Find the perfect gifts this year! Our gift guide features some of our favourite cruelty-free, ethical, and sustainable products & brands.
GROW YOUR ROOTS FOODS
100% vegan, 100% delicious. As people continue to seek out plant based options, our chef-created mixes make the perfect gift this holiday season! Our top picks include the Holiday Cookie Bundle, the Vegan Staples Box, and the Ultimate Brunch Bundle; perfect for big family get togethers!
Good coffee, for good. Animated Coffee supports animals across Canada by donating 25% of their proceeds to animal rescue partners. Their coffee is ethically sourced and roasted in the Ottawa Valley. We love the pic’n’mix section and delivery right to your door. Use code SWEET10 for 10% off. animated.coffee
We’re big fans of the popular dairy free and vegan Zengarry cashew cheese. It’s locally handmade in small batches to meet and exceed the expectations of discerning health and eco-conscious consumers. Try their Cranberry & Pistachio Double Crème Wheel this holiday! shop.zengarry.com
Wuxly movementFor the planet and its people. Innovators of the first Canadian tech-based vegan parka, designed with performance and style in mind. Canadian-made using the highest quality animal-free materials and meets unmatched ethical and sustainable standards. wuxly.com
the compassion knit co.Canadian handmade vegan knitwear. This ethical shop sells high quality hats, headbands, shawls, accessories, and unique zero waste products using animal-free yarn and vegan leather. We love their chunky knit, slouchy fit unisex knit hat. etsy.com/ca/shop/CompassionKnitCo
karlo estatesFor the planet and everyone on it. Karlo Estates produces gold medal wines with sustainability in mind. They produced the first certified vegan wine in the world. You can order wine from their bottle shop, but if you have the chance to visit, they host incredible plant based dinners and live music. karloestates.com
northern rose CoThese small batch candles are made with 100% natural soy wax, carefully selected premium fragrances and essential oils, and FSC certified crackling, wooden wicks. Even better? A tree is planted for every candle purchased through One Tree Planted, and you can recycle your jars. northernrose.ca
SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL VEGAN options
Give a gift card. Our favourite gifts typically involve food; and with the ongoing pandemic there has never been a better time to go and support your local restaurants, shops, and small businesses. Our Ottawa pick is Ale Amberwood for their delicious and creative vegan menu. aleottawa.ca