Put a piece of Northern BC under the tree this holiday season. Small business owners working in this part of the province are extremely creative. Whether you’re looking for a unique and artful piece to gift to someone special or want to fill up on delicious stocking stuffers, you’re sure to find hidden gems by shopping from these Northern BC small businesses.
1. Atlin Mountain Coffee Roasters
Woodfire roasted coffee
Any coffee-lover on your holiday shopping list will be excited to try these wood fire-roasted coffees from the North. They also have an organic whisky barrel-aged coffee that would taste great on Christmas morning.
2. Wild Moon Creations
Spiritual self-care products
From perfume oils and candles to facial serums and room sprays, if you have someone on your list that you’d like to pamper, then treat them to a bundle of spiritual self-care products from Wild Moon Creations.
3. Little Lamb Lavender
Feather face and body lotion
Using lavender grown on Black Horse Ranch, Little Lamb Lavender products make for a calming, soothing gift after a hectic holiday season.
4. Smithereens Mushrooms
Mushroom risotto base
This Northern BC small business is farming mushrooms and creating products like these delicious risotto base packs. We love their whimsical mushroom house logo, but your intended recipient of this tasty gift will love the rich flavours.
5. North Pacific Kelp Wild Foods
Kelp spices, dry kelp leaves, kelp fertilizer
For something truly unique, try gifting the flavours of the Northern BC oceans with kelp products harvested from Haida Gwaii.
6. Kari Morgan
First Nations art prints
Paintings and prints from Nisga’a artist Kari Morgan will bring a fresh look into any home this holiday season.
7. Amanda Salmon
Jewellery from Haida Gwaii
Amanda Salmon handmakes jewellery using ocean-tumbled sea pottery and sea glass. Pick up a pendant, a pair of earrings, or a ring as a gift for a special someone. They also make custom orders and offer gift cards.
8. Crystal Cabin Gallery
Crystal Cabin sells stunning crystal specimens and features jewellery and artwork from artists in Haida Gwaii. You’re sure to find an impressive holiday gift here for the person on your list who loves art and Indigenous design.
9. Twelve Months Of Fun On Haida Gwaii With Mattie & Jojo
If you have a little one on your holiday shopping list, pick up a copy of this children’s book written by mother-daughter duo Lynn Hughan and Carsen Gray and see how wonderful life can be on Haida Gwaii.
10. RavenSong Soap and Candle
RavenSong Soap & Candle crafts small batch, handmade, luxury soaps using a cold process tradition. Each bar is like a mini work of art.
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