The independent, local businesses of Mount Desert are essential to the character of our town. From clothing and housewares to hardware and baked goods, this page is dedicated to shining a light on the people, products, and services that keep Mount Desert running all year long.
Northeast Harbor’s beloved preschool on Tracy Road since 1978.
Old Dog Baking Company delivers old world bread by bicycle to locations around Mount Desert Island.
The Fork + Table brings farm-to-table dining to Main Street, Northeast Harbor.
Floret offers stems, bouquets, arrangements, and premium floral services in Somesville.
Classic & contemporary American cuisine overlooking Northeast Harbor’s scenic marina.
Fuel, snacks, and sundries at the heart of Northeast Harbor’s Main Street.
Shaw Jewelry showcases extraordinary contemporary jewelry by national artists as well as the distinctive twig, beachstone, and gem collections by Sam Shaw.
The Kimball Shop and Boutique has been a year round shopping destination in Northeast Harbor for generations.
Lisa Hall Jewelry is home to the artist’s famous sea glass rings, necklaces, and bracelets, which have been highlighted by Martha Stewart.
Out of the Pod may be the only children’s store in Northeast Harbor, but according to customers it can stand up with shops in shopping meccas like New York City.
Milk & Honey offers delicious sandwiches and baked goods, as well as catering services from their shop just off Main Street in Northeast Harbor.
Jennifer Judd-McGee’s iconic patterns have appeared on products in Ikea, Land of Nod, and large and small retailers and galleries internationally.
The Holmes Store has been a cornerstone of Main Street Northeast Harbor for over 100 years.
F.T. Brown is a family-owned and operated hardware store offering free delivery within the Town of Mount Desert and to the Cranberry Isles ferry.