The Fundy-Acadia Region is largely rural, with low population densities.  This is a large factor in its appeal, but also necessitated for most of its history, the establishment of the "general store."  General stores were a blend of department stores and discount stores, carrying staples, necessities, and a few luxury items all at country prices.  Country and farmers markets, meanwhile, tended to carry fresh produce, as well as pickled and preserved food, in addition to crafts.  Unlike elsewhere in both countries, this type of shopping experience has not been completely displaced by the big box stores of urban and suburban centers.  Below you will find some featured General stores as well as newer convenience stores where you can still shop at your leisure and find (almost) everything you could need!