Tag Archives: green giving

Greener Gifting – Thrift On Kent

About If you’d like to approach holiday shopping with the intention of giving, charities and non-profits are a great way to do achieve this. At SWR, we had a gift exchange at our holiday party where we were told only to bring items that were either thrifted or that we already owned. I chose to […]

Greener Gifting – Eco-Coffee

Green grass

The aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans fills the air in the old mill building in St Jacobs. Eco-Coffee is a local roaster that provides high quality and ethically sourced coffee. They show their commitment to sustainability through various efforts such as supporting businesses that are certified through the Rainforest Alliance, Certified Fair Trade, and […]

Greener Gifting – Gifted

Green grass

About When looking for holiday gifts, it’s a good sign to find a store named Gifted. Gifted is owned by a lovely woman named Sylvia, who found her passion for “gifty” items through a full time job where part of her job was to source these items. At some point her job changed and this […]

Green(er) Gifting Holiday Series

Can you believe it’s officially December? As exciting and joyous as this season seems to be, it can also be extremely stressful for those who haven’t even thought about Christmas shopping yet. Consumerism is in the air, which is easy to see within seconds of entering any shopping mall. Luckily, I have almost finished my […]