Makers on the Minnesota

Downtown Granite Falls is home to a Maker’s District with a variety of artisans, shops and restaurants on Prentice St. Click the links for more details.

Stella and Poppy Making handmade products from the ground up using pure, natural and as many organic ingredients as possible; our candles are hand poured using 100% U.S. grown soy wax, cotton core wicks, essential & some fine fragrance oils, with apothecary-inspired packaging.

A Taste in Time Making opportunities for young families. Opening in 2020 – a 1950’s old fashioned ice cream parlor, soda fountain and sandwich shop supporting the mission of El Nido Birth and Family Ministries.

Bluenose Gopher Public House Cooperative Making a space where community, creativity, and history collide with quality beverages and food as a cooperative organization. Serving Minnesota craft beer and wine. Space for local art, live music and open mic nights.

Granite Falls Woodworks Making custom wood products including solid wood countertops and bar tops as well as anything made of wood. We also offer laser engraving to make your products unique to you. 

Pop’s Printing Making personalized gifts and custom apparel , graphic design and printing services

Heather’s Book Nook and Sew Much More Making quilts with a the long arm quilter and other crafts. Selling fabric, quilting supplies and used books.

Farmer’s Market – Making fresh vegetables available on Wednesdays from 9-3 during the summer and fall. Located next to the Minnesota River. No charge for vendors.

Kiwanis Popcorn Stand Making freshly popped buttered popcorn served with 1919 Root beer every evening from May 1- September 30. All proceeds go back to the community.

The Falls Boutique – Locally owned boutique featuring artisan soaps, lotions, food items and clothing.

The Yes House Making a radically welcoming community gathering space that houses the non-profit arts organization, Department of Public Transformation, and the Granite Falls City Artist in Residence program, and includes a co-working space, art gallery, performance venue, recording studio, yoga studio, media lab and rock climbing facility. 

Jimmy’s Pizza Making fresh pizza and a variety of appetizers, pasta dinners, salads and pizzas.

Korthuis Jewelry and Gifts Making new jewelry out of your old pieces. New and vintage jewelry are sold in the oldest business in downtown Granite Falls. Korthuis can also restore your old jewelry and repair your watch.

Falls Cafe and Canoe – Making breakfast, lunch and dinner with a flair using local ingredients. Opening in 2020 – canoe and kayak rentals and bait.

Granite Area Arts Council Making art and hosting any creative events. Gallery space and gift shop stocked with artwork created locally. The Granite Area Arts Council owns and manages this space staffed by volunteers. Art classes are listed on their Facebook page.

Carl’s Bakery Making donuts, cookies, muffins, breads, lunch specials, sheet cakes & wedding cakes. We also now offer eggs, chicken, turkey, and pork raised locally on the Streblow Family Farm.