeMade Field Guide, your handbook to the Cape’s local-made, local-owned products and businesses! Whether you are a year-round Cape Codder, live here just for the summer or are simply visiting our salty shoreline, we hope the CapeMade Field Guide becomes your go-to resource for discovering new places, products and experiences that you won’t find anywhere else. LoveLiveLocal is the work of three local entrepreneurs – Amanda, Jen and Kate – who teamed up in 2013 to share our Cape Cod experiences, including what we love (products and businesses), how we live (day trips, events and activities) and who to know locally. We are passionate about building community by connecting locals and visitors alike with Cape Cod’s artists, artisans, musicians, makers, business owners, community advocates, farmers and others. Their ability to thrive year-round sustains Cape Cod’s unique culture. By keeping your dollars in our local economy, you can make a meaningful difference for our friends and neighbors (learn about the impact of shopping local on page 8). We hope our first-ever CapeMade Field Guide inspires you to think local first and to explore this incredibly special place we call home. Locally yours, Jen, Kate + Amanda

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ape Cod is a well-known summer hot spot all over the world. Many people wonder what it is like to be on Cape Cod in what we call the “off season” (aka, not the summer). This place

has so much to offer year round, and is (almost) as good in the spring, fall and winter as it is in the high season of summer.

Photos by Paul Blackmore Photography

• • • FALL • • •

• • • WINTER • • •

The autumn months are often referred

to as “the locals’ summer,” as the weather is

Cape Codders like to hibernate in the winter,

still warm, and we now have time to enjoy

but it does not mean the entire peninsula

the Cape’s natural wonders. This is when we

shuts down in the colder months.

Just like everywhere else with four seasons,

take long walks on the beach (with our pups!), ride on the less crowded bike paths, and enjoy seasonal hot spots that stay open into the fall.

It is a perfect time to make a weekend trip

(take a staycation!) to one of the towns on the Cape you are less familiar with when room rates are cheaper and it is easier to get a table at a restaurant.

When the temperature drops, it also marks the beginning of the holiday season, which is just as festive and fun as any city. Some of the best local events happen in October and November, such as the Wellfleet Oysterfest, Pumpkin Day at Bourne Farm in North Falmouth, The Vinegrass Music Festival and of course the Cranberry Harvest Celebration.


Holiday strolls abound in almost every village and town, local shops and restaurants host events, Provincetown lights their Lobster Trap Christmas Tree, and Falmouth has their Christmas Parade that has been running for over 50 years.

• • • SPRING • • •

• • • SUMMER • • •

A time of renewal everywhere, the Cape

starts to come alive in the springtime. When

on Cape Cod. Out-of-town visitors and almost

the snow melts, crocuses start to bloom, the

daily get-togethers make for an extremely busy

beaches, marshes, and woods are revealed, and

season for locals, but the sunshine, beach time

our love affair with the natural environment

and sunset sails give us the energy to make it

begins again.

all happen.

There is truly nothing better than summer

The feeling of anticipation for the upcoming

summer season creates a palpable buzz, it is also the time when seasonal businesses take the shutters off their doors and reopen for the season, while new shops and restaurants begin to open up.

From June through August, our sandy shores are firing on all cylinders and the list of things to do is endless. There are lobster roll cruises, dune tours in Provincetown, kayak adventures, outdoor concerts, and LoveLocal Fests. In Spring locals try to enjoy the activities we won’t be able to do during the super busy summer. We go on whale watches out of Hyannis or Provincetown (the whales are much better in the spring!), hit one of the dozens of the golf courses, or go camping in the 1,900 acres of Nickerson State Park.

Fourth of July celebrations take place in almost every village in every town with parades and barbeques, and fireworks displays over the ocean add an element of awe to the festivities.

This is the time to enjoy sipping a Cape Cod

Beer overlooking one of our many harbors, while soaking up the sunshine, and creating memories with friends. These are the carefree moments that make living here so incredibly special.






e at Love Live Local are not shy about

beautiful place, as well as visitors who enjoy

encouraging people to show their love

the Cape for short periods of time.

for Cape Cod, whether they live here year

Its beaches and natural beauty certainly

round, spend time in the summer or are just

make Cape Cod special, but it is our local

passing through.

shops, restaurants and cultural attractions

In our opinion one of the best ways to show

that make us unique from every other coastal

the local love is to shop at locally owned stores,

town. The people who own them and work for

dine at locally owned restaurants and use local

them give this place its character. So instead

providers for personal and business services.

of being like everywhere else, Cape Cod is like

It is so incredibly important to the overall

nowhere on the earth.

health and vitality of this community, which is

Locally owned businesses tend to be more

why it should be important to residents of this

engaged in their community, have staff


members who have a greater understanding of

online or national chain, it would generate

what they are selling and develop relationships

about $4 million more for the Cape Cod

with their customers, as well as create


more jobs on collectively, and contribute

So, when making your purchasing, dining

much greater sums to non-profits and local

and entertainment decisions, such as where


you shop for clothing, gifts, groceries and gas,

Economically speaking, the dollars spent in

imagine what a difference you can make for

Cape Cod businesses tend to generate more

this entire community and to your experience

money for the Cape overall.

here if you make sure you’re spending it with a

Based on studies implemented by economic

local business… Shop Local. It Matters!

analysts at Civic Economics, LoveLiveLocal was able to come up with averages for how much of each dollar spent stays on this side of the bridge, depending on where you shop. When shopping online, none of your dollars spent stays on Cape Cod. When you press the submit button on an online purchase, that money essentially goes directly to the owner of

{LOCAL VOICES} “There is something special about being able to meet and shake hands with your local purveyors, craftsmen and artists. The closer you are to those people, the closer you are to your community.” Cindi Griffin

social media coordinator Red Jacket Resorts

that website – most likely a large corporation. When you shop at a national retailer or dine at a chain restaurant, approximately .24 cents of every dollar stays here on Cape Cod – generally in the form of wages to low paid workers. However, when you shop at a locally owned Cape Cod business, approximately .57 cents of every dollar spent stays here on Cape Cod. It is reinvested in this community over and over again – spent on wages, using local services, buying local goods, and supporting local nonprofits and community organizations. What does this mean in terms of real dollars spent? If every adult consumer on Cape Cod

“We owe it to ourselves and our community to constantly evaluate our shopping habits. Making small decisions to increase your local shopping can have a BIG impact. Shop local – it matters.” Beth Marcus co-owner Cape Cod Beer

“Shopping local is your best way to experience the true, authentic flavor of our colorful and creative Cape Cod community!” Justin Labdon

president & chair man Cape Cod Beach Chair Co.

spent $50 of their disposable income at a local business instead of - not in addition to - an






UPPER CAPE The Upper Cape is the entryway to the Cape consisting of the towns of Bourne, Sandwich, Falmouth and Mashpee. Much of the area has an old New England feel and you can explore and experience the beginning of Cape Cod from the Native Americans to the first settlers. The Upper Cape also houses one of the most prominent American centers of science in Woods Hole.


1. Ride along the Shining Sea Bike Path, Falmouth

Spanning over 10 miles, the Shining Sea Bike Path runs from North Falmouth to Woods Hole through marshland, woodland and along the ocean.

2. Hang out at the new Aerial Adventure

at Heritage Museum & Gardens, Sandwich Spend an afternoon above the forest floor on zip lines, hanging out on rope walks, balancing on moving planks – an extremely unique view of the Cape.

3. Spend the day on South Cape Beach, Mashpee Walking on nature trails, swimming and fishing while overlooking Nantucket Sound make for a perfect Cape Cod beach day.

4. Cruise on the Cape Cod Canal

Hy-Line Cruises offers many different kinds of canal sightseeing and educational tours from family time to cocktail hour.

5. Dexter Grist Mill

The Beach House ::North Falmouth:: local and national bands year round in a lively bar setting Highfield Hall ::Falmouth:: jazz, bluegrass, chamber, ragtime, piano + violin The Lanes Bowl & Bistro ::Mashpee:: bowl a few frames while listening to local alternative + contemporary bands

C H I L D’ S


Carousel of Light at Mullen Hall School, Falmouth Hidden Hollow at Heritage Museums and Gardens Sandwich National Marine Life Center Bourne



Cape Cod Children’s Museum Mashpee


Check out this 350-year-old grist mill and the old grist mill spring (bring a water bottle to fill). If you go at the right time of year, witness one of the coolest herrings runs.


UPPER CAPE 1. Main Street, Falmouth


Boutiques, bookstores, gift shops, classic ice cream parlors, restaurants and museums keep you entertained and engaged all day and night.

2. Wampanoag Tribe Museum, Mashpee

The ancient artifacts and other Native American heirlooms that form a chronological commentary on life among the Wampanoag (the Cape’s most prominent Native American tribes) will give you a taste of Cape Cod from over a thousand years ago.

3. Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, East Falmouth

The Reserve hosts educational programs, engages the community and can improve your understanding of coastal ecosystems and human influences on them.

4. Route 6A, Sandwich

Leisurely driving along 6A - stopping in galleries and antique shops that catch your eye - can be one of the most enjoyable days on the Cape.

Off the Beaten Path

TASTE Pickle Jar Kitchen • Falmouth {organic breakfast/lunch heaven} Lobster Trap • Bourne {fresh fish with a view!} Cape Cod Coffee Roaster • Mashpee {sip on their homebrew + take a tour} Trevi Café & Wine Bar Mashpee Commons {mediterranean tapas + a killer wine list} Bleu • Mashpee Commons {parlez-vous romance and delicious decadence?} Café Chew • Sandwich {super fresh breakfast / lunch... take it to go or enjoy their terrace}

Drive the “beach route” along Menauhant Road in East Falmouth, along Surf Drive to Nobska Road. Stop at Nobska Light and take in one of the most beautiful views in the world. Drive into the small village of Woods Hole, and stop for lunch at Quick’s Hole where they boast a mouth-watering menu. Next grab dessert at Pie in the Sky or afternoon tea at Coffee Obsession. Walk lunch off through the floral landscape at Spohr Gardens or hike to what seems like the one of the edges of the world at The Knob. Head to downtown Falmouth for dinner at one of its fantastic eateries, the Glass Onion, the Osteria La Civetta or C Salt.


UPPER CAPE ART Collections Gallery

Reflections by Robin

23A Jarves Street Sandwich 508.833.0039

A variety of art by talented Cape Cod artisans awaits the art lover at Collections Gallery in beautiful Sandwich village. The works of 15 local artists, artisans and craftspeople are on display. We offer painting, photography, jewelry, quilting, pottery, stained glass, painted furniture, blown glass, textiles and more.

369 Barlow’s Landing Road Pocasset (Bourne) 508.944.476

UNIQUE, AUTHENTIC, INSPIRING - those are just a few of the words that describe the beautiful creations of artisan Robin Pierson, Cape Cod’s original decorative window artist. Visit her shop located at 369 Barlow’s Landing Road in Pocasset. For directions and hours of operation go to her website

Wisha Studios

76 Scraggy Neck Road, Cataumet (Bourne)

Oil painter erica m. szuplat celebrates two years in her working-artist’s studio at Cataumet Arts Center. Visit in-season to view her creative process, vibrant paintings en plein air and works investigating railroad spikes and antique nails. Also available are her humorous Cape-themed illustrations and pen & ink watercolors of her travels.

FARM • GARDEN CENTER Coonamessett Farm

Scenic Roots

277 Hatchville Road, East Falmouth 508.563.2560

349 Route 6A, Sandwich 508.888.0044

Coonamessett Farm comprises twenty acres of vegetables, berries, flowers, herbs, farm animals, farm store, cafe, ice cream stand, greenhouses, and barns. Activities include PYO crops, CSA (produce, cheese, meat options), canoeing, evening buffets, children’s activities, and group tours. Unique party and wedding venue! Memberships, day passes, and self-guided tours available. Hours on website.

Locally owned by the Kutil family since 1986, trust Scenic Roots with your lawn, garden and pest problems. They carry all your garden and nursery basics. They also grow their own annuals, vegetables, and herbs. They want to educate and inspire you to make your lives easier and your gardens successful.

FOOD PRODUCTS Cape Cod Coffee Roasters

348 Main Street, Mashpee 508.477.2400

At Cape Cod Coffee, great coffee is their passion. They take considerable care in selecting the highest quality coffee beans and tailoring each of their roasts to bring out the best aspects of their coffees. Try Cape Cod Coffee today and experience their passion for exceptional coffee and dedication to quality firsthand!


Green Briar Nature Center & Green Briar Jam Kitchen 6 Discovery Hill Road, Sandwich 508.888.6870

Old fashioned jams, jellies and relishes have been made at the Green Briar Kitchen since 1903. The kitchen where everything is made today was added on to the house in 1924. The burners date from 1934. See the jams being made in season and try them and buy them in the gift shop.


Nobska Farms

Bourne 508.296.0704

Monk’s Cove Oysters is a sub-tidal oyster farm located just off Toby’s Island in Bourne. The farm is at a unique convergence in the estuary of Buzzard’s Bay, where the steady chop of the bay meets the cold Atlantic currents of the Cape Cod Canal, producing the perfect oyster.

9 Nobska Road, Woods Hole (Falmouth) 617.480.0876

Cape Cod peppers? Yes! Since 2012, Nobska Farms has grown over 50 varieties of peppers mild to wild transforming them into bold chili products. See website eStore for product details, tour hours, and local retail outlets. Via international visitors and media, their Woods Hole micro-farm has global reach.


White Lion Baking Company

439 Nathan Ellis Hwy, Suite 1, Mashpee 774.228.2946 White Lion Baking Company is one of the only gluten-free, grain-free and refined sugar-free bakeries in the country. You can stop by their retail location in Mashpee, call to have your box of goodies shipped to you, or check out their website to see if your favorite local store is carrying WLBC!

Trevi Cafe & Wine Bar 25 Market Street, Mashpee 508.477.0055

Trevi Cafe and Wine Bar’s contemporary ambiance adds an authentic dash of European romance to Cape Cod. Their Mediterranean-style cuisine is composed of the season’s freshest ingredients. The wines from their unique and diverse collection pair seamlessly with each market inspired offering.

PRODUCTS Hot Diggity Designs

Good Clothing Company

1 Central Square, Mashpee


Good Clothing Company provides sustainable, small batch production services to apparel designers and businesses locally, nationally and globally. The first manufacturing company of its kind on Cape Cod, Mashpee based GCC, focuses on green production methods, celebrates small business and is actively working to re-shore USbased industry jobs.

Hot Diggity Designs creates, designs and manufactures posh products for you and your pup right here on Cape Cod. Choose from their Collars for Causes line and 10% of your purchase is donated to select non-profits benefiting wildlife and human life across Cape Cod. Find them at Hot Diggity in Mashpee Commons, Hot Diggity Dog Wash & Boutique in Dennis Port and boutiques across the Cape and Islands.

RETAIL Farm Fare Market

68 Tupper Road - Unit 6, Sandwich 508.813.9282

Nicole Cormier, RD, LDN, Registered Dietitian, local food enthusiast, author, and owner of Delicious Living Nutrition, Inc. + Farm Fare Market. Farm Fare Market is a local food market that offers locally grown produce, farm fresh eggs, honey, organic bulk grains, The Local Juice + a seasonal CSA program.

Gray Gables Market

185 Shore Road,Bourne 508.743.5587

Gray Gables is Bourne’s local, family-owned market, featuring a wonderful selection of local, natural and specialty items. Come by to pick up groceries, meats, cheeses, produce, baked goods, beer, wine, liquor and coffee, or enjoy specialty sandwiches, salads, soups, pizzas and prepared foods. Gray Gables Market is open seven days a week, year round.


UPPER CAPE RETAIL innerglow yoga

30 Steeple Street, Mashpee 508.477.9642

innerglow yoga is Upper Cape Cod’s premier yoga studio! Please stop by and see their beautiful space to take a class or browse in the shop. Their sole mission is to introduce you to the path of becoming your truest, happiest self, one breath at a time. Come flow, breathe and challenge yourself while igniting your inner glow.

Periwinkles Gifts

Next to the Chart Room 1 Shipyard Lane, Cataumet (Bourne) 508.563.3077

This seasonal gift store has been delighting families on Cape Cod for over 30 years. They sell many Cape Cod made products: On Cape Time Signs, Pocasset Pretzels, Austin Sportwear, Little Bird Beads Jewelry, On the Cape Jewelry, One Nautical Mile Jewelry, Cabo Cado Bags, Tidal Effects Clothing, and more.


Organic Market

32 Market Street, Mashpee 774.361.6075

Founded in 1978 with the vision to help people change the way they eat, Organic Market has grown to become Cape Cod’s largest independent organic grocer. OM’s mission: To create community and culture through the products they sell and the experience they provide to their customers.

Snow Goose Shop 2 Tupper Road, Sandwich 508.888.8441

The Snow Goose Shop is filled with unique gifts for everyone on your list, including yourself! They have a large selection of locally made products. From pottery to jewelery to art; you will find what you are looking for at The Snow Goose Shop. Stop in, they would love to meet you.


MID-CAPE As its moniker suggests the Mid-Cape is the center of Cape Cod in geography. Barnstable, Yarmouth, and Dennis are bustling and beautiful year round, as they are also the centers

C H I L D’ S

of commerce, entertainment and health care.

Both Sandy Neck Beach in Barnstable and Chapin Beach in Dennis allow for 4-wheel

drive vehicles on certain parts of the beach. Pack breakfast, lunch and dinner, beach

games and some beverages and spend the day.

2. Cruise along the Rail Trail

The Cape Cod Rail Trail follows a former


1. Go four wheeling on the beach

Hyannis Youth & Community Center Barnstable (Hyannis)




Luke’s Love Playground West Barnstable Cape Cod Maritime Museum Barnstable (Hyannis) Pirate Boat Adventures Barnstable (Hyannis) Cape Cod Inflatable Park West Yarmouth

railroad right-of-way for 22 miles starting in Dennis. The trail has a wide unpaved


shoulder on one side to accommodate

horseback riding, walkers, and runners,

and there are many opportunities to get off the trail and visit a beach.

3. Take a leisurely stroll along Craigville Beach

Start at Craigville Beach and keep walking past the Beach Club to Long Beach for a

peaceful, meditative experience, and at the end look for special messages in the sand.

4. Sunset cruise out of Hyannis Harbor

Take the Bay Spirit Tours cruise into Lewis Bay, and watch the sun set through the stained glass windows of St. Andrew’s

Episcopal Church overlooking the Kennedy compound in Hyannisport.

Naked Oyster • Hyannis {homegrown oysters, fresh fish + swanky vibe} Pizza Barbone • Hyannis {so much more than a pizza joint with an innovative menu + stylish ambiance} Embargo • Hyannis {urban chic scene with tapas + cocktails and entertainment nightly} Cape Cod Beer • Hyannis {tour the brewery, post up in the beer garden and peruse their phenomenal retail store} Ocean House • Dennis Port {oceanfront culinary elegance + fabulous drinks} Craving sushi? Misaki in Hyannis or Inaho in Yarmouthport won’t disappoint!


Optimist Cafe Yarmouth Port {grab a scone and a cup of tea in this charming house serving breakfast & lunch all day}

MID-CAPE 1. Cotuit Center for the Arts, Barnstable


Cotuit Center for the Arts produces 6 or 7 main stage productions and a dozen or so black box productions year round.

2. Kennedy Legacy Trail, Barnstable (Hyannis)

A self-guided video and audio walking tour of ten sites in downtown Hyannis, Cape Cod that are significant to the Kennedy family, uncover stories and history about the Kennedys on Cape Cod.

3. Museum Campus, Dennis

The Cape Playhouse, Cape Cod Museum of Art and the Cape Cod Cinema are all on the same campus so you can catch a movie, tour the museum, and see a play all within 100 yards (and grab a bite to eat at one of the many eateries in the area in between).

4. Discover Barnstable’s Main Streets

Most of Barnstable’s seven villages – Centerville, Hyannis, Osterville, Barnstable – have Main Streets with great shops, restaurants, museums, and special spots that are found nowhere else.

5. Scargo Tower

The 30-foot-high tower is located on the highest hill in the mid-Cape, and boasts views of the entire lower cape to Provincetown, and as far west as Plymouth.

LISTEN Harvest Gallery & Wine Bar :: Dennis :: solo artists, open mic nights, bluegrass, + jazz Island Merchant :: Barnstable (Hyannis) :: a music venue with a sound for everyone Red Nun :: Dennis Port :: big rock sounds in a setting that has room for dancing Cultural Center of Cape Cod :: Yarmouth :: special events, shows and performances from local and national musicians O’Shea’s Olde Inne :: West Dennis :: local musicians play nightly and musical guests from all over join the fun from time to time

A Day on 6A

Start your morning with a fresh cup of joe at Nirvana Coffee Shop in quaint Barnstable Village on historic 6A, walk the neighborhood and take in the views of Barnstable Harbor. Make your way down 6A, head towards Dennis and pull off for antique shopping and gallery hopping. In the afternoon, pick up a bottle of wine and head to Sesuit Harbor Café for a BYOB experience with amazing seafood and an even better view. Next, head across town and catch the spectacular sunset on the backyard patio at the Sand Bar in West Dennis. Stay there for some live tunes or head to O’Shea’s for a local pint and cozy atmosphere.


MID-CAPE ACTIVITY Cape Cod Foodie Tours

Hyannis Whale Watcher

Hyannis (Barnstable) 800.656.0713

Join us on a walking food tour, the first of its kind on Cape Cod. Your Hungry in Hyannis Food Tour will begin at the West End of Hyannis’ Main Street. From there, your guide will take you to explore and sample some of the freshest, tastiest food the Cape has to offer. Purchase tickets online.

269 Millway Road Barnstable | 800.287.0374

Cruise aboard the Mid-Cape’s only Whale Watch sailing daily from mid-April through October from picturesque Barnstable Harbor. For over 30 years, Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises has provided whale watching eco-tours to Stellwagen Bank, for people of all ages, from all over the globe!

ART Cotuit Center for the Arts 4404 Falmouth Rd (Rte 28) Cotuit 508.428.0669

Over the last twenty years, thousands of people have come to Cotuit Center for the Arts and experienced an art center unlike anything else. Programming includes art exhibits, theater productions, musical events, educational programs, and numerous other events throughout the year. The arts are essential. Do it at Cotuit!

Gallery Artrio

50 Pearl Street Hyannis (Barnstable) 508.827.4909

Gallery Artrio is located in the heart of the Cultural District in downtown Hyannis. The newest gallery in this emerging Cape Cod art destination, Gallery Artrio includes oil, pastel, watercolor, handblown glass from local artists, and beautiful handwrought jewelry. You’ll find beautiful, exceptional work on the walls, on the shelves, and even on the lawn in the busy summer season.

FARM • GARDEN CENTER Cape Cod Organic Farm

3675 Main Street (Rt.6A) Barnstable 508.362.3573

Cape Cod Organic Farm is a certified organic diversified farm specializing in growing vegetables, fruits and raising Heritage Breed Pigs. They sell their pork products at the farm stand and at various Farmer’s Markets. They also offer CSA shares in Summer and Fall.

E&T Farms

85 Lombard Ave West Barnstable 508.362.8370

E & T Farms is a hydroponic farm growing salad greens and basil year round. They have honey, beeswax candles, farm fresh eggs, seasonal crops. They will also be offering their own farm raised shrimp. Please call ahead for details and hours or see their website.


Barnstable Seafarms

98 Governor’s Way, Barnstable 508.566.7686

Barnstable Seafarms sustainably produces some of Cape Cod’s finest shellfish. Give your next special event a truly local flavor with one of their raw bars, look for Sandy Neck Oysters in restaurants, or order online - they ship oysters and littlenecks nationally, year-round. Don’t miss their oyster farm tours, led by the Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary.


Cape Cod Beer

1336 Phinneys Lane, Hyannis 508.790.4200 Cape Cod Beer has been Cape Cod’s microbrewery since 2004. They make make and self distribute their product to over 450 local restaurants and stores from Plymouth to Provincetwn. Visit them for a tour, tasting or a pint in their beer garden. The brewery store sells the largest selection of products made on Cape Cod.


Kayak Cookies

Bell Tower Mall, 1600 Falmouth Road Centerville (Barnstable) 508.790.4674

Family owned and operated since its inception, the Cape Cod Chocolatier has made delectable gourmet chocolates for over a decade. Everything from truffles to buttercrunch are handcrafted using the highest quality Belgian chocolate. Homemade fudge, sea salt caramels and nautical chocolate wedding favors are specialties.

239 Main Street, Hyannis (Barnstable) (Just around the corner on Pleasant St.) 508.827.7358 Kayak Cookies is the home of Salty Oats… subtly sweet and curiously salty bites of heaven. Made by hand in downtown Hyannis by bakers who love what they do and love to eat cookies! Choose from Original Oatmeal Raisin, Chocolate Oatmeal, Chunky Chocolate Pecan, and Clem’s Peanut Butter.

The Local Juice

Twist Cape Cod

539 South Street, Hyannis 508.775.5522

Hyannis (Barnstable) 508.534.8773

The Local Juice is a cold-pressed juice company run by Registered Dietitian and local food enthusiast, Nicole Cormier and artist and community advocate Jen Villa. They are dedicated to creating delicious and nutritious juices that are locallysourced and 100% organic. Juice are available at various farmers’ markets and retail locations… with a Hyannis juice bar location coming soon!

Twist Cape Cod is a small, from scratch cake company. They make cakes and cupcakes that taste delicious and look good too! If you’re looking for some sweets for a birthday, anniversary, or any celebration, they’re the place for you! Cakes are made to order; require 24-48 hours advance notice!



Red Jacket Resorts

Summer House Soaps

1358 Route 28 South Yarmouth 800.RJACKET

Seven New England resorts from the Nantucket Sound beaches of Cape Cod, Massachusetts to the White Mountains of North Conway, New Hampshire. Offering 800 rooms and other accommodations with ocean, golf course or mountain views for your family vacations, couples escapes, weddings, meetings and special events.

1336 Phinney’s Lane, Hyannis 508.827.4145

The Cape’s finest artisan soaps and body care products. Visit their soap factory and outlet store for gifts, classes, soapmaking demonstrations and more. They’re located next to Cape Cod Beer. Soapmaking demonstration at 10:30 AM every Friday from June - August.


3 Wianno Ave, Osterville (Barnstable) 508.428.1005

AMIE Bakery is a small, specialty retail bakery in the quaint village of Osterville. They bake daily from scratch in small batches using ingredients from small, artisanal producers who share the same philosophy of using locally sourced ingredients and take great care to create their products. They serve traditional pastries, cakes, cookies, as well as breakfast and lunch items.

Blue Plate Diner

3226 Main Street, Barnstable 508.362.3302

The Blue Plate Diner serves up the Best of Cape Cod’s local and fresh food and flavor! Located in the heart of Barnstable Village they are just minutes away from the Hyannis Whale Watch, Barnstable Harbor, the Sturgis Library, Mills Beach and local shops and artists. Go and visit The Blue Plate before or after your Cape Cod adventure!



1225 Iyannough Rd., Hyannis (Barnstable) 1196 Main Street, South Yarmouth 508.568.2935 | 508.394.2252

A local, family owned restaurant that’s been a mainstay for Cape Codders and visitors since 1973. All food is made-from-scratch, on premises, and every item on the menu is put through a 3-part testing process. Only if it is wholesome, great tasting and competitively priced will it be “H ‘n K Approved.”

Katie’s Ice Cream

568 Main Street, Hyannis (Barnstable) 508.771.6889

Katie’s continually strives to make the most delicious, creamiest, and mouth-wateringly savory ice cream on Cape Cod. That’s why they make all of their ice cream on the premises, with only the finest ingredients, in small batches daily so that you can enjoy your summer with your friends, your family and their award-winning ice cream!

Nirvana Coffee Company

Naked Oyster

410 Main Street, Hyannis (Barnstable) 508.778.6500

Rooted in the grand culinary tradition of France, executive chef and owner Florence Lowell invites you to relax and enjoy a true bistro experience in downtown Hyannis. Oysters fresh from her seafarm in pristine Barnstable Harbor are showcased along with locally sourced and carefully prepared seafood, meats, and vegetables. Bon appetit!

3206 Main Street, Barnstable 508.744.6983

Created out of necessity for a great cup of coffee, Nirvana Coffee Company brings the gourmet coffee culture to Cape Cod. Situated in the picturesque Mid-Cape village of Barnstable on beautiful Route 6A, Nirvana offers the perfect respite to enjoy great coffee drinks, delicious pastries, mouthwatering sandwiches and creative salads.


Pizza Barbone

390 Main Street, Hyannis 508.957.2377

The Little Beach Gallery

Pizza Barbone started serving their Neapolitan wood-fired pizza in the Spring of 2010 when Jason and Ali O’Toole trekked across the state with their mobile pizza oven. Pizza Barbone is dedicated to using seasonal, fresh ingredients and creating dishes from scratch. The vegetables can’t get much more local than their rooftop garden, soaking up Cape Cod’s sunshine and sea-salted air.

539 South Street, Hyannis (Barnstable) 508.775.5522

The Little Beach Gallery has been proudly representing local artists for six years and is currently showcasing the work of over 60 local artisans and artists. Specializing in ‘beachy’ and ocean-inspired work, the gallery is a must-see for original artwork and unique handmade gifts. Open year round.

RETAIL Sesuit Shop @ Sesuit Harbor House 1421 Route 6A, South Dennis

The Sesuit Shop @ Sesuit Harbor House specializes in unique Cape Cod merchandise by local women artisans. Peruse their selection of sea glass jewelry, tidal shell wreaths, soaps and candles with seaside scents, house wares, fine art and their own line of Dennis beach themed t-shirts and other apparel.

Hot Diggity Designs

677 Main Street, Dennis Port (see full listing on page 17)

Organic Market


640 Main Street, Dennis Port (see full listing on page 18)

Shift Eco Boutique

535 South Street, Hyannis (Barnstable) 508.775.2652

Shift Eco Boutique carries clothing, accessories, furniture, gifts, baby goods and housewares all made from eco-friendly materials. Owners Justine and Amanda are not only committed to carrying earth-friendly products but also those that are made locally from clothing to body care to unique pieces of furniture.

MID-CAPE SERVICES Beacon Financial Planning

973 Iyannough Road (Rt 132), Hyannis 508-790-7039

Beacon Financial Planning builds long-term relationships to help YOU discover, define, and reach your personal goals. Beacon Financial Planning is proud to be an independent, FEEONLY, local advisory firm you can rely on to provide unbiased advice and straightforward answers on questions surrounding: financial planning, education planning, retirement planning, estate planning, investment management.

The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod

25 Benjamin Franklin Way, Hyannis 508.568.3200

By being POSITIVELY DIFFERENT, The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod is the local bank of choice for individuals, families, and businesses on Cape Cod. They are fully committed to the communities where they live and work and support them by investing their resources – human and financial – to help them flourish.

Strength in Numbers

South Dennis 508.360.4947

Strength In Numbers helps business owners stay on top of their finances by providing support, solutions and stability, customized for you and your budget. Call them about their New Business Set-up and ongoing Business Manager Services. Strength In Numbers also provides Interim or Fractional CFO Services for established businesses in transition and Non-profits.

Cape Cod Healthcare

27 Park Street, Hyannis 508.771.1800

Cape Cod Healthcare is the leading provider of healthcare services for residents and visitors of Cape Cod. With more than 450 physicians, 4,700 employees and 1,100 volunteers, CCHC has two acute care hospitals, the Cape’s leading homecare and hospice services provider, a skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility, an assisted living facility, and the Cape’s only local laboratory service.

Knot Again Massage Therapy 15 West Bay Rd Suite E, Osterville 508.367.4796

Knot Again specializes in relaxation, deep tissue, and orthopedic injury massage. Whether you are looking for restoration and balance, or to reduce pain from chronic tension & injury, they can address all of your needs with their special blend of strong, soothing, and specific techniques to provide lasting & deep relief.

Team Lapsley Martin Kinlin Grover Real Estate

927 Route 6A, South Yarmouth 508.331.1404 Looking to buy or sell a home on Cape Cod? Team Martin Lapsley is your local, full time, yearround Realtor team. They pride themselves on outstanding customer service! As a team they are attentive, detail oriented, hardworking and believe communication is the key to success. Call them today!




LOWER CAPE The relaxed Lower Cape towns of Brewster, Chatham, Harwich and Orleans form the Cape’s “elbow.” The Orleans rotary marks the transition to the more remote outer Cape. You will find a good mix of restaurants, resorts, and shopping balanced with beaches, trails, and activities here.


Orleans Bowling Center Orleans

Store and then head to Hardings, Skaket or Nauset beaches. (Brewster’s Paines Creek is great for kids, too). Or, make

memories with paddleboard tours from SUPfari Adventures. Want a shaping lesson? Call up Vec Surfboards.

2. Experience the great outdoors

With over 400 campsites (including

cabins and yurts), 8 miles of trails, and several ponds and kettle holes for

paddling and fishing, Nickerson State Park is a gem on Cape Cod.

3. Know your farmer

Visit Cape Cod Lavender Farm for a truly special experience (harvest is June and July). The Farm Cape Cod in Orleans loves visitors and hosts year-round

events. Look for Halcyon Farm at the

Orleans Farmers’ Market and ask about their CSA program. Inspired to do it

yourself? Visit NewFarm Garden Center in Orleans.

4. Catch a ball game

The Cape Cod Baseball League has been America’s premier amateur

baseball league since 1885. With more than 1,000 alumni performing at all

levels of professional baseball in 2013, you are in for an impressive display of talent. Lower Cape teams include the

Brewster Whitecaps, Chatham Anglers,

Harwich Mariners, and Orleans Firebirds.


best burrito on Cape at The Corner

Pick up a Cape Cod Beach Chair, the


1. Sample beaches, boards and burritos

Cape Cod Museum of Natural History Brewster



C H I L D’ S

Red Balloon Toy Shop Orleans Monomoy Island Excursion Harwich Port Chatham Skatepark Chatham

TASTE The Brewster Fish House Brewster {intimate bar and casually sophisticated atmosphere perfect for a date} Hangar B • Chatham {our pick for best brunch on Cape Cod - insanely delicious and inventive!} The Talkative Pig • Chatham {new farm-to-table spot serving dinner and Sunday brunch} The Local Scoop • Orleans {ice cream parlor-meets-crêperiemeets-frozen yogurt shop} Del Mar Bar & Bistro • Chatham {great for socializing over drinks and wood-fired pizza} The Impudent Oyster • Chatham {off the beaten path, refined pub fare. avoid a wait + go for lunch!}



1. Cape Rep Theatre and The Academy of Performing Arts Playhouse

The Lower Cape boasts two incredible professional theatres, which have been home to legendary actors like Julie Harris. There is always an excellent production on, so be sure to include one in your plans.

2. The Brewster Bookstore

For a relaxed morning of exploring, stop by the Brewster Bookstore, a tiny independent bookseller with an exceptional selection. Head down 6A to JoMama’s New York Bagels, a perfect spot to curl up with your new book, meet friends for lunch or even pull out your laptop for an afternoon work session.

3. Chatham Orpheum

This recently restored theatre allows you to watch both classic and newly released films while enjoying delicious snacks and even your Cape Cod Beer. Make a date night of it with dinner at VERS, or stop into the beautiful shops along Main Street.

LISTEN Joe’s Barley Neck Inn :: Orleans :: find good food, large drinks, big fun and great local music The Woodshed :: Brewster :: a cozy, fun, cash only drinking and dancing spot The Chatham Squire :: Chatham :: legendary pub featuring rock, funk and pop acts Land Ho! :: Orleans • Harwich Port:: find Irish music and local singer/ songwriters at this authentic pub

Curious about sharks? Visit for incredible resources!

Treat Yourself

Need a little R+R? A day of renewal in Orleans starts with yoga at Orleans Yoga + Pilates or a bespoke facial at Supple Apothecary. For lunch, treat yourself to a healthy lunch at Sunbird Kitchen (look for their food truck in Wellfleet) or the Rock Harbor Grill. Spend the afternoon enjoying local boutiques including Shift, If The Shoe Fits, Adorn and Weekend. Or, grab beach gear at Snow’s and picnic supplies at Main Street Wine and Gourmet to take with you to Nauset Beach - one of the most beautiful spots on Cape Cod.




Nickerson Art Gallery 618 Main Street, Chatham 508.945.0301

As 12th and 13th generation descendants of the founding family of Chatham, you can’t get more local than Gallery owners’ Ginny Nickerson and Shareen Davis. Nickerson Art Gallery offers traditional, contemporary and unique works of art and design by local artist and artisans.


225 Cranberry Highway (6A), Orleans 508.255.0205

NewFarm is a small, family-owned retail store specializing in providing high-quality supplies, knowledge, and inspiration to people interested in growing or producing some of their own food year-round. From supplies for backyard chickens to organic gardens and hydroponics to homebrew, you can find everything you will need at NewFarm.

FOOD PRODUCTS First Crush Winery

527 Main Street, Harwich 508.737.6867

The mission for Cape Cod’s First Crush Winery is simple: to produce exquisite wines that will turn the heads of the most discriminating, utilizing the finest fruit in the land while sparing no expense on equipment and technology. Tours-tastings by appointment with winemaker Dr. Frank Puzio.

The Local Scoop Cape Cod

34 Route 6A, Orleans 508.237.3191

Frozen Dessert Bar, open year round, supporting local food artisans and farmers. Featuring “Make Your Own Sundae,” over 60 toppings. Creator of Cape Cod Pop, a Local Delight in Every Bite. Organic, gluten free, sugar free and vegan options abound. Ice Cream, Frozen Yogurt, Crepes, Coffee and so much more.

PRODUCTS Cape Cod Beach Chair

1150 Queen Anne Road, Harwich 800.809.1750

The Ultimate Beach Chairs - the Ultimate Beach Store! Visit the CCBCC workshop & retail store to see our full line of premium quality custom beach chairs, plus apparel, sunglasses, paddleboards, ukeleles and everything awesome under the sun. Yankee Magazine 2014 “Best of New England.”


Great Cape Herbs

2624 Main Street, Brewster 508.896.5900

Great Cape Herbs is a local Herbal Apothecary and organic medicinal herb farm. They make their own medicines from organic and wildcrafted plants on the farm. Herbal medicine is sustainable, safe, effective, and affordable. Call, go to the website, or visit the farm.


211 Main Street, East Orleans 774.316.4245

ADORN is a new boutique located in the heart of East Orleans on the way to Nauset Beach. ADORN features a carefully curated selection of handcrafted jewelry, accessories, home goods and a rotating fine art gallery featuring local artists.

RESTAURANTS The Talkative Pig

2642 Main Street, South Chatham (508) 430-5211

The Talkative Pig Restaurant and Marketplace offers pizza, market sides, and seasonal entrees made by hand daily from simple, fresh ingredients sourced responsibly and locally when available. Wholesome, delicious, Mediterranean-style food from their family to yours. Dine in or order out; open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Hearth & Kettle

9 West Road, Orleans (see full listing on page 24)


647 Main Street, Chatham 508.348.1943

ADRIFT celebrates the specialty of small-batch production with an emphasis on emerging designers and artisans from Cape Cod and across the USA. Visit them Chatham or shop online at to discover fresh and modern eco-friendly products, handcrafted accessories, apparel, and goods with seaside attitude!

Cape Coddle

41 Main Street, Orleans 508.255.0797

Rediscover a great shopping tradition - buy American made products! At Cape Coddle everything sold is made by artists and craftspeople from the Cape and around the country. Products include home décor, fashion, children’s items, and unique gifts only available at Cape Coddle. Coddle an artist and you support American ingenuity.

Fisherman’s Daughter

402 Main Street, Chatham 508.292.5463

The boutique, one that’s quintessentially Cape Cod features owner Taylor Brown’s own clothing collection also titled Fisherman’s Daughter, as well as the work of over fifty other eco friendly and/ or locally made artists. Specializes in unique gifts, clothing, and accessories for women and children.

SERVICES Nauset Disposal

Blake & Co

47 Main Street, Orleans 508.255.2555

Where color and design meet to create inspired works! This beautiful store is filled with the best in home and personal accessories, creatively designed jewelry, and exquisite gifts. Featuring a large selection of “vegan” handbags and accessories, as well as locally sourced goods.

Cape House Shop

9 West Road, Orleans 508.240.0551

The Cape House Shop is a locally owned and operated complete gift store with a focus on supporting local businesses. They currently carry lines of jewelry, candles, soaps, candies, cards, and other items made on Cape Cod. Celebrating their 28th year in business.


82 Route 6A, Orleans 603.325.5328

Homegrowntrades -organic designs for peaceful minds. A curated mix of clothing, accessories, gifts & home decor that reflect a free spirited, adventurous, creative style for confident one of a kind women...while always keeping in mind the impact people have on the planet.

Organic Market

1218 Main Street, Chatham (see full listing on page 18)

Shift Eco Boutique

36 Main Street, Orleans (see full listing on page 24)

Orleans 508.255.1419

From residential and commercial trash service, to roll offs, portable toilets, cardboard and single stream recycling services, Nauset Disposal is here to handle all your disposal needs. Nauset Disposal is a Local company that has been built on the principals of “small town” service coupled with a strong modern emphasis for the future of Cape Cod.






OUTER CAPE The outermost reach of Cape Cod comprises Eastham, Wellfleet, Truro, and Provincetown. This narrow strip of the Cape might be best known for the stunning beaches and a casual and creative vibe; surfers and artists abound!


they came here before Plymouth!). For

Wellfleet Drive-in Wellfleet

the Mayflower Pilgrims in 1620 (yup,

dramatic views and a little exercise, climb the 252-foot monument.

2. Have an epic beach day

Hit Cahoon Hollow (Wellfleet) or Coast

Guard (Eastham) for surfing or lounging,


Museum celebrate the first landfall of

Pirate Ship Whydah Museum Provincetown

Pilgrim Monument and the Provincetown



1. Visit the Pilgrim Monument

C H I L D’ S

Family Square Dancing at Dusk Wellfleet Pier Arnold’s Mini-Golf Eastham

or Head of the Meadow in Truro. For

calmer bayside waters and one of the Cape’s favorite sunset spots, try First Encounter (Eastham). Mayo Beach (Wellfleet) or Herring Cove Beach (P’town) are great for kids.

3. Walk it off

For more fantastic view and a healthy

excursion, hike the Great Island Trail to

Jeremy Point. This 7-mile round trip trek is one of the best on Cape Cod.

4. Lighthouse exploration

Grab some snacks at Salty Market in Truro, Sam’s Deli in Eastham, or 141

Market in Provincetown, and see the lights. Highland Light in Truro is the

Cape’s oldest; Three Sisters in Eastham has a story to tell; and the Race Point Lighthouse marks the

furthest point on the Cape

(stop by the Province Lands Visitor Center).

TASTE Karoo • Eastham {outstanding South African fare with veg-friendly options} The Local Break • Eastham {a year-round staple serving creative New American} Ceraldi • Wellfleet {chef-driven waterfront dining - a locavore’s dream} Blackfish • Truro {excellent seafood/New American, innovative specials + a cozy bar scene} Mac’s Shack • Wellfleet {outstanding raw bar and sushi fresh from local waters} Terra Luna • North Truro {rustic Mediterranean in an artistic space}


OUTER CAPE 1. Take an artist’s view


Spend an afternoon enjoying the well-curated exhibits at the Provincetown Art Association and Museum and the many nearby galleries.

2. Art, shopping + sipping in Wellfleet

Stroll through the village, checking out beachy boutique Salt, the Jewelry Studio of Wellfleet, Nicholas Harrison Gallery and The Frying Pan Gallery. Follow with a refined but relaxed meal at Winslow’s Tavern, or a drink at The Pearl, or local favorite dive the Bomb Shelter.

3. Go on a local food {and drink} tour

Start with local caffeination at Beanstock Coffee’s roaster (Eastham) and then a stop at PB Boulangerie (Wellfleet) for a snack before heading to Truro Vineyards. Sample wine and rum balanced with bites from Blackfish Restaurant’s Crushpad food truck. Pick up spices, herbs and oils down the road at the Atlantic Spice Company. Reward yourself with a treat and tour at Chequessett Chocolate (North Truro) or Lewis Brothers Homemade Ice Cream (Provincetown).

LISTEN Preservation Hall :: Wellfleet :: monthly Feed Your Love Open Mic + special performances year-round Bubala’s :: Provincetown :: a wide range of local music all summer long, paired with delicious dishes Payomet Performing Arts Center :: Truro :: this magical open air tent has hosted Rosanne Cash + the Carolina Chocolate Drops The Beachcomber :: Wellfleet :: a favorite summer beach bar perched atop Cahoon Hollow Beach features artists like Martin Sexton and Sarah Swain and the Oh Boys!

• • • local lowdown • • • be sure to call ahead in the off-season!

P’’town Playdate

One of our favorite day trips is to Provincetown for snacks, cocktails, Commercial Street strolling and sunset views, anytime of year. Start with a pint and lunch at The Squealing Pig or, if the sun is shining get your craft beer and artisan cocktail fix at the Nor’East Beer Garden (seasonal). Stop by Sage for small plates and cocktails before dinner at The Red Inn or The Mews. On crisp fall days, escape to Jimmy’s Hideaway and grab a seat by the fire if you can. Our dive bar choice: Old Colony Tap.




Jobi Pottery

Cape Associates

3 Depot Road, Truro 508.349.2303

Jobi™ Pottery is an original Truro cottage industry that began in 1953. Each collectible piece is handmade and painted free hand, then glazed in their Truro studio. Jobi Pottery is available from their online store and can be found in many stores up and down Cape Cod.

345 Massasoit Road, Eastham 508.255.1770

Cape Associates is a full-service custom homebuilder offering custom home building, home renovations, maintenance, property management and painting services. Since 1971, Cape Associates has served Cape Cod, Plymouth and the Islands as one of region’s largest custom builders.

FOOD PRODUCTS Truro Vineyards of Cape Cod

Chequessett Chocolate

11 Shore Road (Route 6A), North Truro 508.487.6200

8 Highland Road, North Truro 774.538.6249

They carefully handcraft their chocolate in small batches from fine-flavor, sustainably grown cacao beans at their workshop in North Truro. Blending high quality cacao with the purest ingredients available, they create chocolate that is both exceptional in taste and wholesomely decadent. Come check out the café and factory, open year round.

Truro Vineyards is a vineyard, winery and distillery open daily for tastings and tours. Hang out on the lawn with a glass of wine or a cocktail, feast from the Blackfish food truck open daily for lunch and shop in their eclectic gift shop with handmade and local products.


4550 State Highway, Eastham 774.316.4550

ARTichoke Apparel, owned by sisters Kate and Lizzy Escher, is a silkscreen studio and boutique. ARTichoke Apparel is known for their soft fabric choices and their unique designs. The studio boutique is located in Eastham and features a range of products from independent designers and host’s fun monthly art shows.

Frying Pan Gallery

250 Commercial Street, Wellfleet 508.367.5964

Situated on Wellfleet Harbor in one of the last remaining authentic oyster shacks on Cape Cod, the Frying Pan Gallery was created by steel sculptor Steve Swain. The gallery features the work of mostly local artists and jewelers including Nadine Robbins, Luke Simpson, Ethan Manach, Karen Capotto, Ali Urella, Mary Jo McConnell, Mimi McPartlan and Mercy Reed.


Coastline Tattoo

290A Commercial Street, Provincetown 508.487.2012 Coastline Tattoo is dedicated to creating quality, one-of-a-kind tattoos and artwork in a clean, friendly, creative studio environment. They have over 20 years’ experience, and are open year round. They also carry original artwork, t-shirts and apparel designed and printed by their talented artists.

Jewelry Studio of Wellfleet

15B Bank Street, Wellfleet 508.349.2284

Located in Wellfleet’s historic town center, the Jewelry Studio of Wellfleet is a working studio where jewelry is handcrafted by owner Jesse Mia Horowitz. Popular designs inspired by the sea include her signature wave bracelets and shell jewelry, molded and cast from Cape Cod shells, as well as hand forged bangles and rings.


ONLINE Many of Cape Cod’s artists and makers don’t have brick-and-mortar locations of their own. You can find them online and/or in retail locations from Falmouth to Provincetown. Check out their websites for more information about how and where to support them… and follow them on social media as well! ART Bay Scallop Pottery

Contemporary beach inspired functional pottery locally crafted using the potter’s wheel and traditional hand building techniques. Also creates beach theme hand sculpted cake toppers for weddings, anniversaries and special occasion.


Original photo and mixed media art, artistic décor, gifts, cards, and more. Inspired by nature and a deep desire to reflect and encourage life well lived. Items for young and old, silly and serious, and fitting almost any budget. Visit online, to shop or to find local retailers.

Paul Blackmore Photography 508.292.8028

Timeless Wedding, Engagement and Family Photos

Starr Struck Studio:

Paintings, Illustration, Consulting, + Design by Mary Catherine Starr

Mary Catherine Starr is local artist who specializes in logo design and beach, still life, + yoga-inspired paintings. She is always taking commissions and loves working with clients to create personalized works of art. She also provides the following services for small businesses and solopreneurs: consulting, design, marketing, + branding.


Emily Stephens Designs

Inspired by her love of personalization, Emily Stephens creates unique typography wall art perfect for every home. Using solid pine with original characteristics, each piece is hand painted and distressed resulting in a one of a kind piece. Customer favorites include engagement signs, anniversary keepsakes, family name signs, directional signs, and holiday themes.

Lissie Hoffert Stained Glass 701.650.9057

Lissie Hoffert is a stained glass artist who designs unique, custom, one-of-a kind art. Her stained glass pieces incorporate non-traditional and found materials as well as plating and layering techniques that create texture and depth. She specializes in custom 2-D, 3-D, and wearable art that is a true departure from traditional stained glass.

Reclaimed Inspiration

Reclaimed Inspiration is a beautiful collection of reclaimed wood pallets by Brent Stephens drawing inspiration from coastal living. Each piece is created from recycled wood to create a unique, rustic piece perfect for your home or office. Inspired by the beauty of the Atlantic Ocean, Brent handcrafts each piece in his small wood shop on Cape Cod.

Tessa D’Agostino & The Spiral Stone of Cape Cod 508.737.4825

Custom Garden Sculptures, Arbors, Garden Gates, Primitive Shelters, Rustic Lighting & Vine Work for Indoors/Outdoors - Electric or Solar, Beach Stone Mosaics, Indoor Driftwood Wall Sculptures –Mermaids, Anchors, Sea Turtles,Abstracts & More, Nature Inspired Jewelry, Art Classes, Workshops & Lectures.

ONLINE FARM • GARDEN CENTER Edible Landscapes 774.994.0333

Edible Landscapes of Cape Cod delivers high quality organic gardening services including consultation, design, installation and maintenance. Join the local food movement and grow your own! Please visit their website for more information on their plant nursery, educational offerings and more. “Have your yard and eat it too!”

FOOD PRODUCTS Englewood Baking Company 508.653.5309

Englewood Baking Company, a residential bakery in West Yarmouth is owned and operated by Betc McNamara, a baker trained at Cambridge School of Culinary Arts. They’re popular at local farm markets for their fresh-baked artisan-quality croissants, butterscotch biscuits, chocolate cake and garlic focaccia. Want it now? Call or order online.

Robin’s Toffee Robin’s Toffee by the Sea offers “Deliciously Addictive” homemade toffee in various flavors and is sold locally on Cape Cod and beyond. It also makes a great event “favor” and custom orders are welcome!

Wicked Good Kettle Corn 508.245.7671

Wicked Good Kettle Corn is available at Cape Cod Beer in Hyannis and Windfall Market in Falmouth year round. Popping live all summer long at The Farmers Markets in Osterville, Sandwich, and Chatham.

FOOD PRODUCTS Something Sweet Gourmet cupcakes delivered! They bake everything to order, so you can enjoy cupcakes that are always fresh and delicious. Order your cupcakes online, or get them fresh from “Sweety” - their Vintage Pink 1971 VW Cupcake Bus. Perfect for special occasions, weddings and birthdays. Because you deserve Something Sweet.


Aum Malas are hand-knotted malas and bracelets made by Jessica Riley-Norton. Each piece is made with love, using energetic gemstones, sacred beads, and vibrant colors to raise your vibration. Aum Malas can be worn for their energetic properties, for adornment, and are an ideal tool for your meditation practice.

The Beaded Wire 508.237.0638

The Beaded Wire is a versatile handmade jewelry company created by Cape Cod native Jessica Gomes. Their goal is to provide amazing styles for every occasion and age with their four distinct jewelry collections, Mirabolante, Salty Girl Jewels, JG and of course The Beaded Wire.

Cape Cod Gypsea

Kaya-Alexandria Worthington’s love of the Ocean and its treasures began with her seafaring relatives generations before. She is the owner and designer of Cape Cod Gypsea - a self-taught silversmith. She preserves beauty and history through jewelry design, and focuses on historical sea glass as a favorite medium.


ONLINE JEWELRY cloudEarrings

cloudEarrings are contemporary earrings. Round, graphic, fun, and light to wear. Each pair is handmade on Cape Cod by a graphic designer. The designs are hand drawn or printed on translucent plastic that has a visual texture of handmade rice paper. Available at: Weekend, East Orleans; Fisherman’s Daughter, Chatham; The Little Beach Gallery, Hyannis; Nicholas Harrison Gallery, Wellfleet.

Fishgirl Designs

Fishgirl Designs is a sterling silver jewelry collection, created with the casual, classic and VERY stylish Cape Cod girl in mind. Their pieces can be worn on a daily basis, whether it’s a day at the beach or dinner by the sea. Their collections are for girls who LOVE sand in their shoes, salty air and lots of sparkle!

Meryl Lefkovich Design 413.214.2196

Coastal Charms Jewelry 508.540.8311

Beautiful sea glass and sterling silver keepsake jewelry using genuine surf tumbled sea glass. Every piece of sea glass is enhanced with pearls, gemstones, or beads to accent its inherent beauty. Sea glass is truly one of nature’s vanishing treasures and wearing your jewelry can help you stay connected to nature!

Gillian Hurrie Designs

Gillian Hurrie Designs is a Cape Cod based company that offers lovingly hand-crafted jewelry, carefully designed to enhance healing energies from the stones used. They incorporate semiprecious gemstones, Swarovski Crystal, and freshwater pearls with sterling silver beads and chains of various metals. Their goal is to make you feel unique, empowered and beautiful.

Metal and Beads

Meryl’s art expresses her reinterpretation of nature’s beauty, through the alteration and transformation of metal and gemstones, into an item of wearable adornment. Unique and organic, Meryl’s fresh and whimsical designs are hand-crafted using traditional metal-smithing techniques, lovingly created from her studio on Cape Cod. Custom orders are welcome.

Kim Rumberger, jewelry artist and instructor, creates one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces from a wide variety of materials. Many of the clasps, charms and pendants are made from precious metal clay, and fired to become 99.99% pure silver. Kim’s designs are inspired by the natural beauty of Cape Cod.

Molly Avellar Jewlery

Swirls Jewelry by Elisa Sullivan

Unique handcrafted jewelry inspired by Cape Cod’s natural beauty and the nautical world. Stop by the new Molly Avellar Jewelry studio at ADORN in East Orleans!

Inspired by her love of reading, her fondness of the sea, and the world as seen by her son, Cape Cod jewelry artist Elisa Sullivan shapes sterling silver to create jewelry that stands apart. Her necklaces, earrings, and bracelets often feature special quotes, hand-stamped in silver to create little works of art with special meaning to those who wear it.


ONLINE JEWELRY Old Nouveau Antique Button Jewelry 508.725.7450

Exquisite buttons from the 1800s,100 year old postcards mounted in old typewriter keys, elegant men’s cufflinks from the turn of the century, watch parts, shadowboxes and spiritually inspired pieces to create beautiful jewelry. Visit them at the Falmouth Arts Alive festival and Falmouth Street Fair, and check out the website for a more comprehensive listing of shows.

Tiffany Jazelle

Tiffany Jazelle Fashion with Meaning bracelets are handcrafted in Yarmouth on Cape Cod. Each piece of her work is designed and assembled by Tiffany beginning with the selection of imported precious stones, matching them with an array of charms to create a beautiful, stylish and meaningful bracelet.

PRODUCTS Anya’s Herbals

Organic skincare, bath/body delights, handmade soaps with a core elixir of 8 hand-pressed local botanicals. Anya is an herbalist with 20 years of experience focusing on natural skin therapies. Organic, fair-trade, minimally preserved, infused with vitality. A fast growing favorite of local and summer residents alike.

Beachy Moms Natural Products 774.207.0775

Beachy Moms products are made from 100% organic oils and all natural sugars, salts and herbs. They specialize in sugar scrubs for your face, body and feet. Beachy Moms scrubs are loaded with ingredients that are recommended for healthy skin care. Their essential oils are good for the skin and smell amazing!

Cabo Cado

After designing totes and koozies to share with his wedding guests, Vinnie Arnone created Cabo Cado, born out of the desire to make something in homage to his beloved Cape and Islands to share with the world – something sincere and made in the USA.

Artichoke & Moss 860.966.6368

Artichoke & Moss is a small local plant and flower studio that specializes in tillandsia (air plant) terrariums, succulent gardens and organically grown cut-flowers with an emphasis on edible perennials. Available for design and small potted projects.

Brohaun 508.364.5797

Brohaun is a lifestyle brand that celebrates summers on Cape Cod. The locally made beach chairs make it easier to “Live Simply” on the beach, with a variety of board shorts, tanks & t-shirts to look the part. Most products made on Cape Cod, and all within the US.

Cape and Vineyard Co 617.594.2357

Cape and Vineyard Co. is an apparel and accessories online store. You can fi¬nd their products in many exclusive retail stores on the Cape. They offer something original, with outstanding quality that is colorful and unique with bold and vibrant designs. With your purchase you are helping them to support conservation organizations in the region.



Founded in winter 2015 by Cape Cod native Stephen Childs, Cape Beard Brand started out perfecting formulas for “beard oils” to save men from unruly, wiry, beards, and dry, itchy, skin. Word got around quickly as to what these all natural oils actually do, and the brand was born.

Cape Cloth 508.737.3720

The new shape of the Cape! Cape Cloth designs clothing that represents Cape Cod and its activities while helping locals live better. For every cloth product purchased, $1 is donated to Cape Abilities, an organization that empowers disabled people live meaningful and active lives, in their own towns, across Cape Cod.

Cape Cod Cranberry Harvest

Cape Cod Cranberry Harvest makes their products from local ingredients in small batches. They produce twenty six all natural jelly products with no additives or preservatives. Their products are gluten free and made with real fruit and sugar by two women who create the product from start to finish.

The Nauset Stitch Company 508-317-4345

Handcrafted beach bags, totes, cosmetic bags, farmers market bags, wine caddies, sunglass cases, pillows and more. Many items are screen printed or stenciled with town names, beach names and nautical images, all reflecting a love of Cape Cod. Custom orders are welcome. All items are hand sewn in Brewster.


Cape Clasp

Cape Clasp is a brand dedicated to giving back to local non-profits, and inspiring others to experience the wonders and mysteries of Cape Cod. Their rope bracelets and accessories are hand tied using local materials and 15% of profits are donated to non-profits on Cape Cod.

Cape Cod Cornhole 508.367.2279

Cape Cod Cornhole specializes in creating custom designed cornhole boards for businesses, weddings, special events, etc. Their handmade sets are light in weight and of superior quality. Don’t need custom? Visit their website to view their Cape Cod designs!

Cape Cod Soy Candle

Locally made on Cape Cod since 2008, Cape Cod Soy Candles are clean burning vegetable based candles using only the finest botanically inspired fragrances + essential oil blends. They only use hemp wicks for a cleaner, longer burn time and the jars may be repurposed!

The Optimist Co. 774.238.7353

The Optimist Co. is shaking up the cleaning aisle! No more harsh chemicals, preservatives and hidden fragrances. From all-purpose cleaner to laundry suds, The Optimist Co. uses trusted, easyto-recognize, non-toxic ingredients that work … and their products are made right here on Cape Cod! Order online or ask for them at your favorite local market.

ONLINE PRODUCTS Partner Projects

Red Door Farms

Partner Projects is the art studio of Tim Ellis Cole. PPTP offers a line of prints, apparel & accessories as well as commissions, illustration & design. The partnership is defined by a perpetual inspiration of environmental stimuli, creating a dynamic aesthetic thanks to the beauty that surrounds.

A family recipe created in 1955, Red Door Farms® Hamburger Seasoning™ is the best thing to happen to burgers since the invention of fire. It adds delicious depth to popcorn, salmon, chicken, chip dip – Bloody Marys too! Find them online, at farmer’s markets, and in the Cape’s finest grocers!

RETAIL Cape Cod Daily Deal 508.945.6443

Mermaids on Cape Cod 508.369.1401

Cape Cod Daily Deal has been diligently promoting LOCAL business since August of 2011. It’s their aim to provide incredible results for merchants of all types, through creativity in marketing. They harness radio and print as conventional marketing channels, but go far beyond to maximize social media exposure and viral distribution of merchant brands.

Mermaids on Cape Cod is a mobile boutique filled with MerMADE on Cape Cod gifts, jewelry, soaps, and Official Mermaid Gear (#O.M.G.). Carrying a full line of clothing, handcrafts, and Cape nautical gifts, their traveling boutique will come to you. To see their full line of fun follow #MermaidsOnCapeCod #ShopCapeCod



Fiddlestix Food Trolley

Fiddlestix is Cape Cod’s loveable food trolley, serving up gourmet food on the go. Check out their website or Facebook page for photos and updates on where to find the trolley today. Also available to cater private functions, weddings, or festivals. Ask about their famous “boards,” with a wide array possible for any party or event.

“Buying from local businesses gives you an opportunity to vote on what you think is important to your community and to help create the kind of community you’d like to live in.” Kathy Edmonston artist + co-owner of Gallery Artrio


901 Main St, Osterville 508.444.2848

You work hard. Your website should too. It should beautiful, easy to use, and as unique as you are. That’s where they can help. Dative builds effective, custom websites that help smart organizations like yours succeed online. They’re design and development experts. They’d love to help you.

Coastal Marketing Solutions 877.494.8959

Coastal Marketing is all about helping local businesses and not for profits make better marketing choices and getting the most from their limited marketing dollars. They can coach you through the process or manage your marketing for you, whatever works best for you and your business.






The perfect opportunity to eat, drink, shop + listen local! We have brought the LoveLiveLocal philosophy to life with seasonal LoveLocal Fests – curated day-long marketplaces featuring the best of the Cape’s food, music, artists, makers and fun. These free, family-friendly events are not to be missed, if we do say so ourselves! The LoveLocal Fest summer series takes place on the last Sundays of July, August and September at Aselton Park in Hyannis Harbor. Bring your family, your friends, your dog and make a day of it! Cape Cod favorites such as Fiddlestix Gourmet Food Trolley, Lewis Brothers homemade ice cream, The Local Scoop, Farm Fare Market, The Local Juice, and the Something Sweet cupcake bus serve up their delectable treats, and there is an array of produce to be found from local farmers. With about 75 participating vendors chosen for the variety and quality of their work, there is something for everyone. Shop local for jewelry, clothing and gifts available from the ARTichoke mobile apparel bus, Cabo Cado, Cape Cod Soy Candle, The Little Beach Gallery, Cape Cloth, Shift Eco Boutique, Tiffany Jazelle, Cape Clasp, and The Optimist Co. just to name a few. Grab a blanket and relax on the lawn in front of the LoveLISTENLocal stage, where the music Summer plays all day, featuring local artists such 2015 dates: as Alicia Mathewson, Catie Flynn, Jordan 7.26 • 8.30 • 9.27 Renzi, Molly Parmenter, Bruce MacLean, Aselton Park Hyannis Palmer Egan, 6 East, JO & CO., Kathleen 11am - dark Healy, Sarah Swain and The Oh Boys! and more. Take advantage of a photo op against one of our fun backdrops, or get involved in some lawn games. From cornhole competitions to a kids’ zone for little ones presented by Cape Cod Child Development or just tossing a football, there’s plenty to do… and lots of green grass on which you can just close your eyes, feel the sun and take in the salty air. explore the harbor Besides being the largest recreational boating and second largest commercial fishing port on Cape Cod, Hyannis Harbor is home to history, culture and activities. Stroll down from the fest to visit the HyArts Cultural District’s seven colorful art shanties that line the Ocean Street docks. Grab a lobster roll, some chowder or a cocktail at The Black Cat, Spanky’s or Baxter’s. holiday edition In the off-season, warm up at our holiday marketplace. We bring the fun indoors (last year’s was at Cape Cod Beer’s Hyannis brewery!) so you can shop local, have fun, and raise money for a local non-profit organization. Check in November for details.




CapeMade Field Guide 2015  

Your handbook to Cape Cod's locally made, grown & crafted.

CapeMade Field Guide 2015  

Your handbook to Cape Cod's locally made, grown & crafted.