At Good Commerce, we love to support local businesses in British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario, so we’ve rounded up some of our personal favourites to share with you – so you can finish (or start) your holiday gift shopping.
Chiwi's - Snack better this holiday season with Chiwi's 100% natural snacks that taste amazing and pack a nutritional punch.
La Roux - This traditional french patisserie uses local ingredients and offers delicious favourites like creme brûlée, profiteroles, and so much more.
Mink Chocolate - Give the gift of supremely decadent and ultra-luxurious small-batch artisan chocolate bars and bonbons from Mink.
Chef Cuterie - Artisan hand-crafted beef jerky and smoked meats that are packed with flavour and locally made.
Salty Seattle - The world's first croissant-shaped, handmade, rainbow-coloured gnocchi that's sure to liven any dish.
For Beverage Lovers
Kamloops Holiday Wine 6-Pack - An exclusive holiday collaboration 6-pack from Monte Creek, Harper’s Trail and Privato winery in Kamloops.
32 Lakes Coffee Roasters - Fresh roasted, delicious, single-origin coffee that's sure please from an intentionally carbon-neutral company.
Paragon Tea Room - Enjoy a wide selection of Paragon's modern hand-crafted teas that use the longstanding traditions of tea culture.
Field Stone Fruit Wines - Crafted from 100% Alberta-grown fruit, these delicious fruit wines are sure to brighten your holidays.
Foggy Bean Coffee - Small batch, locally roasted coffee located in the rainforests of Ucluelet on Vancouver Island with high sustainability practices.
Great Wall Tea - Loose leaf tea and festive gift boxes from a company that's committed to ethically run practices and fair wages for workers.
The Liberty Distillery - Handcrafted spirits that are made locally, paying homage to old traditions and following exact recipes.
Chaiwalachai - Chaiwala Masala Chai is a 100% natural, handcrafted blend that is made with love in small batches in Ontario.
Kamloops Wine Trail - Explore the Kamloops wine trail with fun for the whole squad, including wine tastings, festive activities, and a stay at the Delta Hotel.
Hive Climbing - With fun for all experience levels, give the gift of bouldering at the Hive Climbing centre.
Rec Room - Check out the endless options for every age group at the Rec Room, like axe throwing, arcade games, good eats, entertainment, prizes and more.
Bloedel Conservatory - Take a stroll through the domed lush paradise that features 100 exotic birds and 500 exotic plants and flowers.
For Health + Wellness Junkies
The Refill Shop - Eco-minded, package-free soap refill store with an array of solutions for cleaning, home decor, pets, and more.
iheart - Give the power to feel better and live longer, right at your fingers tips, with the revolutionary iheart oximeter that tracks your health in real-time.
VanCity Physio - Help your loved ones put their health first, and treat the root causes of their pain and discomfort with professional physiotherapy.
For the Person Who Has Everything
No Story Lost - Turning family stories into unique coffee table books and family keepsakes.
Hannah Melnyk Makes - Mindfully made pottery that holds unique character and are works of functional art.
Check back for part two, featuring local gift ideas for her, him, little ones, furry friends and the home.