October is Women's Small Business Month - a month to recognize women-owned businesses and the progress of women entrepreneurs.

To celebrate, here are some women-owned businesses you can support this month, and every month, in Flint & Genesee:

A Bit of Earth

Inside the Flint Farmers’ Market, A Bit of Earth has an eclectic mix of whimsical, earth-friendly products.

A Fox International

In Flint, A Fox International is a woman-owned hair salon that specializes in hair loss and restoration. Owner, Angela Fox helps her clients find a new sense of confidence. 

Blondie’s Food & Spirits

On Hill Road in Flint Township, Blondie’s Food & Spirits has a unique menu of classic meals and family favorites.

Cork on Saginaw

This downtown Flint wine bar boasts a unique menu and an extensive wine list and an array of craft cocktails.

Comma Bookstore & Social Hub

Off Buckham Alley in downtown Flint, Comma Bookstore & Social Hub is a progressive bookstore rooted in the community of Flint featuring locally made products and artists.

Cranberries Café

In Goodrich, Cranberries Café is a local favorite with a robust menu and great drink selections. 

Drinks of Essence Bartending School

Located in Flint, Drinks of Essence is the first bartending school located in Genesee County and runs a number of classes from cocktail making to professional licenses such as ServSafe. 

d’Vine Wines

At the Flint Farmers’ Market, d’Vine Wines is a boutique wine shop specializing in the best Michigan-made wines and beers.

Fenton's Open Book

Fenton's Open Book is a full-service, independent book store that specializes in local authors and Michigan made products and gifts.

Flint City T-Shirts

Flint City T-Shirts offers custom screen printed and embroidered apparel, as well as wide-variety of Flint-themed apparel for sale in store and online.

Glam Boutique

Located in Flint, Glam Boutique offers clothing, bath and body products and gifts for the women in your life.

Grand Blanc Vendor Market Place

In, Grand Blanc, the marketplace has multiple shops in one place with local artisan goods handmade in the area. 

The Iron Grate

Located in downtown Fenton, the Iron Grate has served the area since 1980 providing high-end merchandise and unique gifts.

Kalm Clothing

A premium streetwear brand founded and based in Flint, Kalm Clothing is an online retailer based in the city.

Peace Barn

This antique and vintage store owned by Michelle Cardillo currently operates online only but has been part of the Flint community for many years. 

Prana Yoga Center

In Grand Blanc, Prana Yoga Center offers various yoga classes from ashtanga to vinyasa and hosts yoga teacher training classes.

RD Boutique

On Hill Road in Grand Blanc, RD Boutique is a size-inclusive and women-focused boutique building a community of women who feel good and look good. 


Located in the Capitol Theatre building, SHIFT is downtown Flint’s fashion-forward retailer providing items sourced from across the country.

Soriano’s Mexican Kitchen

In downtown Flint, Soriano’s Mexican Kitchen provides authentic Mexican cuisine to the area.

Wears Like New

Wears Like New, located in the Genesee Valley Center, is an upscale consignment shop that offers name-brand designers at a discounted price.

Yesterday’s Treasures

In Fenton, Yesterday’s Treasures is an antique store specializing in costume jewelry, chandeliers and glassware.

A Bit of Earth

Located in the Flint Farmers' Market, and open year around on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, A Bit... Read More

Blondie’s Food & Spirits

Family owned and operated, Blondie's has a passion for food and people. This unique restaurant... Read More

Cork on Saginaw

Enjoy this unique bistro-like wine bar and restaurant located in a beautifully restored old marble... Read More

Chrysa Studio

Located in Flint's Downtown Entertainment District, this unique shop offers specialty designs and... Read More

Comma Bookstore & Social Hub

Not your average bookstore, we specialize in BIPOC books, art, and products. Established in 2020,... Read More

Donna's Donuts

Relax at this Flint local spot, since 1962, for your favorite donut with a cup of coffee or tea. Read More

d'Vine Wines

Located inside the Flint Farmers' Market, in Flint's Downtown Entertainment District, d'Vine Wines... Read More

The Iron Grate

The Iron Grate has a wide range for high-quality products including home decor, jewelry, bedding,... Read More


SHIFT is a unique shopping venue specializing in specialize in women's clothing and accessories, and... Read More

Soriano's Mexican Kitchen

Mexican restaurant in downtown Flint. Daily food and drink specials. Read More

Yesterday's Treasures

Yesterday's Treasures is an antique storespecializing in vintage costume jewelry, chandeliers, and... Read More