Asheville Made Gifts for Your Valentine!
When you think about how to celebrate the love you have with your valentine, what do you imagine? Hopefully, pampering and nourishing your body! We are so lucky to have a plethora of incredible producers bringing us outstanding gifts, treats and lovely products perfect for celebrating love!
No one knows what you and your sweetheart adore better than you do, but we’ve gathered a list we think you’ll love! Start here and then visit our online market to explore more!
These incredible chocolatiers are creating small batch bean-to-bar chocolate. They strive to use ingredients that are ethically sourced, organic, or local whenever possible. All wrapping is either handmade or made from recycled materials. From flavors like Tennessee Whiskey + Honey to Napa Valley Pinot Noir, their flavors are sure to light up your palate!
Cornerstone Tea is bringing the finest loose-leaf teas to your cup! All of their teas are handcrafted, blended and packaged right here in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains! Whether you’re brand new to loose-leaf teas or a passionate aficionado, they firmly believe there is a tea for everyone. Discover your new favorite tea with humor, grace, and unabashed delight.
If you are in search of high quality natural artisan soaps and body care products made by a local small business who prioritizes supporting other small businesses on the local and global scale while walking as gently as possible upon the earth, look no further than Faerie Made! From bath salts and lotions to nail polish and soaps, this producer has something for everyone.
Have you eaten the world’s most nutritious chocolate? Mandala chocolates are conscientious, organic and paleo! When shopping these chocolates, you’ll discover options with little to no sugar, CBD, superfoods and more. Their purpose is to refine business through cacao while donating 10% of all sales to conservation efforts!
Savor Shrub Bitters
If 2020 taught us anything, it was to savor life’s little moments! How better is there to do just that than with bitters aperitifs! Savor shrub bitters are an aromatic, fruit-forward non-alcoholic aperitif to be enjoyed neat, "on-the-rocks," with seltzer, as a mixer or even as a hot toddy or tea. Their small-batch, farm-to-table sensibilities influence their fragrant flavors, blended to perfection from bitters and juicy fruits, harvested at peak seasonal ripeness. Taste all of their signature flavors with their flight that includes spirit pairing recommendations and recipes.
Sister of Mother Earth
Sister of Mother Earth brings together herbal education with tonics, honeys, finishing salts, body care and more! Their fire cider and elderberry syrup are ready to guide you through the winter months while their honeys, vinegars and salts invite you into the kitchen with your very own honey. Sister of Mother Earth strives to translate the wisdom of Appalachia into their products.
If you are looking for a beverage that will both excite your taste buds and nourish your body, look no further than Shanti Elixirs. This handcrafted + fermented sparkling raw honey green tea jun is infused with love, peace and good vibes! Not to mention with flavors like Tulsi Rose and Lemon Lavender, they invite soothing calmness into your day. Looking for a cocktail? No worries, their website offers mixology recipes and encourages creativity and fun!
Spiral Roots Sanctuary