Shop Close to the Local Source...

Serendipity will lead you to a wide variety of shops tucked away in country villages and rural areas throughout Monroe County. Some of the shops cater to the traveler; many primarily serve the needs and wants of local residents. All are there for you to discover! 

Alderson Artisan's Gallery

A cooperative, non-profit, group of local West Virginia artisans.  The gallery's goal is to offer affordable, quality and locally made art to Alderson and surrounding areas, as well as to support talented local artisans.  In addition to the wares of the dedicated co-op members, the gallery regularly features guest artisans to display and sell their craft.  Winter hours are currently Thursday & Friday 11am-4pm, Saturday 10am-5pm.

  • 1401 Riverview Ave.
  • Alderson, WV 24910
  • 304.445.7952
  • e-mail us

Alderson's Store

A shopping and architectural experience, J.M. Alderson General Merchandise (Alderson’s) was established by the Alderson family in 1887. The first building burned in the early 1930s and was replaced by the current building, which has one of the most pristine examples of Art Deco store interiors in existence. Third generation owners manage the store and continue to make it an anchor in the Alderson Historic District. You’ll find old fashioned shop cases that feature a wide selection of jewelry and other accessories, eclectic gifts, books, Alderson and West Virginia related items, and antiques. Open seasonally and by appointment. Call 304-445-2851 for store hours; 304-445-7195 for an appointment. Like us on Facebook.

  • 203 S. Monroe Street
  • Alderson, WV 24910
  • 304.445.7195
  • e-mail us

Bread Basket

Stop in the downtown Peterstown location for a variety of bulk foods, deli items, locally made bread, crafts and a small grocery line.  Check out the Brown Bag Special daily.  Open Monday through Saturday 10 am- 6 pm. Located in the plaza adjacent to the United States Postal Service.


  • 119 Main Street
  • Peterstown, WV 24963
  • 304.753.2501

Butterflies and Bouquets

A full-service flower and gift shop providing custom gift baskets for any and all occasions. Family owned and operated.

  • 7616 Seneca Trail South
  • Peterstown, WV 24963
  • 304.753.9120
  • e-mail us

Byrnside Branch Farm

Shop at the Pumpkin Patch for pumpkins, gourds, Indian corn, broom corn, straw, fodder stalks. New this year -- potatoes. Open every weekend September 15th through November 5th. Friday: 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm, Saturday: 9:00 am - 10:00 pm, Sunday: 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm.

  • HC 76, Box 13A
  • Union, WV 24983
  • 304.772.3131

Cheese N' More Store

The Cheese N' More is a special business in Gap Mills, West Virginia.  Step inside and you will be immersed in the wonderful scents of spices, candy, and of course cheese.  There is also a huge variety of deli meat, nuts, jams, relishes, and other baking/cooking necessities.  Enjoy a homemade sandwich on the banks of Kitchen Creek.  The Cheese N' More sells lawn furniture, playsets, and gazebos.  Open Monday-Thursday and Saturday 9:00 AM- 5:30 PM, and Friday, 9:00 AM-7:00 PM.

  • 5521 Sweet Springs Valley
  • Gap Mills, WV 24941
  • 304.772.5211

From the Woods

Gift items and furniture and cabinets made of wood.

  • Rt. 1, Box 236
  • Lindside, WV 24951
  • 304.772.3580
  • e-mail us

Jamit! Baskets

Jamit! Baskets make both original design and reproduction baskets.   Mike and Judy McDade use West Virginia walnut dye and their own colors in the baskets.  Offerings are highly varied in price.  Visit their website to see their work, and even purchase online.  They now accept major credit cards.  Sales shop attached to their home. Call to make appointment.


  • 7121 Seneca Trail
  • Sinks Grove, WV 24976
  • 304.647.5043
  • e-mail us

Kitchen Creek Bakery

Find a tasty treat in Gap Mills.  Kitchen Creek Bakery strives to make tasty made-from-scratch items.  Try their breads, pepperoni rolls, pies, cookies, and DOUGHNUTS!  This business has seasonal hours, so you may wish to call before coming.  During peak season, they are open Tuesday-Thursday 9 am - 5 pm, Friday 9 am- 7 pm, and Saturday 7 am - 5 pm.  Closed in January.

Kitchen Creek Bakery

  • 5510 Sweet Springs Valley
  • Gap Mills, WV 24941
  • 304.772.4253
  • e-mail us

Mark Soukup Chairmaker and Cabinetmaker

For over 25 years, maker and seller of reproductions of 18th and early 19th century American furniture. Made in the traditional manner from local timber sources.

  • 621 Rowan Road
  • Gap Mills, WV 24941
  • 304.772.5052
  • e-mail us

Matthews Woodworking

Specializing in custom furniture, both in design and construction. Also offering custom trim and cabinets for homes from a supply of local cherry, walnut and oak . Furniture restoration is a specialty as is historical restoration of all millwork in older homes. With 35 years of experience, millwork and furniture is built with old world methods and built to last.

cabinet making

  • HC 76, Box 1H, Willowbend Road
  • Union, WV 24983
  • 304.772.3603
  • e-mail us

Moco Shirts, Signs & Embroidery

Retail space featuring their popular t-shirt, sweatshirts, decals, plus some great souvenirs.  They offer custom printing and embroidery.

  • 389 S. Main Street
  • Union, WV 24983
  • 304.772.4444

Morgan Orchard

Morgan Orchard is a historic orchard that has Pick Your Own berries, peaches, plums, grapes, sweet corn, pumpkins, and apples. There is also a farm store with in season fruits and vegetables as well as jams, sauces, and cider. For a fun family activity, come to Morgan Orchard.


  • Rt. 2, Box 114
  • Sinks Grove, WV 24976
  • 304.772.3638
  • e-mail us

The Pick-It Fence

Gift shop nestled behind the Monroe County Historical Society Museum on Main Street in Union.  Lots of great clothing lines such as Simply Southern, Sassy Frass, and 304.  Additionally, there is a wide array of unique accessories and home decor items.  Robin specializes in interior design and staging, she's always happy to help.  Tuesday and Wednesday 10:30 am- 5:00 pm.  Thursday and Friday 10:30 am-6:00 pm.


  • 585 S Main Street
  • Union, WV 24983
  • 352.697.2715

Peters Mountain Peddlers

Peters Mountain Peddlers is in it's sixth year of operation.  This consignment business features hand-crafted items, primitive decor, and collectibles.  Visit the shop on 219 in Peterstown, Monday through Saturday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.  Sorry, but no credit cards accepted.

  • Main Street
  • Peterstown, WV 24963

Quilt Essentials

Custom made quilts, quilt fabrics, notions and more. Monday - Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

  • Route 2, Box 515
  • Peterstown, WV 24963
  • 304.753.5832
  • e-mail us


Rustic Lux Decor and Staging

Rustic Lux Decor and Staging is a small retail and staging store; All new inventory.  They have gifts for every occasion, Souvenirs, Bibles, Books, CDs, Videos, in addition to their decor items.  Rustic Lux also provides copy, fax, and notary services.  A one stop shop.  A great little stop in the Greenville community.  They hope to see you soon!  Open Monday and Friday 10am to 6pm, Saturday 10am to 6pm.


  • 2560 Greenville Road
  • Union, WV 24983
  • 304.832.6038
  • Email us

Serenity Now Outfitters

Fully stocked fly fishing shop and supplier of high quality outdoor gear and apparel. Canoes and kayaks can be found in ever-expanding boat room. Specializing in guided fly fishing trips in the Greenbrier Valley and southwestern Virginia. Fly tying instruction and adventure planning also available.

  • 207 W. Washington
  • Lewisburg, WV 24901
  • 304.647.9779
  • e-mail us

Wake-robin Gallery

Pottery made on site by Marcia Springston; also featuring the works of Appalachian artists and craftspeople. Annual Christmas show on first Saturday in December. VISA and MasterCard accepted. Open 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. weekdays and Saturdays; closed Wednesday and Sunday.


  • HC 65, Box 112C
  • Forest Hill, WV 24935
  • 304.466.2227
  • e-mail us

Yoder's Country Kettle

Producers of homemade, gourmet jams and specialty nut butters. We also sell a line of handcooked relishes. We bring you an old-fashioned taste of the country! Look for the "Yoder''s Country Kettle" label as you shop. "It tastes just like Grandma's!"

  • 4994 Sweet Springs Valley
  • Gap Mills, WV 24941
  • 304.772.4550