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  • Montana Made: RoBarr Roasted Barley

    Montana Made: RoBarr Roasted Barley

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 1:53 PM EDT2018-04-24 17:53:07 GMT

    Many people drink coffee or tea every day, but a company in Conrad has created a replacement out of barley.

    Many people drink coffee or tea every day, but a company in Conrad has created a replacement out of barley.

  • Montana Made: Caffeic Coffee Roasters

    Montana Made: Caffeic Coffee Roasters

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 12:19 PM EDT2018-04-17 16:19:42 GMT

    Roasting your own coffee beans could be seen as challenging, but a Helena couple has a passion for a good cup and decided to brew up their own coffee company.  

    Roasting your own coffee beans could be seen as challenging, but a Helena couple has a passion for a good cup and decided to brew up their own coffee company.  

  • Montana Made: Montana Outlaw BBQ

    Montana Made: Montana Outlaw BBQ

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 9:16 AM EDT2018-04-10 13:16:47 GMT
    The elite competition BBQ team is making a name for itself around the country (MTN News)The elite competition BBQ team is making a name for itself around the country (MTN News)

    When you think of Montana, barbeque probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. 

    When you think of Montana, barbeque probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. 

  • Montana Made: Split Mountain Metals

    Montana Made: Split Mountain Metals

    Tuesday, March 27 2018 10:43 AM EDT2018-03-27 14:43:17 GMT

    Do good work and success will come - that's the foundation of most of Montana's small businesses. At Split Mountain Metals in Belgrade, a couple whose good work took them all the way to the nation's Capital embodies that philosophy.

    Do good work and success will come - that's the foundation of most of Montana's small businesses. At Split Mountain Metals in Belgrade, a couple whose good work took them all the way to the nation's Capital embodies that philosophy.

  • Montana Made: After Image Metal Art

    Montana Made: After Image Metal Art

    Tuesday, March 20 2018 1:33 PM EDT2018-03-20 17:33:05 GMT

    “When I’m in here, it doesn’t matter if it’s an hour or 10 hours, it’s kind of a meditation for me.” 

    “When I’m in here, it doesn’t matter if it’s an hour or 10 hours, it’s kind of a meditation for me.” 

  • Montana Made: Shop local takes on a new meaning in the Treasure State

    Montana Made: Shop local takes on a new meaning in the Treasure State

    Tuesday, March 13 2018 1:56 PM EDT2018-03-13 17:56:04 GMT

    It’s a symbol only certain businesses in the state can claim. 

    It’s a symbol only certain businesses in the state can claim. 

  • Montana Made: Trevino’s rolls out authentic tortillas

    Montana Made: Trevino’s rolls out authentic tortillas

    Tuesday, March 6 2018 9:12 AM EST2018-03-06 14:12:59 GMT
    Chris Trevino has been making tortillas since he was 5. (MTN News Photo)Chris Trevino has been making tortillas since he was 5. (MTN News Photo)

    When you think of Billings, fresh and authentic tortillas may not be the first thing that comes to mind.

    When you think of Billings, fresh and authentic tortillas may not be the first thing that comes to mind.

  • Montana Made: Mitchell Custom Boots

    Montana Made: Mitchell Custom Boots

    Tuesday, February 27 2018 12:17 PM EST2018-02-27 17:17:27 GMT

    This Montana Made report features a small studio in Corvallis where one Montana man is creating the sole for a sturdy pair of boots.

    This Montana Made report features a small studio in Corvallis where one Montana man is creating the sole for a sturdy pair of boots.

  • Montana Made: Sweetgrass Rods, a work of art for anglers

    Montana Made: Sweetgrass Rods, a work of art for anglers

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 11:28 AM EST2018-02-20 16:28:06 GMT

    Very few people find something they love to do enough that they spend their entire lives doing it. 

    Very few people find something they love to do enough that they spend their entire lives doing it. 

  • Montana Made: Back Alley Metals

    Montana Made: Back Alley Metals

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 2:41 PM EST2018-02-13 19:41:09 GMT

    “Do what you love,” is often the credo one will hear when starting out in life. Advice that is easier said than done. 

    “Do what you love,” is often the credo one will hear when starting out in life. Advice that is easier said than done. 

  • Montana Made: The Parrot

    Montana Made: The Parrot

    Tuesday, February 6 2018 1:15 PM EST2018-02-06 18:15:43 GMT

    Buying a box of candy is pretty easy, but the process of making that candy is anything but, especially when that process is done by hand.

    Buying a box of candy is pretty easy, but the process of making that candy is anything but, especially when that process is done by hand.

  • Montana Made: Trailmaster Holsters

    Montana Made: Trailmaster Holsters

    Tuesday, January 30 2018 11:48 AM EST2018-01-30 16:48:52 GMT

    Southard says his custom, leather holsters were born out of a need to stay safe in the wilderness.

    Southard says his custom, leather holsters were born out of a need to stay safe in the wilderness.

  • Billings Bronze: Forging a Montana Made legacy

    Billings Bronze: Forging a Montana Made legacy

    Tuesday, January 9 2018 12:27 PM EST2018-01-09 17:27:13 GMT
    The making of a bronze cast of a gargoyle (MTN News/Brandon Sullivan Photo)The making of a bronze cast of a gargoyle (MTN News/Brandon Sullivan Photo)

    Family owned Billings Bronze has been casting statues and monuments for nearly 30 years. 

    Family owned Billings Bronze has been casting statues and monuments for nearly 30 years. 

  • Montana Made: Harris Art Glass

    Montana Made: Harris Art Glass

    Tuesday, January 2 2018 1:38 PM EST2018-01-02 18:38:30 GMT

    For Mary Harris, what started as a hobby decades ago has turned into a booming business.

    For Mary Harris, what started as a hobby decades ago has turned into a booming business.

  • Montana Made: All Cool Ice & Catering

    Montana Made: All Cool Ice & Catering

    Tuesday, December 26 2017 12:50 PM EST2017-12-26 17:50:22 GMT

    "When I’m in the freezer and the chainsaw’s going at 5,000 RPM’s there’s a serenity there. I just really enjoy it.”

    "When I’m in the freezer and the chainsaw’s going at 5,000 RPM’s there’s a serenity there. I just really enjoy it.”

  • Montana Made: Notice Snowboards of Whitefish

    Montana Made: Notice Snowboards of Whitefish

    Tuesday, December 19 2017 12:17 PM EST2017-12-19 17:17:34 GMT

    Notice Snowboards owner Brittan Ellingson is a third-generation Montanan and has always called Whitefish his home.

    Notice Snowboards owner Brittan Ellingson is a third-generation Montanan and has always called Whitefish his home.

  • Montana Made: Joe's Pasty Shop

    Montana Made: Joe's Pasty Shop

    Tuesday, December 12 2017 11:41 AM EST2017-12-12 16:41:55 GMT

    If you worked in the underground mines, the work was long, hard, and dirty. So imagine how important a good meal would be during a short break. 

    If you worked in the underground mines, the work was long, hard, and dirty. So imagine how important a good meal would be during a short break. 

  • Montana Made: Howling Wind Forge

    Montana Made: Howling Wind Forge

    Tuesday, November 28 2017 10:58 AM EST2017-11-28 15:58:35 GMT

    Scott Kirko was inspired to start his business out of his own need for a better knife. 

    Scott Kirko was inspired to start his business out of his own need for a better knife. 

  • Montana Made: My Dude Box aimed at helping with awkward time for boys

    Montana Made: My Dude Box aimed at helping with awkward time for boys

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 7:05 PM EST2017-11-22 00:05:49 GMT
    My Dude Box provides help for boys going through puberty (MTN News/Brandon Sullivan Photo)My Dude Box provides help for boys going through puberty (MTN News/Brandon Sullivan Photo)

    Going through puberty is hard. 

    Going through puberty is hard. 

  • Montana Made: Blue Truck Bread

    Montana Made: Blue Truck Bread

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 11:38 AM EST2017-11-14 16:38:55 GMT

    In this week’s Montana Made, MTN takes you to a farm and bakery near Power, Montana, where a couple has been sharing their love for the land through a variety of sourdough breads. 

    In this week’s Montana Made, MTN takes you to a farm and bakery near Power, Montana, where a couple has been sharing their love for the land through a variety of sourdough breads. 

  • Montana Made: Altius Handcrafted Firearms

    Montana Made: Altius Handcrafted Firearms

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 1:13 PM EST2017-11-07 18:13:23 GMT

    The sport of biathlon requires athletic ability and a steady hand with a rifle.

    The sport of biathlon requires athletic ability and a steady hand with a rifle.

  • Montana Made: Allison Kallaway Jewelry

    Montana Made: Allison Kallaway Jewelry

    Tuesday, October 31 2017 10:11 AM EDT2017-10-31 14:11:32 GMT

    This Montana Made segment takes us to the small studio of metal smith jewelry artist Allison Kallaway-Young who cuts, bends and hammers metals to create one-of-a-kind jewelry. 

    This Montana Made segment takes us to the small studio of metal smith jewelry artist Allison Kallaway-Young who cuts, bends and hammers metals to create one-of-a-kind jewelry. 

  • Montana Made: Wooden carvings with a nod to MT’s political past

    Montana Made: Wooden carvings with a nod to MT’s political past

    Tuesday, October 24 2017 11:12 AM EDT2017-10-24 15:12:42 GMT

    Most Montanans are proud where they come from, which makes using the Treasure State as a decoration pretty popular. 

    Most Montanans are proud where they come from, which makes using the Treasure State as a decoration pretty popular. 

  • Montana Made: Trailhead Spirits bringing Montana heritage to each pour

    Montana Made: Trailhead Spirits bringing Montana heritage to each pour

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 9:40 AM EDT2017-10-17 13:40:12 GMT
    The Healy's Reserve Gin is aged in rye whiskey barrels (MTN News/Brandon Sullivan Photo)The Healy's Reserve Gin is aged in rye whiskey barrels (MTN News/Brandon Sullivan Photo)

    Making hand crafted spirits is a labor of love for Casey McGowan, who opened Trailhead Spirits in January 2013. 

    Making hand crafted spirits is a labor of love for Casey McGowan, who opened Trailhead Spirits in January 2013. 

  • Montana Made: River Bottom Restoration Furniture

    Montana Made: River Bottom Restoration Furniture

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 1:59 PM EDT2017-10-10 17:59:15 GMT

    In this week’s Montana Made feature, reporter Julianne Dellorso introduces us to the family behind River Bottom Restoration Furniture, and the unusual material they use. 

    In this week’s Montana Made feature, reporter Julianne Dellorso introduces us to the family behind River Bottom Restoration Furniture, and the unusual material they use. 

  • Montana Made: Skyblade Knives makes "art with an edge"

    Montana Made: Skyblade Knives makes "art with an edge"

    Tuesday, October 3 2017 1:25 PM EDT2017-10-03 17:25:07 GMT

    There are hundreds of successful small businesses in Montana that don't operate out of stores or giant factories. In this week's Montana Made segment, we visit a 30-year-old Montana business staying sharp from a Bozeman neighborhood garage. 

    There are hundreds of successful small businesses in Montana that don't operate out of stores or giant factories. In this week's Montana Made segment, we visit a 30-year-old Montana business staying sharp from a Bozeman neighborhood garage. 

  • Montana Made: Diamond Products

    Montana Made: Diamond Products

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 10:20 AM EDT2017-09-19 14:20:41 GMT

    Cleaning can be a messy task and Diamond Products is making that task not only a little easier for you, but also a little less harsh on the environment. 

    Cleaning can be a messy task and Diamond Products is making that task not only a little easier for you, but also a little less harsh on the environment. 

  • Untapped: Montana Made ciders

    Untapped: Montana Made ciders

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 9:34 AM EDT2017-09-12 13:34:40 GMT
    Last Chance serves a variety of locally sourced ciders (MTN News/Brandon Sullivan Photo)Last Chance serves a variety of locally sourced ciders (MTN News/Brandon Sullivan Photo)

    Last November, Tanner Vinecke, Sam Hoffmann and Jason Corbridge opened Last Chance Pub and Cider Mill on Montana Avenue.  

    Last November, Tanner Vinecke, Sam Hoffmann and Jason Corbridge opened Last Chance Pub and Cider Mill on Montana Avenue.  

  • Montana Made: Accu-Scribe drills for success

    Montana Made: Accu-Scribe drills for success

    Tuesday, August 29 2017 12:46 PM EDT2017-08-29 16:46:16 GMT

    Accu-Scribe is revolutionizing the drilling world.

    Accu-Scribe is revolutionizing the drilling world.

  • Montana Made: Tucker Family Farm

    Montana Made: Tucker Family Farm

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 11:46 AM EDT2017-08-22 15:46:56 GMT

    Hidden away from a smoky summer day, head cheese maker Allison Dembek looks over these sheep milk cheeses aging in a cheese cave on the Tucker Family Farm.

    Hidden away from a smoky summer day, head cheese maker Allison Dembek looks over these sheep milk cheeses aging in a cheese cave on the Tucker Family Farm.

  • Montana Made: Appleton Furniture

    Montana Made: Appleton Furniture

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 9:10 AM EDT2017-08-15 13:10:36 GMT

    If you live around Helena, you've probably seen some of the work of Appleton Furniture. They've been a part of the community for decades. 

    If you live around Helena, you've probably seen some of the work of Appleton Furniture. They've been a part of the community for decades. 

  • Montana Made: 504 Square Feet puts a different spin on pottery

    Montana Made: 504 Square Feet puts a different spin on pottery

    Tuesday, August 8 2017 6:33 AM EDT2017-08-08 10:33:51 GMT
    The pottery is inspired by Montana's landscapes (MTN News/Brandon Sullivan Photo)The pottery is inspired by Montana's landscapes (MTN News/Brandon Sullivan Photo)

    For the last five years, 504 Square Feet has been putting a different spin on pottery. 

    For the last five years, 504 Square Feet has been putting a different spin on pottery. 

  • Montana Made: Blackfeet designer headed to Paris Fashion Week

    Montana Made: Blackfeet designer headed to Paris Fashion Week

    Tuesday, August 1 2017 1:12 PM EDT2017-08-01 17:12:15 GMT

    Belinda Bullshoe said: “I thought New York was big, but Paris is just beyond.”

    “I thought New York was big, but Paris is just beyond.”

  • Montana Made: Goertzen Adventure Equipment

    Montana Made: Goertzen Adventure Equipment

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 11:21 AM EDT2017-07-18 15:21:43 GMT
    Goertzen Adventure Equipment owner Joe Goertzen inside his Missoula shop. (MTN News photo)Goertzen Adventure Equipment owner Joe Goertzen inside his Missoula shop. (MTN News photo)

    What started as a hobby has grown into a lucrative career for one Missoula entrepreneur.

    What started as a hobby has grown into a lucrative career for one Missoula entrepreneur.

  • Montana Made: Helena craftsman creates art with a purpose

    Montana Made: Helena craftsman creates art with a purpose

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 9:31 AM EDT2017-07-11 13:31:02 GMT

    Fly fishing on Montana’s rivers is a past time native Montanan’s cherish and tourists who come from every corner of the country alike. Casting lines into the Yellowstone, Missouri, Blackfoot or Smith River can be memorable experiences that people hold dear for years to come and pass along the stories to generations that follow. For Helena craftsman Al Swanson, capturing those feelings and emotions in a wooden fly box was crucial. 

    Fly fishing on Montana’s rivers is a past time native Montanan’s cherish and tourists who come from every corner of the country alike. Casting lines into the Yellowstone, Missouri, Blackfoot or Smith River can be memorable experiences that people hold dear for years to come and pass along the stories to generations that follow. For Helena craftsman Al Swanson, capturing those feelings and emotions in a wooden fly box was crucial. 

  • Montana Made: Red Oxx luggage as rugged as the Big Sky

    Montana Made: Red Oxx luggage as rugged as the Big Sky

    Saturday, July 8 2017 2:34 PM EDT2017-07-08 18:34:05 GMT
    (MTN News Photo)(MTN News Photo)

    In the quality control room of factory, workers yank, pull, and check for any imperfections on the bags set to be sent out.

    In the quality control room of factory, workers yank, pull, and check for any imperfections on the bags set to be sent out.

  • Montana Made: Painless foot snares by Select-A-Catch

    Montana Made: Painless foot snares by Select-A-Catch

    Sunday, July 2 2017 10:27 AM EDT2017-07-02 14:27:03 GMT

    Trapping wild animals for research or to be relocated is common in Montana and all over the united states. A foot snare developed in Valier is making it easier for trappers and painless for the animals.

    Trapping wild animals for research or to be relocated is common in Montana and all over the united states. A foot snare developed in Valier is making it easier for trappers and painless for the animals.

  • Montana Made: From horses to Harleys, Ray Holes Leather Care Products has you covered

    Montana Made: From horses to Harleys, Ray Holes Leather Care Products has you covered

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 10:49 AM EDT2017-06-20 14:49:19 GMT

    A locally-owned business, using locally-produced materials, to make an internationally-sold product. That’s the story of a Butte company that helps people worldwide take care of their fine leather products.

    A locally-owned business, using locally-produced materials, to make an internationally-sold product. That’s the story of a Butte company that helps people worldwide take care of their fine leather products.

  • Montana Made: McFly, LLC of Whitefish

    Montana Made: McFly, LLC of Whitefish

    Tuesday, June 13 2017 12:27 PM EDT2017-06-13 16:27:13 GMT
    Kory and Liz McGavin's non-toxic insect baits are entirely produced in the Flathead Valley. (MTN News photo)Kory and Liz McGavin's non-toxic insect baits are entirely produced in the Flathead Valley. (MTN News photo)

    You can thank this week's Montana Made business for a product that puts pests in their place.

    You can thank this week's Montana Made business for a product that puts pests in their place.

  • Montana Made: Nonprofit makes backpacks and jobs one stitch at a time

    Montana Made: Nonprofit makes backpacks and jobs one stitch at a time

    Tuesday, June 6 2017 9:07 AM EDT2017-06-06 13:07:51 GMT

    The U.S. Forest Service employs hundreds of people nationwide. Some of those employees are given a backpack, briefcase or gear pack. A Montana manufacturing plant not only makes those items, but also  provides a job for people with disabilities one stitch at a time. 

    The U.S. Forest Service employs hundreds of people nationwide. Some of those employees are given a backpack, briefcase or gear pack. A Montana manufacturing plant not only makes those items, but also  provides a job for people with disabilities one stitch at a time. 

  • Montana Made: Giving back one Jelt Belt at a time

    Montana Made: Giving back one Jelt Belt at a time

    Tuesday, May 30 2017 2:12 PM EDT2017-05-30 18:12:36 GMT
    Jelt Belts are manufactured at the Montana Women's Prison (MTN News/Paul Humphrey Photo)Jelt Belts are manufactured at the Montana Women's Prison (MTN News/Paul Humphrey Photo)

    Manufacturing products in Montana is not necessarily easy, which can make it difficult for new companies to make their products in the state.

    Manufacturing products in Montana is not necessarily easy, which can make it difficult for new companies to make their products in the state.

  • Montana Made: Superior Hardwoods of Montana

    Montana Made: Superior Hardwoods of Montana

    Tuesday, May 9 2017 12:39 PM EDT2017-05-09 16:39:20 GMT
    Superior Hardwoods of Montana owner John Medlinger says he is always looking for the next wooden motherlode. (MTN News photo)Superior Hardwoods of Montana owner John Medlinger says he is always looking for the next wooden motherlode. (MTN News photo)

    A Missoula business has made it their mission to give historic Montana lumber a new life for over 40 years. 

    A Missoula business has made it their mission to give historic Montana lumber a new life for over 40 years. 

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