SMALL BUSINESSES - MIAMI
We made a small list of local small businesses around Miami that you can support this holiday season. Look around your community and choose to spend your money on mothers, fathers, artists, activists, artisans, farmers, writers, designers, chefs that work very hard to make a living. As a consumer you have the power to change how things are made in the world, you can make a difference with each dollar you spend. By supporting a small business you are also helping create a new model of economy. If you would like to add a business, write us an email so we can add it to the list ;)
CLOTHES + JEWELRY
Products: Handmade Jewelry from Miami based artist Katherine Cuervo.
Products: Clothes + accessories designed by Miami artists and made in our city.
Products: Handmade jewelry studio based in Downtown Miami.
Gift Ideas: You can design and create a one of a kind piece of jewelry.
Product: Handmade jewelry by Miami artist Aja-Butler Burns.
Gift Ideas: A brass choker or a delicate, quartz-studded piece.
SOAPS + CREAMS + NATURAL PRODUCTS + AROMATHERAPY
BOHDI'S GARDEN DELIGHTS
Products: Soaps, natural deodorants, bath tea herbs, shampoo bars, clay toothpaste, Body Steam/Bath tea herbs, bug repellent and many more.
Gift Ideas: Placenta encapsulation, permaculture courses.
Products: body butter, facial serum, lip balms, facial mist, beard oil, bath and body oils, aromatherapy roll ons, salves and many more.
Gift Ideas: Besides the many products Marisa makes you can also contact her about the many workshops she teaches around Miami.
ANYA'S GARDEN PERFUME
Products: Exotic perfumes made by Anya. She makes unique essences and grows many of the aromatics she uses in her perfumes.
Products: Local organic honey.
Gift Ideas: The ladies at comb cutters can come to your house and install a beautiful beehive that can produce your own honey.
Products: Natural skincare line.
Gift Idea: You can give someone a coffee & coconut scrub, sourced thoughtfully with natural ingredients.
TEXTILES + HOUSE DECOR
PAMELA PALMA DESIGN
Gift Ideas: Besides selling unique pieces, Pamela also gives weaving workshops.
Products: Macrame pieces.
Gift Ideas: Kassandra also offers ceramic workshops. She also sells one of a kind ceramic pieces.
FOOD + PLANTS
THE HOUSE OF V + THE WHISK BAKERY & CAFE
Products: Vegan pastry, private dinners.
READY TO GROW GARDENS
Products: Plants + flowers.
Gift Ideas: If you know someone that likes to garden, you can get them some plants at this beautiful nursery. They carry a big variety of vegetables, trees, herbs, etc. If you have a bigger budget you can hire them to install a food forest.
Product: Vegan food, catering, meal plans.
Gift Ideas: this is perfect for someone with a fast paced life. You can signed up a loved one to try a delicious and nutritious meal plan.
HALF BAKED VEGAN
Products: Vegan, raw cakes. You can find her @ The Upper East Side Farmers Market.
LITTLE RIVER COOPERATIVE
Products: Flowers + Vegetables grown organically in Miami, FL.
Gift Ideas: You can buy someone a CSA share for next year or if you have the budget and space, Muriel + Tiffany can help you build a vegetable bed in your garden.
Gift Ideas: This beautiful farm in Homestead offers CSA shares. If your loved one likes flowers you can get them a bouquet!
ILLUSTRATIONS + BOOKS
JAI ALAI BOOKS
Products: Books published in Miami by Miami writers. By supporting them you are helping the growth of local publications.
Products: CDs, vinyls, tapes, assorted goodies.
Gift Ideas: If you know someone passionate about music, this is the place to discover really talented musicians from Miami.