Have you made the pledge to shop local for holiday gifts this year? The Local Dish is here to help you out with some of our writers’ favorite purveyors of local products! Communities across across California and the Pacific Northwest are prolific with food artisans who are fueling their regional economies.
Most of the shops have online ordering for convenient browsing, so if something catches your eye from across the miles, go ahead and try it out. Whether you shop local in your neighborhood or at a local food artisan in one of your other favorite cities, you’ll be supporting the “buy local” train that’s picking up steam!
Click on each link below for foodie gift ideas — from artisan wine, chocolate, and olive oil to gift basket ideas, menu planning for guests, and cooking essentials.