The winters may feel long in Northern BC, but feel the comforts of home with this selection of gifts from across the region. From honey to beer, bath bombs to artwork, each of these BC Marketplace businesses offer you something unique for this holiday season.
Gift Idea: Canadian Honey
Perfect for: Toast Lovers
Location: Peace River
The thick, creamy texture or raw honey makes it perfect for spreading on toast, adding to smoothies, and mixing into dressings. Give the gift of this delicious honey this holiday season.
Gift Idea: Mushroom Salt
Perfect for: The Foodie
Mushroom Salt not only enhances the flavour of any dish, but also provides many health benefits. Making it a great gift for any friend that likes to experiment with food. Smithereens mushrooms are grown, processed, and manufactured by Smithereens’ French Chef, in the heart of Smithers.
Gift Idea: Coast Mountain Pilsner
Perfect for: Hopheads
Have a friend that likes craft beer? This is the perfect gift. Brewed by Sherwood Mountain Brewhouse, this Pilsner is fresh but with a caramel sweetness and hop bitterness. Reminding those friends of that one summer in Europe.
Gift Idea: “DO NOT EAT ME” Donut Bath Bombs
Perfect for: Midnight Soaker
Location: Fort St. John
A bath bomb that looks and smells so good, you’ll want to eat it. These handcrafted bath and body products are made with plant based, Fair Trade ingredients that will leave their skin silky soft and smelling amazing.
Gift Idea: PR Anchor Crewneck Sweater
Perfect for: Proud Locals
Location: Prince Rupert
Have someone that holds Prince Rupert in a special place in their heart? Haley Apparel’s hoodies, sweaters and tees are the perfect gift. Either the PR Anchor or the Rupert Fish, their cozy, soft to touch cotton, will make them both look good and feel good.
Gift Idea: Mens Shave Collections
Perfect for: Bearded Friends
This is the ultimate gift for the special mad in your life. Not only does this set include beard oil that will make them feel good, but it also includes their own shaving cup, shaving brush, shredder bar and more. Made with unpasteurized honey, their products are good for both you and the environment.
Gift Idea: Limited Edition Prints
Perfect for: Art Lovers
Do you ever enter a home and look at a blank wall that’s begging for some artwork? Give the gift of original silkscreen prints from Prince Rupert artist, Kari Morgan. Kari’s art is known to marry traditional First Nations art and modern minimalist vibes. Perfect for any West Coast home.
Gift Idea: Wooden Bear Puzzle
Perfect for: Bear Loving Toddlers
This stacking teddy bear puzzle is perfect for any toddler looking to build on their fine-motor skills. Made with natural wood and painted with non toxic materials, these are an opportunity to unlock your favourite niece or nephew’s imagination.
Gift Idea: Glade Runner Dark Roast
Perfect for: Coffee Fiends
If there is one thing that Canadians can agree on, it is their love of coffee. The chocolate and nutmeg undertones of this Glade Runner coffee, roasted in Northern BC, will give your coffee loving friend a taste of wintery comfort, after they have been out in the snow all day.