BARTOW, Fla. (FOX 13) - Bartow residents, you don’t need to travel far to shop.
In fact, downtown Bartow is booming and has many local shops to offer. Inside the historic Stuart Hotel building, you can find the Bartow Mercantile and Rafa Natural. Both are neighbors.
Bartow Mercantile is described as a shop that "sells authentic antique and vintage housewares and linens, artwork and handcrafted jewelry," per its Facebook page. On the other hand, Rafa Natural sells bath and body products made fresh daily, and focuses on organic and vegan products.