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      10 Local Woman-Owned Businesses

      Posted by Olivia G. on Mar 5, 2024 8:59:41 AM

      March is International Women’s History Month, but it's important to honor women and their contributions to society year-round! Cincinnati is filled with unique women-owned businesses. From BBQ to desserts, retail, and events, we have you covered. 

      Read our list of suggestions below for woman-owned businesses in Cincinnati, Ohio you can visit and support. 

      1. Sweets and Meats BBQ is a woman-owned and operated business that launched in 2014 by Co-Founders Kristen Bailey and Anton Gaffney. Sweets and Meats specializes in smoked meats, homemade sides & desserts using family recipes. They had spent a few years setting up a tent in the parking lot of Mt. Washington Creamy Whip. In 2016, they unveiled a BBQ food trailer. Shortly after, they opened their brick and mortar location in Mt. Washington in 2017.
      2. Très Belles Cakes, located in Reading, Ohio, is a woman-owned small business. They are known for award-winning wedding cakes and custom desserts available for any occasion.
      3. The Cheesecakery is a certified woman-owned business in Madisonville. The Cheesecakery has a large selection of deserts ranging from full cheesecakes, to mini cheesecake cups, cupcakes, and more! Stop by and grab yourself a cupcake and coffee today.
      4. 3 Sweet Girls Cakery is a walk-in shopping and local delivery bakery located in Kenwood. They have a wide variety of options, from regular, keto, vegan, and gluten-free options. From custom cakes to cookies, cupcakes, and cake pops There is an option for every occasion or if you just want a quick sweet bite.
      5. The Native One is a woman-owned boutique located in Over the Rhine. From clothing to home décor to stationery, The Native One is a perfect boutique to stop in and check out!
      6. Lace Bridal Couture is built from a true love story. They work incredibly hard to ensure that the gown selections in their stores resonate with their brides. Whether you are looking for a classic, stylish, or timeless dress they have them all. It is their mission to make every bride feel welcomed, loved, safe, and important.
      7. Totality Sculpt is a woman-founded and woman-owned business that was started because of a need in the community. Before Totality Sculpt, there was nothing like it. They offer three low to no impact modalities that range in intensity including Yoga, Climb, and XScuplt.
      8. Fern Shop was founded by Megan Strasser who loves plants and designing spaces and environments. Bridging design and nature, Fern offers a beautiful selection of house plants including tropical plants, succulents and cacti, air plants, and a rotating collection of hand-crafted planters. They also have plant care tools and home goods available. Stop in at their College Hill location to make your day a bit greener.
      9. Gia and the Blooms, owned by businesswoman Yuliya, she created this business to bring contemporary and clean aesthetics to creating floral arrangements. They offer elegant and fresh flowers from the garden to create arrangements that will find the perfect spot in your home, office, and events. Stop by at their location in OTR to brighten up your day.
      10. The Beauty Boost Cincy is a community for women to feel empowered, healthy, and beautiful. Join local events, including retreat getaways, fitness events, empowerment events, and social events. This woman-owned business offers event passes for you to join and meet more women in your community.

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