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Seven Women-Owned Businesses to Frequent on Your Next Visit to Walla Walla

From yoga studio trendsetters to wildly talented local artists, the Walla Walla Valley is home to a diverse and mighty collection of female-owned small businesses. Whether you are looking to shop, work out, or purchase the perfect bottle of wine, you can do so at one of these well-curated, thoughtful local and female-owned shops and studios. Save this blog post for your next visit to Walla Walla!

Bacon & Eggs: This is the perfect place to start any day in Walla Walla! The popular downtown eatery owned by Michelle Giannunzio and Michelle Adams is beloved by locals and tourists for its friendly service, heaping portions, and very-yummy breakfast dishes (don’t miss the jalapeno cornbread). There’s (almost always) a line when they open, but we think you’ll agree it’s worth the wait. 

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Bacon & Eggs

57 E Main St.

Walla Walla, WA 99362

The Market by Andy’s:  Speaking of starting your day, The Market by Andy’s serves up fresh juices and smoothies six days a week at its convenient location downtown in the Showroom on Colville. They also have fantastic snacks, from artisanal cheeses to vegan sandwiches – perfect for a picnic or a day of wine tasting. (Check with local wineries to see if they allow outside food, many do.) The Market by Andy’ is owned and operated by Vicki Zanes, whose grandparents opened the original Andy’s Market grocery store in College Place in 1968. 

Read our full blog on The Market by Andy’s here

The Market by Andy’s

130 E Rose St #101

Walla Walla, WA 99362

The Cotton Wool: Art lovers can’t miss this gem that was opened in 2021 by local artist Kim Nemeth. An incredibly talented weaver, Kim’s artwork hangs in many local businesses and homes in the Walla Walla area. Here in her shop, Kim’s beautiful woven (and very popular) pieces are displayed next to the work of other local artists, with a focus on modern crafts. There are one-of-a-kind pieces of all shapes, sizes, and price points.  

Read our full blog on The Cotton Wool here.

The Cotton Wool

9 S 1st Ave.

Walla Walla, WA 99362

D’Olivo Tasting Bar: Food lovers delight; owner/operator Roni Hosfeld is sharing her love of all fine culinary things at D’Olivo! Here, you’ll find an oasis of the finest olive oils, vinegars, high-quality cookware, and delicious treasures like pickled garlic and locally made cheeses. Sample some basil or grapefruit olive oil before exploring all the culinary delights that await. There’s also a fantastic selection of sparkling wine here, should the mood strike you. 

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D’Olivo Tasting Bar

10 E Main St.

 Walla Walla, WA 99362

Kaleidoscope Studios: If you’re looking to get your workout on when you’re visiting Walla Walla, look no further than Kaleidoscope Studios. Located in the heart of downtown, Kaleidoscope specializes in cycling and yoga with uplifting classes and A+ instructors. A dream of friends turned business owners Britt Hodgen and Marika Tompkins, Kaleidoscope provides a healthy, fun, and inclusive atmosphere for working out and gathering with friends. Visit their website for class schedules and pricing.

Read our full blog on Kaleidoscope Studios here.

Kaleidoscope Studios

132 W Rose St.

Walla Walla, WA 99362

Studio Opal: Head on over to Studio Opal for some retail therapy where you’ll find the most fashionable pieces, including stunning jewelry that’s handmade by owner/operator, Kathy Nelson. Studio Opal carries men’s and women’s apparel, gifts, art, bath, and homewares. They feature specialty labels such as Odd Molly, Blundstone, Tom’s Shoes, White + Warren, Prairie Underground, Archipelago, Curator….and many more.

Visit their website for current hours.

Studio Opal

61 E Main St.

Walla Walla, WA 99362

Bergevin Lane Vineyards: Bergevin Lane Vineyards has been creating critically acclaimed wines for over two decades in the Walla Walla Valley. “The secret to our success is really pretty simple,” says founding partner and general manager Annette Bergevin. “We are making wines we love, and are proud to share.”  Their stunning new tasting room is located in the Showroom on Colville and offers delicious small bites from TMACS next door. 

Reservations are recommended. Visit their website for current hours. 

Bergevin Lane Vineyards

70 N Colville St Ste. 106

Walla Walla, WA 99362

We hope we’ve inspired you to support a female-owned business the next time you visit Walla Walla!

By: Stephanie Forrer

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