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Gifts of Summer: Locally Made Finds

Salute the finer things of summer—lawn games, camping trips, ice pops and more—with these locally made finds.

Old Glories Gifts

1 Uptown Heritage Felt Pennants In Westerville, Ohio, Rita Hedmond sews flags in seven colors. From $35 for a 28-inch pennant. uptownheritage.etsy.com

2 Tiny But Mighty Heirloom Popcorn Toss your floss! This teeny 150-year-old Iowa variety pops up with practically no hull. $6 for 20 ounces, online or at stores such as Whole Foods. tinybutmightyfoods.com

3 Lost Lust Supply Pins  If you don’t wear a cute deer, bike or RV on your lapel yet, your daughter probably does. Buddies Brian Stowell and native Midwesterner Charlie Wagers sell fun ones. $8. lostlustsupply.com

4 Shinola Horseshoe Game Befitting its Detroit roots, this forged-steel game is built to endure decades of clinks and tosses. $130. shinola.com

5 Solid Manufacturing Slingshot  These are handmade to order in Minneapolis from sustainably harvested white pine. $34. solidmanufacturingco.com

6 Jonny Pops Made with a splash of cream, these real-fruit treats from Minnesota are the grown-up way to slurp. From $4.99 for a box of three at stores such as Target. jonnypops.com

7 Canvas And Paddle Map Trays Sold in five styles, these retro Michigan map trays come from Mackinac Island. $36. canvasandpaddle.com

 

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