Spring is in the air! Easter is around the corner! And in Arlington, our local shops are ready to help you share the warmth. Check out this round up of Made-In-Arlington options that can help you celebrate Spring and support the community while you shop. We love every opportunity to #ShopSmall, so you don’t want to miss out on these small businesses.

Nothing says Spring like flowers! Check out H.E. Cannon Floral & Greenhouses Inc and Urban Country Flower Co for a wide selection of floral options and designs to send some sunshine to someone your thinking of! You can choose from flowers, to fruit baskets, to arrangements with stuffed animals or other gift items.  Insider Tip: Ask them about including a locally made item in your basket to make it extra special!

Photo of glass of beer and can of beer at Division Brewing

Image from Division Brewing Facebook page.

Looking for something for the beer lover in your life? The mad scientists of beer at  Division Brewing are always cooking up something new. Sour beers are one of their specialties and pairs well with brunch dishes like omelets or roast pork. Check out their seasonal offerings, available in cans or growlers, for the perfect Spring time brunch addition. Or if law and order are more your beer style, check out Legal Draft Beer Company.  Available in cans at stores across the area, Legal Draft’s array of craft brew will help make your next outdoor watch party the talk of the block! Insider tip: Both breweries are open for tastings and offer outdoor seating so you can enjoy the beer and keep your distance.

Whether you want to take it easy this Easter or you want to share your celebration with loved ones from afar, Inspirations Catering has got you covered. Order two charcuteries boards to share and zoom your family while indulging in the yummy goodies! Or let Inspirations take care of the cooking with their full catering menus, while you relax, renew and enjoy the change in seasons! Insider tip: Inspirations also carries an assortment of jams, jellies, nuts, sauces, crackers, etc. to create the perfect foodie Easter basket!

Photo of red flowers at Storm Farms

Image from Storm Farms Facebook page

Spring not only brings flowers but fresh local produce! There is no better place to enjoy both than Storm Farms. This local farm opens for the season in March with Tulips and continues into April with Strawberries! So whether you are looking for the perfect centerpiece or hungry for the perfect strawberry pie, Storm Farms is the place to go! Insider Tip: Be sure to check their website for the opening days. This “pick your own” farm only opens when the crops are ready for you!  

Looking for a one stop shop to fill all your Spring gift needs? Urban Alchemy offers up not only your morning cup of joe but your evening “wine down” and everything in between. They sell coffee beans, wine, beer, cheese boards, t-shirts, art mugs, baked goods, and more! Check out their website to order for pick up or delivery.

Bonus List: Looking to indulge your sweet tooth or create the ultimate baked goods basket! Arlington’s bakeries will not disappoint.  Emotions Made EdibleNancy’s ToffeeDewey Girl’s Sweets, and Sugar Bee Sweets.