10 Locally Made Holiday Gift Ideas For Her

Here are 10 ways to show her you care this holiday season - there's something very special about a locally made gift.

49th Apparel

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Each pair of these incredibly warm and comfortable PJs are made in-house with a high quality flannel that is made to last. These pajamas will keep her comfy and cozy on those cold nights this winter.

480 Queen Street East Sault Ste. Marie, ON (705)946-8865.

Chirp Cosmetics

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These beautiful cosmetics are handmade in small batches with quality ingredients. Chirp cosmetics company offers you cruelty-free makeup with a personal approach. All products have a natural base, are paraben and formaldehyde-free and are always 100% certified cruelty-free by the Leaping Bunny organization.

The produts range from skincare, lip balm, soy candles, hair care, plalettes, makeup and gift packs and certificates.

Mill Market
35 Canal Dr, Sault Ste. Marie, ON.
Current Market Hours: Saturdays 10-3 and Wednesdays 12-6.

Or online at www.chirpcosmeticscompany.com.

Meadowview Alpaca Farm Mitts

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Thrum Mitts are a big hit with anyone wanting to keep their hands warm on a cold, wintery day.  With a variety of natural and hand dyed coloured yarns, we're sure you will get the mittens you're looking for.  Yarns and rovings in these mitts are a blend of 80% alpaca and 20% fine merino or bamboo. However, 100% alpaca or an alpaca/bamboo blend can be ordered for those having allergies to merino. $65 per pair and worth every penny.

Mill Market
35 Canal Dr, Sault Ste. Marie, ON
Current Market Hours:
Saturdays 10-3
Wednesdays 12-6

Or online at www.meadowviewalpacafarm.com.

Northern Twisted Art

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Northern Twisted Art is a local shop in Sault Ste Marie, specializing in semi-precious gemstone Tree of Life Sculptures, Suncatchers, Custom Birthstone Family Trees, Birthstone Trees, Hockey Trees, Jewellery and Wine Charms.

Custom order Gemstone meaning Trees, Family Trees and Birthstone trees are welcomed for any occasion, don't hesitate to ask for something special this holiday season.

Mill Market
35 Canal Dr, Sault Ste. Marie, ON
Current Market Hours:
Saturdays 10-3
Wednesdays 12-6

Naked Beauty Soap Co.

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Health and beauty products handmade with natural ingredients. Soaps, body butters, face creams, salves, masks and more. What more could a girl want?

Mill Market
35 Canal Dr, Sault Ste. Marie, ON
Current Market Hours:
Saturdays 10-3
Wednesdays 12-6

Clean & Press Juice Bar - Gift Certificate

Clean & Press Juice Bar recently opened its doors here in Sault Ste. Marie, and is serving up numerous healthy-eating options. The menu is packed with fresh, organic juices, smoothies, and superfood smoothie bowls made daily using primarily organic and local ingredients. A gift certificate is the perfert gift for the special lady in your life to pop in and grab some healthy breakfast or lunch while she's on the go.

The juice and smoothie bar is open from 8 am-4 pm Monday through Friday, and Saturdays from 10 am-2:30 pm.

Clean & Press is located inside of The Tech, at 130 Wellington Street East. For more information, visit the Clean & Press Juice Bar Facebook page.

Located in

The Tech at 131 Wellington Street East, Sault Ste. Marie, ON.

Berkana Art Studio - ARt Lessons

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Offering private lessons and group classes for all ages, Berkana Art Studio can teach you to “express yourself in art.”  A gift certificate will make the perfect stocking stuffer for the artist in your life or for her to explore a new hobbie in the New Year.

Website: berkanastudio.ca

Located in The Tech, at 130 Wellington Street East.

Valley Field Farm - A Farm Share


Give the gift of a Farm Share this holiday season. Farmed by Martti & Melanie Lemieux, Valleyfield is focused on building rich topsoil to nurture flavourful, nutrient dense foods for the families of Algoma through regenerative agriculture.

Weekly share consists of the following seasonally available produce: apples, lettuce, rhubarb, pumpkin, carrots, wild leeks, peas,  beets, sweet corn, beans, assorted herbs, swiss chard, mustard greens, cabbage, watercress, green onions, mesclun salad mix, radish, broccoli, zucchini, squash, cucumber, potatoes, tomatoes, and wild berries, to name a few.

A share is valued at $450 (14-16 weeks of fresh organically grown produce).

A home delivery option is available for $550 ($450 + 100 delivery)

Valleyfield Farm - 193 Cemetry Rd. Echo Bay, ON (705) 248-3071

Mill Market - 35 Canal Dr, Sault Ste. Marie, ON
Current Market Hours: Saturdays 10-3 and Wednesdays 12-6

A Gift for Two - Romantic Sleigh Ride

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Pack a picnic for two and take her on a romantic sleigh ride. You will be nested comfortably in a mound of dry hay.  Listen to the clinking of the heel chains, runners on the snow, star gaze and enjoy the still of an evening in the forest - truly enchanting!

Stop by Shabby Motley located at 365 Queen Street East, for some Cordelia Plant-Based Meals and you'll have an instant picnic she will love.

All rides are booked on the hour and are $170 taxes included.

Call Farmer Bob at 253-4712 at Mockingbird Hill Farm to book your romatic sleigh ride for two.

About Dionne Elgie

Dionne Elgie grew up in Sault Ste. Marie and has a deep personal love for this city, and like many Saultites, a real passion for the great outdoors. Along with her team at DIG (Digital Intelligence Group)—she works with Tourism Sault Ste. Marie to curate compelling travel stories and collect truly useful tour tips that appeal to both local residents and out-of-town visitors. You can contact Dionne at dionne@digdeep.ca—she’d love to hear from you!

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