It’s December, a time for festivity, love and Christmas shopping!
This year, why not make your gift extra meaningful by supporting a social or environmental cause.
To make it easier for you, we’ve gathered a list of wonderful social enterprises from our community, including members, programme participants and partners. Find inspiring gifts for your friends and family.
Better Nature: gift cards for sustainable, protein-rich vegan tempeh
Luminary Bakery: baked goods supporting women from disadvantaged backgrounds
Organico: Organic Mediterranean food
Refugee Cafe: International food supporting refugees in Lewisham
Taino: ‘Free from’ Caribbean condiments
Today Bread: Organic, artisan and sustainable products
Wild Thing Cardiff: Hampers and cakes supporting food security projects
Fruits of the Forage: preserves & cordials made with heritage fruits from abandoned orchards & native wild plants
LemonAid and ChariTea: Organic and fair trade soft drinks
NEMI Teas: Ethical teas supporting refugees into employment
Second Shot Coffee: coffee supporting those affected by homelessness
The Well Bean Co: Plant-based eco-friendly chocolate
FASHION AND SELF-CARE
From Belo: Ethically sustainable designer handbags and accessories
Beauty186: Products for naturally textured hair, and bespoke personal hair product recommendations
CrazyCoolSexy: Upcycled bespoke fashion
Soil Products: handmade organic essential oils and fragrance blends, and 1:1 consultations
BOM Pure Asian Food: Healthy and sustainable cooking classes
Migrateful: Cooking classes delivered by refugees and migrants
E5 Bakehouse: Organic bakery offering a range of local products, baking equipment and classes
The Do-Gooders: Eco-friendly and social impact products