November 20, 2020
We're starting to get in the holiday mood, and that means we're looking to some of our favorite sustainable brands for gift ideas. From wildflower honey samplers, to American-made sustainable wool blankets, there is something for everyone. We all need an extra pick me up this year, so here's hoping this list helps brighten your holiday season.
Perfect as a weekend bag, grocery tote, or a beautiful place for extra blankets at home. This handwoven sisal tote is made by rural Kama women in Kenya in collaboration with the Fair Trade Federation. Find it here!
We don't know about you, but this looks like our new quarantine hobby. A selection of four raw honey varietals from around the US featuring flavors like Maine raspberry, and Colorado star thistle, are hand corked and sealed with beeswax, then packaged in an oak block gift box. This treat from Bee Raw benefits artisanal bee keepers, supports ecosystems, and brings you closer to nature! Find it here!
Handcrafted by artisan women in Patagonia and made of locally sourced raw sheep's wool and vegetable tanned saddle leather, there's so much to love about these! Each pair includes a QR code that tracks back to the group of women in Patagonia who made your pair, and they even come with a repair kit so you can mend and add your own crafty contributions. Find it here!
These thoughtfully-made shears will brighten any plant-lover's holiday season. From their beech wood handle to their honed stainless steel blades, it's a lovely edition to any gardener's arsenal. Even Oprah is a fan! Find it here!
These gorgeous blankets will give you log cabin vibes, plus the wool is sourced from a climate beneficial ranch in Northern California. Perfect for cozying up by the fire, these wool throws bring the centuries-old weaving tradition into the future. Find it here!
A giftable pair of two geranium and vetiver staples, wrapped up in a beautiful hand-printed cloth bag. These two products layer together for a botanical scent experience, not to mention protective hydration for your skin. Find it here!
Lora Gene is a sustainable and size inclusive brand now featuring a capsule collection by Aja Barber. For Black Friday they are offering discounts and topping garment workers' wages with the same discounts offered to customers. Does it get any better than that? We love this chunky and oversized wool cardigan. Find it here!
Sip the season with this wild-harvested tea from Juniper Ridge. Made in small batches and packaged in sustainably sourced paper boxes through the Sustainable Forestry Initiative, it's truly a feel-good gift. Find it here!
Rolled in small batches in San Francisco, these incense sticks are a beautiful and fragrant addition to any home. Evoking notes of vanilla, and golden honey, this scent experience is thought to conjure creativity and high spirits. Find it here!