Without local shops, shoppers would buy gifts exclusively from in-flight catalogs, forcing fathers to sneak into airplane wheel wells on Black Friday to order spy camera blenders for their children. Enjoy earthbound browsing with today's Groupon: for $10, you get $20 worth of locally made household basics, hip gifts, and more at Local Goods on East Burnside.
Local Goods amalgamates the finest wares of the Pacific Northwest into a sustainability-conscious retail paradise. Peruse the aisles of this general store for Mother Earth–approved essentials and gifts, including toiletries, food, and clothing from local brands such as Oregon Soap Company, Green Chic Bag Company, and Biokleen.
Gift aspiring Hemingways with Ex Libris Anonymous spiral-bound book journals, which fuse recycled covers from vintage books onto blank stationery, doubling the value of all word deposits ($14). Shirts in graphic patterns and bright colors are resurrected as fashionable Tease Recyclewear skirts ($42), and men's frazzled facial hair can finally get the therapy it seeks with Man’s Face Stuff, a moustache wax available in an assortment of scents ($9). Local Goods also features rotating displays from local artists every two months.
KOIN 6 featured Local Goods in its Keep It Local segment. The Oregonian and Green Living Journal profiled the store for its selection of sustainable goods. Four Yelpers give Local Goods an average of 4.5 stars.
2136 E Burnside
Portland, Oregon 97214Get Directions