Danielle Brooks & The Honey Truck Co.

Danielle Brooks & The Honey Truck Co.

VALUES-BASED HOLIDAY SHOPPING TIP #3: BUY LOCAL FOOD

One of my favorite gifts to receive during the holidays (or any time) is definitely food. And what could be better than locally sourced and fresh-made food? If you are thinking of putting together gift baskets for clients, family or out of town guests - be sure to add a jar of local honey to the mix. Honey makes a great sweetener and can be used in so many ways! Read this post to learn about how one woman in Florida is on a mission to spread local honey far and wide.

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Spencer Hooker & Megan Vidal of The Kookaburra Coffee

Spencer Hooker & Megan Vidal of The Kookaburra Coffee

VALUES-BASED HOLIDAY SHOPPING TIP #5: GIVE LOCAL COFFEE

Coffee has become one of those icons of personality in our culture. For most of us, long gone are the days of brewing Folgers from the big red can in your Mr. Coffee standard coffee maker. People swear by cold brew over traditional iced or pour-over instead of standard drip. But, no matter your coffee preferences, we all know that buying fair trade and local is better for the world. In my experience, they also taste better! Read this post to learn about one of my favorite coffee shops and how the founders are using coffee to build community and better people’s lives.

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