2020 Holiday Gift Guide

This year, consider gifts that make an impact. Your purchase of locally-crafted goods, like honey, tea, and herbal elixirs, supports our local economy and directly impacts families and producers in our community. Shopping for fair trade and eco-conscious gifts are a way of putting your money where your heart is. Whether you’re shopping for a friend, coworker, parent, or child, you’ll find something unique for everyone on your list at Kimberton Whole Foods!

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  1. Lake Champlain Chocolates: Lake Champlain is a family-owned certified B Corporation located in Vermont. They create extraordinary chocolates that support a triple bottom line: people, profits, and planet. Made using organic ingredients and 100% fair trade certified chocolate. Available in beautiful gift-worthy packaging.
  2. Honey Gardens Honey & Lemon Syrup: Complete with organic apple cider vinegar, botanicals, and beneficial herbs like echinacea, this Lemon and Honey Syrup makes the perfect addition to your health routine. Contains added zinc and vitamin C for additional wellness support.
  3. Furnace Creek Farm Herbal Elixirs: Furnace Creek Farm is a medicinal and culinary herb farm located in Oley, Pennsylvania. Grace Galanti is the herbalist behind the brand; her love of plants began as a child during botany walks through a local apple orchard. Enjoy these elixirs in hot water to make tea or in sparkling water for an herbal soda.
  4. Lancaster Farmacy Chaga Chai: Lancaster Farmacy was founded in 2009 by Elisabeth (Eli) Weaver and Casey Spacht, in Lancaster County. They specialize in certified organic medicinal herbs, flowers, and produce. A unique and medicinal chai made with warming spices, herbs, and medicinal mushrooms for cleansing and supporting the immune system.
  5. Equal Exchange Coffee: Fair Trade cooperatives like @equalexchange give ownership of a for-profit business directly to the people: they are based on democratic principles and each member has an equal vote. Buying fair trade coffee means that the farmers were paid enough to cover their costs of production and give them a safety net when market prices fall below a sustainable level. Look for fairly and responsibly traded coffee, including @equalexchange brand, at our stores.
  6. Local Honey: Honey is a functional food providing antioxidants, minerals, enzymes, and vitamins. You just can’t beat local honey straight from the hive! Look for these local brands: Wild Creek Bee Farm, Swarmbustin’ Honey, Oley Hemp, Honeybee Shoppe
  7. Charlotte’s Web CBD Gummies: Charlotte’s Web is a trusted brand, and one of our customers’ favorites. Their tasty and effective gummies offer full-spectrum hemp extract with naturally occurring CBD. These would make a thoughtful gift for a friend or family member who is looking to try CBD for the first time.

  1. Nordic Dreams Aprons and Oven Gloves: Oven mitts and aprons from Scandinavia. These are made with high quality linen and are adorned with adorable designs, guaranteed to make friends and family smile.
  2. Maroma Incense: Maroma is a fair-trade line of incense, launched in 1976 in Auroville, a progressive, international community in southern India that celebrates unity above all race, creed or politics. The brand focuses on sustainability in their manufacturing and right down to their recyclable packaging. Beautifully scented with natural essential oils.
  3. Holiday Cards: Beautiful cards featuring art from independent artists.
  4. Maggie’s Wool Socks: These socks are made at family mills and co-ops in the USA, produced using certified Organic fibers and fair labor practices. Maggie’s has been supporting US textile workers for over 20 years, while their direct contracts and prepayments to over 2000 cooperative farmers in Nicaragua guarantees their profits and share their risks.
  5. Talla Imports Gnomes: Unique and beautifully designed, with a charming aesthetic of holidays in Northern Europe. These gnomes add whimsy and character wherever they find themselves! Produced by makers who are committed to fair trade practices for their employees and families.
  6. Bee Natural Honeypot Beeswax Luminaries: Beautiful, unique, handcrafted, beeswax Honeypot® luminaries add a warm glow and real honey aroma to any home. These measure approximately 3 1/2 inches in width, and include a centered receptacle fixed in the base and a beeswax tealight.
  7. Andes Winter Wear: Andes Gifts items are hand-crafted year round by hundreds of indigenous women residing in the highlands of both Peru and Bolivia. Look for warm and fashionable gloves, headbands, and more.

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  1. A Kids Book About… Books: Books to kickstart challenging and important conversations, covering topics such as: Anxiety, Failure, Belonging, Racism, Divorce, Depression, Body Image, Gratitude, Empathy, Mindfulness, Disabilities, Bullying, and Shame.
  2. Haba Games and Puzzles: Created by a German company that has been family owned and operated for more than 80 years.  Simple designs that provide value and quality. Produced using safe, non-toxic, water based stains and lacquers, wood where possible, and packed with recycled corrugated material.
  3. EEboo Games and Puzzles: Woman run, mother owned, and sustainably sourced. Thoughtful games, flashcards, puzzles and more for your developing child.
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