The pandemic has no doubt had an impact on our local food businesses. The holiday season is the perfect opportunity to support these businesses, all who play an important role in our local food community. Who wouldn’t love a gift basket filled with local goodies from some of Cleveland’s own? Check out some of Feed Our Future’s favorite products and businesses that will make the perfect holiday gift basket for your friends or family. Be sure to share pictures with us of what you create!
- Cleveland In A Box : Spread the cheer with Cleveland In A Box! Build a custom box that features all things Cleveland! Cleveland in a Box supports small, local businesses making some of our favorite products. From sweet to savory and everything in between, send someone some CLE love this holiday season, whether they live here, there or anywhere.
- Ohio City Provisions (OCP) is an all-local grocer and butcher located right in the heart of Ohio City. OCP is stocked with all local goods, from winter produce, to whole grains, , dried beans, freshly-baked breads, farm eggs, yogurt, and so much more! Stop by and shop for all of your holiday meal needs. A freshly baked loaf of bread would look great in a Do It Yourself (DIY) local gift basket, and smell good too!
- Oberlin Food Hub supplies our school districts with some of the best local products around. Consider bringing them into your home this holiday season to see what all of the buzz is about! Their gift baskets include: Shagbark popping corn, Brennemans honey, Holmes Applesauce, Shrock maple syrup, Na*Kyrsie Cacciatore Charcuterie, and many other local delicious goods!
- Show your support for Cleveland’s local food scene with a #EatForCLE tee! They make a great add-on to your DIY gift basket. Visit EatForCLE to learn more about the impact the pandemic has had on our local restaurants and to show your support for our local food scene.
- Know a talented chef, baker, or cook? The Central Kitchen has a place just for them. Gift them with a virtual Learn-In-Person 7-week course that will help prepare for success.
Feed Our Future is rooting for all local chefs, food places, and business owners. Our community has come together like never before and we have no doubt that we can continue to support local this holiday season. Giving back doesn’t have to cost a thing – give a local business a shout out on Facebook or Instagram after you make your basket!