November Top 13: Small Business We Love
Not a fan of the Black Friday madness? Neither are we. We’d rather spend Saturday November 26th supporting our favorite small businesses, plus it’s a chance for us to give a little #clientlove!
Maker’s Market boasts an impressive collection of American made, handcrafted goods. You can stop by their new flagship store on Santana Row in San Jose to peruse handbags, jewelry, homewares and more.
Know someone with a sweet tooth? Socola Chocolatier can create a custom batch of chocolates that are as appealing to the eye as they are to the tastebuds.
For your friends and family who are remaining health-conscious even during the indulgent holiday season, set them up with some Living Greens juices so they can replenish themselves once the feasting is over.
A gift set from Ziesche covers all your bases when you can’t decide on just one item to give. We recommend the Lemongrass, Vetiver and Sage set!
A beautiful bouquet from Ampersand will put the finishing touch on your Thanksgiving tablescape, or you could pick one up to send to a loved one who can’t be with you for the holidays.
You’ll definitely impress when you give a gift from Heath Ceramics. The design shop offers wares that are coveted high and low.
Annmarie Skincare is one of our new favorite local brands who promises organic, honest skincare products for all.
Find a sweet and nostalgic gift for the little ones at Paxton Gate Curiosities For Kids, a shop that only stocks toys predating the digital era, so the kids can learn how it was done back in your day.
Visit Convert in Hayes Valley to pick up something stylish for the discerning man in your life. Bonus — everything stocked at Convert is made using sustainable practices.
Traveler is a new eco friendly, artistically inclined outdoors and surf shop located in nearby Pacifica. Traveler also stocks homewares, clothing, trinkets and gifts.
Castle in the Air is what crafter’s dreams are made of, with scads of elegant materials all under one roof. Plus, they offer classes in printmaking, calligraphy and more at their Berkeley studio.
And finally, when you’re back to the work week and finished with your holiday shopping spree, treat yourself to something revitalizing from our favorite Potrero coffee truck, Papa November — now serving tasty pastries from Neighbor Bakehouse!