Colonsay plays host to a variety of different businesses and enterprises, producing a wide range of local, high quality commodiites:
Colonsay is the smallest island in the world with it's own brewery.
The island plays host to a population of black bees producing the world reknowned Colonsay Wildflower Honey.
Award winning oysters are farmed on the island and exported the world over.
House of Lochar publishing company is based on the island.
Colonsay is home to many local artists and craft producers.
Expertise and skills are often shared by the these loocal artisans. Bee-keeping courses and knitting courses are among the most popular.