March 8, International Women’s Day, is the official recognition of the contributions, talents, and work of women in all areas. We proudly call many famous women Alabamians, including:
- Activist Helen Keller
- Author Harper Lee
- Actress Octavia Spencer
- Astronaut Mae Jemison
- Gold medal Olympic athlete Vonetta Flowers
Nationally, US women-owned businesses generate $19 trillion and employ 9 million people. Unfortunately, businesses owned by women were disproportionately impacted by the pandemic because they were more like to be hurt by local shutdowns.
As the weather is warming and vaccines are becoming more available, it feels like the beginning of better times. Women owned small businesses still need your support.
Where you spend your dollars matters and we know you have a choice. We are honored when Alabama Goods is that choice. Not only is Alabama Goods a certified woman owned business, but we proudly feature many products made by women. Help us support women-owned brands. These are just some of many choices:
In Leeds, AL, Tena Payne crafts gorgeous pottery dishes that are high fired for extra durability. Her proprietary glazes are stunning, and her dishes are a staple in many commercial kitchens.
Copper artist Margaret Kneisley makes this unique hummingbird feeder. It’s beautiful in the garden when the blue glass reflects the sunlight.
Elizabeth Mize etches several styles of attractive glasses with many images. We love the Alabama State glasses.
The rocket images are a blast in Huntsville. Of course, she didn’t forget fans of some of Alabama’s universities with eagles, elephants and dragons.
Need help choosing the right Alabama made gift? Visit or call the stores today.
Homewood Store 205-803-3900
Huntsville Store 256-270-7439