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11 Places to Shop Local in Moscow, Idaho

Ready to score some one-of-a-kind finds? Located on the eastern edge of the scenic Palouse region of north central Idaho, Moscow’s charming hometown vibes bring a plethora of opportunities to shop local. Discover a variety of Idaho small businesses, like vintage boutiques, outdoor retailers, antique shops and a vibrant Moscow, Idaho, farmers market.

1. Moscow Farmers Market

A Moscow tradition since 1976, the Moscow Farmers Market celebrates local farmers, artisans and musicians every Saturday morning from May through October. Grab a freshly brewed coffee, then stroll along downtown Moscow’s Main Street and peruse fresh produce, farm-raised meats, hot-off-the-press baked goods, fragrant flowers and artisan-made crafts.

2. NRS Flagship Store

Moscow is home to the NRS Flagship Store, which specializes in all-water adventure gear. The NRS name has stood for rugged, reliable equipment built to the standards of outdoor enthusiasts.

3. Tie Dye Everything

Channel your inner Janis Joplin and pop into Tie Dye Everything, a shop specializing in—you guessed it!—tie dye. With more than 150 individually tie-dyed items, you’re sure to add some color to your wardrobe. Owner and tie-dye maven Arlene Falcon was even featured in British Vogue’s Fall 2018 issue for her kaleidoscopic work.

4. Moscow Food Co-op

Surrounded by the lush rolling hills of the Palouse, Moscow has no shortage of local parks to sit back and enjoy a picnic. To gather your spread, hit up the Moscow Food Co-op, a cooperatively owned grocery store that sells regional cheeses, local meats, from-scratch baked goods and locally grown produce. If you want something pre-made, visit the deli counter for an assortment of soups, salads, wraps and sandwiches.

5. BookPeople of Moscow

There’s nothing more satisfying than selecting your next read from a local and independently owned bookstore. BookPeople of Moscow has been an Idaho small business since 1973 and is open seven days a week (no Sunday Scaries here!). The shop features a variety of books for all ages and organizes author events and readings, too. If you want to grab more than just a book, BookPeople is also a great place to shop local with its selection of candles, journals, puzzles, calendars, greeting cards and certified bean-to-bar chocolate.

6. Hyperspud Sports

Specializing in gear for backpacking, camping, hiking, rock climbing, trail running and backcountry and cross-country skiing, Hyperspud Sports has been outfitting Idaho since 1989 and will help you get on your feet, whether you’re a novice or a pro.

7. Revolver Vintage Boutique & Record Store

Adorned with neon lights and a funky vibe, Revolver Vintage Boutique & Record Store boasts a curated selection of vintage clothing and vinyl. What began as owners Quintin and  Courtney selling their retro collections at flea markets in Seattle soon blossomed into what Revolver is today—a Moscow, Idaho, shopping mecca to sell and buy nostalgic pieces from the past.

8. Hello Everything

Selling vintage and antique furniture, home decor and plants, Hello Everything is an Idaho small business selling—well, everything! New to Moscow, Hello Everything is conveniently located along Main Street and offers a superb chance to browse and find one-of-a-kind treasures.

9. The Storm Cellar

Nestled along Main Street is The Storm Cellar, a secondhand shop featuring a wide variety of name-brand and vintage clothing, shoes and accessories. With a constant influx of clothing, Storm Cellar offers an opportunity to shop local and support sustainable fashion.

10. Intrigue

Searching for everything you never knew you needed? Intrigue is your go-to Idaho small business! Drawing inspiration from owners Carrie and Jerry Lee’s travels, this local boutique has everything from Pendleton blankets and wool mittens to handbags, jewelry and artisan-made goods like soaps and candles.

11. Essential Art Gallery

Donning a vibrant green exterior, you can’t miss Essential Art Gallery along Main Street. Maintaining a “playfully elegant” theme, the gallery sources artwork and fine crafts from more than 100 American and Canadian artists.

Children play in a fountain in downtown Moscow, Idaho

Ready to fill your tote with more treasures? Discover more places to shop local during your next trip to Moscow.