More Corvallis-Area Shop Local Ideas

The Advocate wants to remind everyone that one of the best ways to keep our community healthy is to shop locally. Earlier this holiday season, we made a list of local stores open through the pandemic. Here are a few more.   

Animal Crackers 

Only the best for your pets. Food, treats, toys, apparel, leashes, and pet beds. Very knowledgeable staff. 

Open Mon. – Fri. 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Or visit them online. 

First Alternative Co-op 

Local and handmade food items, gift, personal care, cosmetics, and treats. 

Open daily 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.  

Matt’s Cavalcade of Comics 

Matt’s sells games collectible, comics, and a lot more. Open 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. 

Check them out online too. 


unique Nursery, Florist, and Landscape business in the heart of the Willamette Valley.  

Open Mon.- Sat. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., and Sun. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. 

Call them at 541-929-3524 or visit online 

Susan’s Garden and Coffee Shop 

little spot on the corner of NW 29th and Grant, where you can stop by and visit with people and relax, whether you’re looking for the best loved plants in Corvallis or a cup of espresso that you’ll never forget.  

Open daily 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Visit online as well.  


Selling predominantly stringed instruments, including acoustic guitars, 12-string guitars, acoustic-electric and electric guitars, bass guitars, violins, mandolins, banjos, as well as various other stringed and non-stringed instruments and a full line of books and accessories. 

Open by appointment. Call 541-752-7720 or find them online. 

Whateverz Klever 

Always been a fan of recycling? So are they! Selling artwork made from reused materials. 

Find them online 

By Joanna Rosinska