Be American Made

Celebrating American-made products and those that produce them.

Play Pits

In the modern age, as parents become increasingly conscious of the products they introduce to their children, the demand for safe and locally sourced goods has witnessed a surge. Perhaps you have not thought of it yet, but where is the deodorant made that you are giving to your children? Say hello to Play Pits. Play Pits was founded by Chantel Powell, a wife and working mom of 3. After having her youngest son, Kaiden, she was diagnosed with a rare eczema condition that left her allergic to an ingredient found in almost every skin and hair care product. Continue reading

House Copper

House Copper is a female-owned and operated venture that is unique in many ways. For instance: I’m the only known female coppersmith building and designing copper cookware in America. That’s pretty cool. After a series of successful ventures (and adventures!) owner Sara Dahmen realized a few important things: American cookware designs were lost No one was actually building cookware lines, in American styles, IN America And no one knew how to do the whole process anymore (back in the day, you’d walk up the road to the blacksmith/tinsmith/coppersmith to get things) What better way to solve these issues than to start House Copper do it herself! Continue reading

Bezi Bra Discs

Way back in 1956 Edith’s Lingerie Shop opened in Princeton, New Jersey. The shop belonged to Anne Zuckerman’s mother. From very early in life Anne had the opportunity to watch and learn from her mother as she ran her shop. This included trips to New York City to purchase merchandise. After these years of learning and growing, Anne had a product idea that she wanted to bring to market. That product was the Bezi Bra Disc. Continue reading

Enviro Tote

Need a sturdy tote bag? Want it to be American Made? Also want it to be environmentally friendly? Say hello to Enviro-Tote. Enviro-Tote has been manufacturing eco-friendly, reusable cotton canvas tote bags for 30 years. Born in a mill building from the Industrial Revolution, our totes are 100% American-made in New Hampshire for today’s Environmental Revolution. Made from high-quality, durable materials from organic cotton to recycled plastic bottles, in dozens of colors, custom printed or plain. Continue reading

This Night

2023-02-01 Clothing
We love quality socks. If we can find quality socks with cool designs, even better! This Night produces socks that are design-inspired by the colors and patterns of Japan. They are made with US-grown cotton and are manufactured in America. The idea for the socks, and the company, came from illustrator Kate T. Williams. She is inspired by the colors and patterns of Japan after living there for a year while studying art. Continue reading

Road Trip Potty

For the women among us, those long hours in a vehicle on a road trip can be a bit problematic when it comes to relieving oneself. Thankfully, the American Made Road Trip Potty exists to help alleviate any problems! The Road Trip Potty is exactly what it sounds like. A portable female urinal. As they say, “When not going is NOT an option!” The Road Trip Potty is the brainchild of Angela Brathwaite. Continue reading


2023-01-16 Beauty Health
Knowing that your self care products are created responsibly is extremely important these days. Not only does Briogeo do that, but they also do so by manufacturing the products here in America. A soul-searching journey by founder Nancy Twine led to the creation of Briogeo. We are on a mission to empower every person to succeed on their healthy hair journey Briogeo sticks to a “6-free promise” by which they always say ’no’ to six controversial ingredients commonly used in in hair care. Continue reading


2022-11-11 Beauty Clothing
Established in 2015 in Pittsburgh, PA, Knotzland is doing great things to recycle products and create amazing bowties! You can take a look at the bowties to see what they are making. These are great looking ties. And they are created from recycled textiles. Not only creating a great and useful product, but helping to limit what ends up in our landfills as well. This is something we can get behind. Continue reading

Mr Canary

2022-10-21 Outdoors Home Goods
We absolutely love every company that we feature here on BeAmericanMade. We truly do. However, this company has set the bar pretty high for everyone else. Mr. Canary is the self-proclaimed “company that made bird feeding cool.” However, we think they are pretty cool for how they run their Indiana-based business. At the core, Mr. Canary is a company that manufactures and sells bird feeders and bird feed. They offer several products that will put you in very high standing with your local birds for sure. Continue reading

Idaho Candle Company

In 2018 two friends in Idaho came together to launch the Idaho Candle Company. Eryn knew how to make candles. Deseree had relationship building and sales in her blood. Both were deeply enamored with their native home, Idaho, and needed to exercise their entrepreneurial and creative muscles. The candles produced by Idaho Candle Company are non-toxic, paraben free, not testing on animals and Made in America. They sell a series of candles specific to each individual state. Continue reading
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