From the best in health & beauty to phenomenal ATL eateries!
Atlanta is home to an incredible amount of women-owned businesses. So we thought we’d share some of our favorites that you can support this Women’s History Month, and beyond! From the best restaurants that’ve become beloved ATL empires, to wellness, fashion, and so much more. Here are 20 inspiring women-owned businesses in Atlanta, and what makes them special.
1. The Village Retail Market
Where: Ponce City Market
Founded by Lakeysha Hallmon, this awesome retail experience in Ponce City Market unites Black-owned businesses, curating this exceptional shopping market with so much on offer. There’s even some incredible women-owned businesses located at The Village, including CBD safe haven, World of Unoia, which was founded by black, queer female couple, Brande Elise & Danielle Gray.
2. Slutty Vegan
Where: Edgewood, Jonesboro, Ralph David, & Gwinnett
We love Slutty Vegan so much that it’s also on our plant-based ATL round up, and our round-up of incredible Black-owned restaurants. Founder Pink Cole has turned this food truck into an Atlantan empire, with a few ATL locations, and it’s first location outside of Georgia opening up soon in NYC! She’s even started a non-profit, The Pinky Foundation.
3. Living Walls
Where: All over the ATL
You’ve definitely spotted a few pieces curated by the inspiring company, Living Walls. This public arts company seeks to change the historically white male-dominated industry of public art by creating more space, visibility, representation & celebration for women, people of color, and LGBTQIA+ voices. For more information and all their murals, click here.
4. For Keeps Bookstore
Where: Sweet Auburn
Located in this historical neighborhood of Sweet Auburn, For Keeps was opened by Rosa Duffy in 2018. Specializing in Black rare & classic literature, it’s the perfect place to stock up on reading material. This enchanting bookstore also featured on our Black-owned businesses round-up.
5. Star Provisions Market & Cafe
Star Provisions Market & Cafe is a culinary dream. Just a fraction of chef Anne Quatrano’s Atlanta empire, this market and cafe serves up baked goods, cheese, meats, seafood, locally roasted coffee, and other gourmet food items.
Goodr provides the technology and logistics to help companies lower their food waste, with a mission to end food insecurity. They write on their website, “What started as a local initiative to feed people experiencing food insecurity in Atlanta has grown into a national network with long-lasting impact.” For more information, click here.
7. The Little Tart Bake Shop
Where: Multiple locations & market appearances
If you’re a pastry lover, then head to one of The Little Tart Bake Shop’s cafes this Women’s History Month, and every month after that. With tempting seasonal cakes, pastries, and bites, along with top-notch coffee, make sure to check it out.
8. Unexpected Atlanta
Where: Multiple locations & tours
Discover Atlanta in a brand new way, with the insightful Unexpected Atlanta tours. From Martin Luther King to Grant Park, and beyond. This touring company was founded by Akila McConnell due to her love for ATL’s influential history.
9. Finca to Filter
Where: West End
An incredibly welcoming space with incredibly delicious coffee, make sure you check out Finca To Filter. This beloved queer-owned business serves up the perfect cup of Joe. We’re always find ourselves craving their awesome Chai Lattes. They even hold fun events like Drag Queen Bingo, as well as participate in Farmer’s Markets across the city.
10. Just Add Honey
Where: Old Fourth Ward
If coffee isn’t your thing, then check out this beloved tea company Just Add Honey. With an extensive selection of teas and things to nibble on, it’s the perfect place to enjoy some tea and pastries. Check out our recent round-up of beautiful places to have afternoon tea in Atlanta.
11. Monkey 68
Where: Roswell & Alpharetta
Making our round-up of must-try women-owned restaurants in Atlanta, Monkey 68 serves up art-like sushi in an Asian fusion that now has two locations across the metro area. A beautifully renovated home, the sleek interiors compliment their gorgeously presented dishes.
12. Woo Skincare & Cosmetics
Where: Peachtree Battle Shopping Center & Paces Ferry Shopping Center
Next time you need some beauty supplies, skip Sephora for Woo Skincare & Cosmetics. This women-owned safe haven is a personal, pampering and fun shopping environment for anyone’s makeup and skincare choices.
Shawn Brown discovered her natural aritstic ability to revitalize a simple cheesecake recipe. Thus forming CheeseCaked; a gourmet cheesecake boutique selling a variety of personal sized cheesecakes, OTT milkshakes, and other sweet treats. Click here for more information.
14. Rodgers Greens and Roots Farm
Where: Available for pick-up
The farm’s Owner and Operator, Ashley Rodgers, became one of the youngest female organic farm owner and operators in Georgia when she bought the farm. However, she’s been farming throughout her life. You can order their produce for pick-up from their farm or Peachtree Farmers Market on their website, here.
Where: Multiple locations
Treat yourself to a fresh set of nails at one of Atlanta’s Sugarcoat nail bars. However, it doesn’t stop there. Sugarcoat is a one-stop shop for all things beauty, including lashes, hair care, and more. Click here for some other self-care experiences in Atlanta.
16. Tucker Brewing Company
Where: Tucker, Georgia
For award winning lagers, an exceptional beer garden, and more, make sure to check out Tucker Brewing Company. This family-run brewery was founded in 2017 by Ashley Chapman Hubbard and Ryan Chapman. Inspired by their travels, they’ve created a vast selection of easy-to-drink, as well as innovative flavors.
17. 3 Parks Wine Shop
Where: Glenwood Park
For an extensive selection of wines, make a pit stop at 3 Parks Wine Shop when you’re in the mood for a few glasses of wine. Always welcoming, and exuberating positive vibes, you can also stock up on saké, apéritivos, & fun wine accessories.
18. Dope Chicks Club
For natural-organic cosmetics from skin-care to gorgeous make-up, make sure to try out Dope Chicks Club. CEO Jaisha writes on their websire, “I believe the first step in your self-love journey is to redirect your energy to yourself.” Click here to visit their online shop, and for more information!
19. Mahogany Mommies
Mahogany Mommies is a movement that is dedicated to building legacy, inspiring others, and celebrating black women and culture. Owned Joi writes on their website, “I sought out to create an apparel line that celebrates black culture and promotes a growth mindset.”
20. SustainAble Home Goods
Decorate your home with some of the most stylish and ethical home goods in the ATL. Expect everything from plant pots to flowers, ceramics to candles, and more! This homeware gem also made our round-up of Black-owned businesses in the ATL.