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For the Slow and Sustainable Shoppers

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About This Experience

Feel good and look incredible white shopping in Halifax at these stores who have the planet and people in mind, and fuel up on local eats all along the way! Scroll down to see the full itinerary.


Rise and shine with a seasonally-inspired breakfast at Mera Cafe + Bar before setting off to discover some of Halifax’s most beloved businesses.

Make your first stop at Argyle Fine Art to peruse incredible works by local artists and shop through one-of-a-kind pieces to find the perfect addition to your home.

Head over to Thief&Bandit to browse whimsical hand-drawn, hand-printed clothing and accessories, and get a sneak peek of the design and printing process of the textiles at this two-in-one studio and boutique.


Fill up on local fare at The Wooden Monkey, a locally-loved eatery known for its vibrant, fresh flavours and accommodating dishes, perfectly suited for all diets.

Ready to shop a little more? Make your way to Biscuit General Store to browse through a wide selection of sustainably sourced clothing, accessories, and giftware. If you prefer to shop through home goods and local art, step inside The Independent Mercantile Co., just steps away.

Feeling like getting active instead? Challenge yourself to a climbing session at Seven Bays Bouldering. All you’ll need is a change of comfortable clothing; Climbing shoes and chalk are recommended, and both are available for rent.


Wind down with dinner at EDNA, a lively bistro with a warm vibe. Savour seasonal farm-to-table fare and get a true taste of Halifax’s taste of place.

If you’re in the mood for a nightcap, settle into a handcrafted cocktail at Field Guide, a vibrant North End nook. If craft beer suits your interest instead, head over to Propeller Brewing Co. for a pint and get competitive in the downstairs arcade with a variety of iconic, nostalgic games.

Get inspired

Get inspired by Hali-famous Miss Lion Hunter as she experiences this itinerary in her own way by visiting Argyle Fine Art, Thief & Bandit, The Independent Mercantile, Seven Bays, Biscuit, and EDNA for a day of sustainable shopping and dining in Downtown / North End Halifax:



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