Locally Made Goods

Handcrafting at its finest

Some of our businesses have viewing galleries or give tours and others provide yummy samples of what they’ve made.  We think you’ll have a great time discovering those made in Amana products and marvel at all the things made by the people of our small seven villages.

These businesses all feature items they have been made or are made by local artisans and crafters. If you’re looking for something made locally be sure to ask and the shop keeper will point those items out.  We are very proud of the large number of items made in our small villages.

  • Furniture, Clocks, and Wooden Items of all Types
  • Woolen Blankets, Cotton Throws, Scarves, and Tote Bags
  • Mittens
  • Quilts
  • Tinware
  • Brooms and Baskets
  • Food in the Restaurants
  • Package Food Products
  • Soaps and Lotions
  • Art Work of multiple medias
  • Baked Goods
  • Chocolate and Fudge
  • Sausages and Other Meat Products
  • Wine
  • Beer
  • Smoked Meats, Bratwurst, and Sausages

It is amazing how much is made in these seven small villages of around 1,500 people.  That shouldn’t be too surprising since they were almost self-sufficient from 1855-1932.  Most everything that our ancestors needed they made themselves.

Today, some of the original businesses still operate and many of the crafts that were practiced by members of the communal society have become businesses in their own right.  Be warned that not everything you see in Amana is made right here, that really wouldn’t be possible but many items are and shopkeepers will gladly point them out.

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    The Chocolate Haus – Dessert and Coffee Cafe

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    Colony Carvers

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    Heritage Designs Quilting and Needlework

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    Catiri’s Art Oasis

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    High Amana General Store | 1308 G Street

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    Village Winery

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    White Cross Cellars

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    Amana Furniture and Clock Shop

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    Amana Meat Shop and Smokehouse

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    Amana Arts Guild

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    Schanz Furniture and Refinishing

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    Troy Thomas Art Gallery

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    Ronneburg Restaurant

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    Millstream Brau Haus

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    Michele Maring Miller Art Gallery

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    Amana General Store | 4423 220th Trail

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    Creative Colony

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    Amazing Grace Antiques and Gifts

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    Fern Hill Gifts and Quilts

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    Fireside Winery in the Village

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    Hahn’s Hearth Oven Bakery

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    Ackerman Winery

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    AJs Copper Garden

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    Amana Woolen Mill – Warped & Woven Mill Mercantile

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