At Faial da Terra there is one grocery store, 1 café, 1 restaurant. Once a week fresh bolos levedos (look like a muffin) from our local fabric at the grocery, itinerant merchants for vegetables, fish and bread. You will also find a ATM, post office and taxis.

At Povoação there is supermarkets, frutaria, butcher. A hospital, pharmacy, post office, restaurants.