Village of Carp: Your go-to spot for charming shops selling local goods

Carp village
Editor's Note

This article was sponsored by the Village of Carp BIA.

Online shopping offers convenience, but it simply can’t beat the fun of finding unique treasures in a cute little country shop. The Village of Carp is ready to welcome you to its charming retail stores that stock local home goods, clothing, food, and more that are great to give as gifts or keep for yourself!

Busy Bee: The Hive is a multivendor shop located in the heart of the Village of Carp. The main floor sells an eclectic assortment of items from brands such as Pokoloko, Tofino Soap Co., and Farmhouse Paint. Style by Marilyn is on the top floor and carries a variety of hair products from brands you’ll love.

Cabin Country: Take a trip to the Carp Cabin, full of antiques, consignment pieces, collectables and gifts. The Carp Cabin features local artisans and is a feast for the eyes. You’ll want to spend lots of time perusing the Cabin’s unique items in its welcoming environment.

CABIN

With the Grain: Ottawa Valley Grain Products is a fourth-generation custom grain mill that sources only all-natural products, true to its heritage of providing nutritious and wholesome grains to customers. A staple in the Carp community since 1929, OVGP sells quality barley, wheat and corn, and also provides a custom milling service to the community. Order products through OVGP’s online store and taste the difference that local grains make in your food.

Country Convenience: A staple in the Carp community, the Carp Foodliner is the Village’s convenience store stocked with necessities and grocery items. The Carp Foodliner’s owners are very helpful and the building’s red and yellow exterior is cheerful and welcoming.

Happy Tails: Pawsh Pets is a locally owned and operated retail store and grooming service dedicated to pets and their families. Offering many locally made products, Pawsh Pets stocks high quality pet foods and accessories for dogs and cats. Their patient and talented groomers are dedicated to giving each and every dog the best grooming experience possible.

Pawsh Pets

Just a short drive outside of downtown Ottawa, the Village of Carp has charming local shops that you’ll want to visit again and again. Visit Carp and see why it’s a local hidden gem.