MCE, Your Buy Local Guides!

The MCE members past and present have got you covered with some wonderful gift ideas, from delicious foods and beverages to high end clothing & accessories, to fun gadgets, DIY and recreation items.  Check out the variety of options below for all of your local shopping needs.    



Back40Camping kits for vacations made easyhttps://back40adventures.com/Portland
ChimaniMobile app to guide your national park adventureshttps://www.chimani.com/Portland
Experience MaineA full-service Maine travel concierge and event planning companyhttps://experiencemaine.com/Cumberland
Farmington Underground LLCCreative events, games, and experiences with an emphasis on community building https://farmingtonunderground.comFarmington
Good To-GoDelicious dehydrated clean ingredient camping meals and backpacking foodhttps://goodto-go.com/Kennebunk
Maine Foodie ToursCulinary walking tours and history tourshttps://www.mainefoodietours.com/Portland
New England Karting ChallengeSafe and fun wheel-to-wheel kart racinghttps://www.facebook.com/newenglandkartingchallenge/Vassalboro
Northern VerticalIntegrative health climbing programhttps://www.northernvertical.com/Belfast
Quinn’s Tree FarmBrightening homes with Christmas trees, wreaths and other farm goodieshttps://www.quinnstreefarm.com/Cornville
She Summits Co.Empowers girls and women to adventure outdoors through summer camps and adventure travel tripshttps://www.shesummitsco.com/Maine
Summer Feet CyclingGuided bike tours across Maine, Canada, and Europehttps://summerfeet.net/Portland
The Maine Brew BusTasting Tours of local breweries & winerieshttps://themainebrewbus.com/Portland
Victory ChimesMaine sailing adventureshttps://www.victorychimes.com/Rockland

Arts & Reading

ArtascopeArt classeshttp://bec.artascope.com/Yarmouth
Green & Healthy Maine HOMESGreen & Healthy Maine magazine subscriptionhttps://greenmainehomes.com/subscribeWestbrook
Kelly McClymer BooksBooks with an immerseve storyverse from romance to funhttps://kellymcclymerbooks.com/Bangor
Midcoast Music AcademyA community music school, music instruction & campshttp://www.midcoastmusicacademy.com/Rockland
Queen City ArtsSchool/ Music Lessons/ Art workshopshttps://www.facebook.com/wearequeencityarts/Bangor
The Love CardCards to pass on to others to show you care:  a pay-it-forward project circling the globehttps://www.thelovecard.org/Penobscot

Beauty, Health & Wellness


Dulse & RugosaSeaweed based skin care & bath productshttps://www.dulseandrugosa.com/Gotts Island
Green with Envy SalonSalon for Hair, Skin & Body Carehttps://greenenvysalon.com/5 Locations
Planet BotanicalsNature based seaweed skincare productshttps://www.planetbotanicals.com/Westbrook
SeaME LLCLuxury locally sourced skin care productshttps://www.seame.online/Orono
Spa VoyageHawaiian immersion spa offering, hair & massage serviceshttps://spa.voyage/Kennebunk


The Armaid CompanyTherapy device helping to prevent & treat Tennis Elbow, Golfers Elbow, Tendinitis & DeQuervain’s syndromehttps://www.armaid.com/Blue Hill
Unbreakable Health and FitnessFitness and nutrition counselinghttps://unbreakablehealthandfitness.com/Lisbon
UpbedWearable device that prevents falls and injury https://www.upbed.io/Portland


Avena BotanicalsSeed to bottle fresh, organic & biodynamic herbal extracts, teas and skincare products www.avenabotanicals.comRockport
Dental LaceA refillable, plastic free, compostable dental floss and 100% zero waste product.https://www.dentallace.com/Portland
Healing HarborsCBD based skincare & health supplements for people & petshttps://healingharbors.com/Brunswick
Herbal Revolution Farm & ApothecaryOrganic herbal wellness products including teas, tonics, elixirs & body productshttps://www.herbalrev.com/Union
Little Red SaunaA mobile wood-fired sauna rental experience & communityhttps://littleredsauna.com/Portland
Radiant Beginnings YogaYoga and Mindfulness for youthhttps://radiantbeginningsyoga.com/Portland
Wilcox Wellness & FitnessIndividual & group personal training via LIVEStream Training & in personhttps://www.wilcoxwellnessfitness.com/Bangor/Brunswick

Clothing & Accessories

Co·amplifyProducts designed for kids with cochlear implants https://www.coamplify.com/Portland
FlowfoldMinimalist wallets, backpacks, totes and other products https://www.flowfold.com/Gorham
JUDGED GearSnowmobile helmets, goggles, gloves and outerwearhttps://www.judgedgear.com/Bowdoinham
Maine ShellwareHandmade jewelry and homegoods made with reclaimed shellshttps://maineshellware.com/Bangor
Pyxie Soft shell ski / snow pant with attached skirthttps://www.pyxie.co/Windham
Rogue Life MaineOutdoor Apparel and bags made in the USA, supporting Maine’s Lobstermenhttps://www.roguelifemaine.com/Lewiston
Rugged SeasMaine Made,recycled fishing bibs into totes, clutches, backpacks and a variety of wearableshttps://www.ruggedseas.com/Portland


Cap N StemFruit at Home specialty mushroom blockswww.capnstem.comGardiner
Fyood KitchenMystery food baskets to your door, contact-free, for creative fun or online cooking competitionshttps://www.fyoodkitchen.com/Portland
Grounded LocalEducaton to grow your own healthy food & get the most out of your gardenhttps://www.groundedlocal.com/Camden 
North SporeGrow your own specialty Mushroom Kits & other mushroom inspired productswww.northspore.comWestbrook
Willow Moon VenturesLocal nursery offering plants, flowers & workshopshttps://www.willowmoonventures.com/Morrill

Home Goods & Services

LooHoo Wool dryer balls – a reusable, energy-saving alternative to dryer sheets https://www.loo-hoo.com/Camden
Maine CasualMaine made beach & deck chairswww.mainecasual.comSouth Portland
Sandra B. Dressage & DesignsEquestrian costuming, magazine and arthttp://beginthedance.com/Dover Foxcroft
The CubbyOnline marketplace for art made by college studentshttps://thecubby.com/Portland
TreeFreeHeatSustainable fire startershttps://www.treefreeheat.com/Waterville
Garbage to GardenCurbside compostinghttps://www.garbagetogarden.org/Portland
Green Clean MaineEnvironmentally friendly cleaning serviceshttps://www.greencleanmaine.com/Portland 

Food and Beverages for Gifting or Your Table


Ass over TeakettleSpecialty bloody mary mixers and hot sauceshttps://www.assoverteakettle.net/Cornville
Baxter BrewingCraft Beer – The spirit of Maine in a canwww.baxterbrewing.comLewiston
Bigelow BrewingMaine Craft Beer made with local ingredientswww.bigelowbrewing.comSkowhegan
Blue Barren DistillerySmall batch distillery of Gin, Rum and Eau de Viewww.bluebarrendistillery.comCamden
Blue Lobster Urban Winery Thoughtfully crafted canned wineshttps://www.bluelobsterwines.com/Portland
Coffee Hound Coffee CompanyFresh small batch premium coffeehttps://www.coffeehoundcoffeeco.com/Brewer
Eighteen Twenty WinesSophisticated rhubarb wines from Maine-grown rhubarbhttps://www.eighteentwentywines.com/Portland
Foulmouthed BrewingUnique rotating variety of Craft Beerwww.foulmouthedbrewing.comSouth Portland
Green Bee SodaRefreshing hand-crafted soda made with honey and all real ingredients http://www.drinkgreenbee.com/Brunswick
Lincoln & Main Handcrafted, locally sourced Vermouthwww.lincolnandmain.netSouth Portland
Maine Craft DistillingUnique farm-to-flask distilled spiritshttps://www.mainecraftdistilling.com/Portland
Maine Mead WorksDistinctive mead fermented canned and bottled beverageshttps://www.mainemeadworks.com/Portland
New England DistillingPremium Spirits – Rye Whiskey, Bourbon, Gin & Rumhttps://newenglanddistilling.com/Portland
NU BreweryLighter tasting Maine craft brewnubrewery.comNew Gloucester
Orange Bike BrewingOrange Bike Brewing Company – Portland, Maine’s first dedicated gluten-free breweryhttps://www.orangebikebrewing.com/Portland
Rwanda Bean CoffeeSpecialty coffee made with authentic Rwanda Africa farm grown coffee beans https://rwandabean.com/Portland
Tempest in a TeapotGourmet teas from around the globe with locally harvested fruits and herbshttps://www.tempestinateapot.me/Stonington
Three of Strong SpiritsDistilled rum and ready-to-drink cocktails made using only organic evaporated cane juice and organic molasses, pure Sebago Lake water, and yeasthttps://www.threeofstrongspirits.com/Portland
Twenty2 VodkaAward winning micro distilled vodkahttp://twenty2vodka.com/22/Brewer
Unrest Roasting Co.Small batch, specialty coffee roasted in the heart of Mainehttps://unrestcoffee.com/Hampden
Vena’s Fizz HouseSpecialty cocktail and mocktail ingredients and DIY kitswww.venasfizzhouse.comPortland
Victorieux ChampagneLimited-production grower champagne imported from France to Maine https://vchampagne.com/Portland
Zen Bear Honey TeaGently infused herb, spice honey tea and cocoawww.zenbearhoneytea.comBrunswick    

Desserts, Sweets and Snacks

Bixby & Co.Craft chocolates & confectionswww.bixbyco.comRockland
Choomi CookiesSmall batch, handmade gluten, soy & dairy free macaroon cookieshttps://choomicookies.com/Portland
Crooked Face CreamerySmall batch cheeses & specialty meatshttp://www.crookedfacecreamery.comSkowhegan
Gelato FiascoAll natural, Italy inspired gelatowww.gelatofiasco.comBrunswick & Portland
Gorgeous GelatoAuthentic Italian Gelatowww.gorgeousgelato.comPortland
Grandy OrganicsSmall batch grain free organic granola & nutshttps://www.grandyorganics.com/Hiram
Hootenanny BreadArtisan baked breads, bagels and sweets using organic and locally sourced ingredientshttps://www.hootenannybread.com/Nobleboro
Lorraine’s Cakes Gluten free, soy free & vegan dessertshttps://lorrainescakesllc.com/Scarborough
Maine Crisp CompanyOrganic and gluten free handcrafted crisps made with real fruithttps://www.mainecrisp.com/Waterville
Maine GrainsLocally grown stone milled flour & grains www.mainegrains.comSkowhegan
Maine HomesteadHomestyle jams, jellies, pickles and pickled vegetableshttps://www.mainehomesteadmarket.com/Lyman
Mom’s Organic MunchiesHealth-conscious plant-based snacks low in sugars, vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free, and non-GMO certifiedhttps://www.momsorganicmunchies.com/Freeport
Oats Any TimeHome milled & fresh baked organic & gluten free oat tarts and treatshttps://www.oatsanytime.com/Palmyra
R.E.D.D.Plant-based, good for you protein barshttps://www.reddbar.com/Portland
Ragged Coast Chocolates Gourmet hand made chocolates, baking mixes, hot chocolate & cookbookshttps://raggedcoastchocolates.com/Westbrook
Shovel and SpoonMiddle East Coast brand specialty Hummus, Tahini & Labneh cheese https://www.shovelandspoon-me.com/Limington
Short Creek FarmHand made, small batch salami, sausages, and more made with heritage breed pork and grass fed beef raised on small farmshttps://shortcreek.farm/Kennebunk
Sticky SweetMade from scratch plant-based natural ice creamhttps://www.stickysweetmaine.com/Portland
Stone Fox Farm CreameryPremium all-natural homemade Maine ice creamhttp://stonefoxfarmcreamery.com/Monroe
Sweet Cakes Bake ShopHand crafted breakfasts, desserts, pies & cakeswww.sweetcakesbakeshop.comLisbon
The Scone Goddess, LLCOriginal premium scone mixeshttps://www.thesconegoddess.comNorthport
Two Fat Cats BakeryHand crafted specialty pies, cakes & treatswww.twofatcatsbakery.comPortland & South Portland
Union Bagel Hand-rolled traditional New York style bagels made in Mainehttps://unionbagel.com/Portland
Wilbur’s of Maine ChocolateSpecialty Chocolates & Confectionswww.wilburs.comFreeport
Wyman’sPremium fresh, frozen fruit www.wymans.comMilbridge

Maine Dish

American UnagiResponsibly sourced & raised fresh eelwww.americanunagi.comThomaston
Amolitta PastaSmall batch artisan dried pastawww.amolittapasta.comPortland
Bangs Island MusselsHand raised fresh Maine musselshttps://bangsislandmussels.com/Portland
Basket Island Oyster CompanyFresh Maine oysters from Casco Bayhttps://basketislandoysters.com/Portland
BP’s OystersFresh mid-coast Maine oystershttps://www.bpsoystersmaine.com/Newcastle
Brave Foods, LLCDelicious superfood breakfast ready immediatelyhttps://eatbrave.co/ Portland
Bristol SeafoodQuality fresh scallops, haddock and codwww.bristolseafood.comPortland
Brown TradingPremier supplier of fine caviar, fresh seafood, shellfish, and smoked seafoodhttps://www.browne-trading-market.com/Portland
Community ShellfishLocally harvested lobster, clams and oystershttps://www.communityshellfish.com/Bremen
Common Wealth PoultryCut to order fresh chickenwww.commonwealthpoultry.comGardiner
Cozy Harbor SeafoodFresh frozen lobster meat and tailshttps://www.cozyharbor.com/Portland
Downeast Day BoatSmall-catch fresh Maine scallopshttps://www.downeastdayboat.com/Bremen
Eros Oyster of Robinhood CoveFresh oysters from Robinhood Cove on Georgetown Islandhttps://www.erosoyster.com/Georgetown
Ferda FarmsFresh oysters from New Meadows River in Brunswickhttps://www.ferdafarms.com/Brunswick
Fisherman’s NetBringing the ocean to your table with delicious seafoodhttps://fishermensnet-me.com/Brunswick
Glidden Point Oyster FarmPremium fresh oysters from the Damariscotta Riverhttps://www.gliddenpoint.com/Edgecomb
Greenhead LobsterLive lobster, lobster tails, and lobster meathttps://greenheadlobster.com/Stonington
Hancock Gourmet LobsterAward-winning Maine lobster meals inspired by generations of family recipes and made from scratchhttps://www.hancockgourmetlobster.com/Topsham
Inland SeafoodSuperior seafood, meats, and artisan specialty foods https://www.inlandseafood.com/Portland
Jolie RogersMaine oysters sourced, shucked and served by locals Andy Rogers and Ryan Joliehttps://www.jolierogersrawbar.com/Wiscasset
Love Point Oysters Pure Maine oysters harvested in Harpswellhttps://www.lovepointoysters.com/Harpswell
Luke’s LobsterLive Lobster, Lobster Tails, Meat, Rolls, Dishes & other seafood offeringshttps://www.lukeslobster.com/Portland
Misty Brook FarmOrganic farm raised beef, veal, chicken, lamb and porkhttps://mistybrook.com/Albion
Mook Sea FarmMaine Oysters & Hatchery – Home of Moondancers™, Mookie Blues™, Pemaquid Point, Wiley Point, and Wiley Petite Oystershttps://www.mookseafarm.com/Walpole
Nauti Sisters Sea FarmSmall scale oyster farm located in Yarmouth, Maine.https://nautisistersseafarm.com/Yarmouth
Nonesuch OystersFresh oysters and oyster based skin care productshttps://www.nonesuchoysters.com/Scarborough
Pineland Farms Natural MeatsNatural antibiotic free farm raised meatshttps://pinelandnaturalmeats.com/New Gloucester
The Good CrustHandmade frozen dough from 100% fresh stone-milled Maine grainshttps://www.thegoodcrust.com/Skowhegan
The Maine MealQuick & Easy gourmet meal solutions featuring local Maine high quality ingredientshttps://themainemeal.com/Skowhegan
Tootie’s TempehSustainability-made plant-based tempehhttps://www.tootiestempeh.com/Biddeford
Butterfield ShellfishMaine Oysters, Holiday Gifts & MerchandiseButterfieldshellfish.comRaymond
Maine Ocean Farms, LLCOysters grown resourcefully & responsibly www.maineoceanfarms.comFreeport
Mere Point Oyster Co.Fresh Maine Oysters, clams, scallops & musselshttp://www.merepointoyster.com/Brunswick
Pemaquid MusselsFresh, meaty mussels grown in Midcoast Mainehttps://pemaquidmussels.com/Bucksport
Winnegance Oyster FarmFresh Maine Oysters grown in New Meadows River https://www.winneganceoysterfarm.comWest Bath

Sides, Sauces and Spices

Atlantic Sea FarmsSea fresh fermented & frozen kelp products https://atlanticseafarms.com/Saco
Bar Harbor FoodsAuthentic and natural seafood, soups, chowders, and juices https://barharborfoods.com/Whiting
Bub ‘n Mutha’sLocally sourced BBQ dry rubwww.bubnmuthas.comWinter Harbor
Dandelion Spring FarmOrganic farm grown herbs https://dandelionspringfarm.com/Bowdoinham
Gryffon Ridge Spice MerchantsOrganic spices and hand crafted culinary spice blendswww.gryffonridge.comDresden
Hall Brook Farm Certified organic fresh vegetables straight from the farmhttps://hallbrookfarm.com/Thorndike
Heiwa TofuHandcrafted, small batch organic tofu made from non-GMO soybeans grown in Maine and New Englandhttps://www.heiwatofu.com/Rockport
Libellula Olive OilCold-Pressed 100% Extra Virgin Olive Oil sourced directly from olive trees in Sabina, Italyhttps://libelluladopt.com/Brunswick
Maine Coast Sea VegetablesEasy to use flaked and whole leaf dried sea vegetables https://seaveg.com/Hancock
Maine Salt FarmHand-crafted, high quality, solar-evaporated Maine sea salt https://www.mainesaltfarm.com/Portland
Mousam Valley MushroomsFresh organic specialty mushroomshttps://mousamvalleymushrooms.com/Springvale
Mumbai to MaineMaine’s first Indian-inspired culinary brand and sauceshttps://mumbaitomaine.com/Boothbay Harbor
Pineland Farms Dairy CompanyThe finest cheeses made with the freshest, creamiest milk from Maine cows
Papou’s KitchenAll natural, dairy and wheat free frozen falafel made with sprouted beans https://papouskitchen.com/Westbrook
Pemberton’s Gourmet FoodsGourmet pasta sauces, salsas and marinadeswww.pembertonsgourmetfoods.comGray
Raye’s MustardGourmet small batch stone ground mustardswww.rayesmustard.comEastport
Slab PizzaHand-mixed Sicilian-style rising crust pizzahttps://www.slabportland.com/Portland
Short Creek FarmHand made, small batch salami, sausages, and more made with heritage breed pork and grass fed beef raised on small farmshttps://shortcreek.farm/Kennebunk
Simply ServedNatural pasta sauces & salsas and hatch chiles hot sauce www.simplyserved.comPortland
Springworks FarmOrganic aquaponic grown lettuce & greenshttps://www.springworksfarm.com/Lisbon
Thirty Acre FarmFarm to Jar organic fermented krauts, vegetables & hot sauceshttps://thirtyacrefarm.com/Bremen
World Harbors Unexpected specialty sauces and marinadeshttps://www.worldharbors.com/Auburn

Marine & Water Products

Gemini Marine ProductsSuperior bespoke canvas for boats, homes and businesshttps://www.geminiproducts.net/Rockland
Hornet Water SportsCustom paddles for dragon boating & stand up paddle boardhttps://www.hornetwatersports.com/Biddeford
Portland PudgyA rugged, unsinkable dinghy you can row, motor, sail, & even use as a lifeboathttps://portlandpudgy.com/Portland


Bella Luna ToysWaldorf toys & dolls and other wood and natural toyshttps://www.bellalunatoys.com/Rockland
Brant & CochranHandmade and restored vintage axes to be used and treasured for future generations.https://www.bnctools.com/Portland
Buoy LocalLocal gift card with point rewards that support local businesseshttps://buoylocal.com/Portland
The AcadianMaine handcrafted pens, leather products, and morehttps://theacadian.me/Westport Island


Dog-a-holickProfessional dog grooming www.dogaholick.comWestbrook
The Loyal Biscuit Co.Healthy pet food, products & self-serve dog washhttps://www.loyalbiscuit.com/Rockland