Looking for a holiday gift? Buy local

New Hampshire is home to many talented artisans and creative people – check them out and show your support

Sweet treats

1. Candy

Woodard’s Sugar House is a small sugaring operation in Surry.  They offer a variety of premium maple products including maple syrup, maple candy … even maple-coated dog bones. They truly have a gift for everyone in the family.

For more information: https://woodardssugarhouse.com

CampmixTis’ the seasonings

Camp Mix in Hollis is a specialty food producer that focuses on all-in-one seasonings. The original Camp Mix is a mixture of garlic, onion, black pepper, salt, white pepper and celery salt and tastes great on everything. Try their other flavors like Lemon-Pepper and Honey-Cinnamon.

For more information: http://www.campmix.com

Upcycled and unique

3. Home And PalletHome and Pallet, based in Manchester, makes products exclusively from upcycled pallets. They inspect each pallet to ensure they produce only the highest quality home décor that is built to last. From coasters to wine racks to toilet paper holders, you’ll find something for everyone on your list.

For more information: https://homeandpalletnh.com

4. The Cat Who Loved The MoonA comforting story

The “Cat Who Loved the Moon” offers a heartfelt message of comfort during times of loss and change. Cromwell, a calico cat, is delighted that her shapes and patterns mimic stages of the moon. She loves their bond and the similarities they share, but one day, the moon silently slips away. What unfolds is a lesson about love, loss, and the beauty of lasting memories. Written by Jennifer Lea Reynolds of Belmont.

For more information:  www.jenniferleareynolds.com

Take care of yourself


Badger is a small, family-owned and family-run company in Gilsum. They blend organic plant extracts, exotic oils, beeswax, and minerals together to make the safest, most effective products possible to soothe, heal, protect and treat your body. Badger Balm (formerly called “Badger Healing Balm”) is the original product they built the company around.

For more information: www.badgerbalm.com

Give them a jolt

6. Woodshed Roasting Company

Woodshed Roasting Company in the Lakes Region are roasters of specialty coffee, sourcing coffee from around the world. Most coffees are roasted to order and hand roasted in one of their three roasters. Buy coffee by the bag or in single-serving K-cups. They also sell accessories and gifts for the coffee lover in your life.

For more information: https://www.woodshedroast.com

Beautiful and functional


Founded in 1854, Peterboro Basket Company is the oldest continuous manufacturer of baskets in the country. They make high-quality baskets you can use in your home decor or to give as a gift. They make all types of baskets including storage, laundry and picnic in a large variety of colors and sizes.

For more information: www.peterborobasket.com

8. The Weather StoryLearn about the weather

This book is a great way to learn about the weather. It’s great for kids and adults; everyone will learn something when they read “The Weather Story” by Cyrena-Marie Arnold, a meteorologist and author who lives in New Hampshire.

For more information: https://www.wxcyrena.com/

9. Home SignA personalized present

Home Sweet Signs NH, based in Londonderry, makes custom hand-painted wood signs for your home. Their signs are made with lots of love using solid wood of all sizes that are customized with a name and other phrases.

More information: www.facebook.com/HomeSweetSigns

WolfeborocandleSmells like home

Wolfeboro Candle Company interprets the essence of New Hampshire’s regions into fragrances like Granite State Forest, Winnipesaukee Weekend and New Hampshire Farmhouse. Their 12.25 oz glass container candles are made with soy wax and wood wicks. Buy one for yourself and one for someone who misses home.

For more information: www.wolfeborocandleco.com

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