Keep on Giving: 6 Local Gifts From New England

November 28, 2023

A Local B Corp Holiday Gift Guide

This holiday season shop for your friends and family from local B Corps based in New England. In this gift guide, you’ll find a mix of food and beverages, household items, and more. Not only does this list highlight some wonderful B Corps, we’ve also indicated which are small businesses, Black-owned, AAPI-owned, Indigenous-owned, and women-owned. Feel good about choosing them for the loved ones on your gift list.

Custom Variety Case

Athletic Brewing Company | United States

Small Business

Price: Varies by selection

Choose from a variety of craft brews to build a case of Athletic Brewing Company’s award-winning non-alcoholic beer. Athletic Brewing donates up to $2 million annually to organizations making a positive impact on the environment and community through its Two for the Trails program. Donations support more than 200 organizations working on projects such as trail building and preservation, urban green space maintenance, waterway cleanup, and invasive species removal.

ButcherBox Gift Boxes 

ButcherBox | United States


Price: $79-$239 USD, unavailable in Canada 

ButcherBox prioritizes sourcing products that consider the well-being of animals, farmers, fishermen, workers, and the planet. All ButcherBox products are free from antibiotics and added hormones. ButcherBox offers a large selection of gift boxes featuring combinations of grass-fed and finished beef, organic chicken, humanely raised pork, and wild-caught seafood as well as a gift certificate option. Shipping is carbon neutral and utilizes a shipping box that is 100% recyclable and made of renewable materials.

Pizza My Heart Kit

Cabot Creamery | United States 

Price: $70 USD, $95.79 CAD

Cabot Creamery Cooperative is owned by dairy farm families throughout New England and New York. This pizza kit contains two blocks of Cabot Creamery cheese plus pizza-making supplies from fellow B Corps King Arthur Baking, Bee’s Wrap, and Boska. Each of these B Corps have programs dedicated to supporting their communities, so you can make pizza with purpose. Find the kit at national and regional retailers including Walmart, Kroger, Aldi, and Whole Foods.

No-Hide Rolls, Strips, or Stix

Earth Animal Ventures | United States

One-for-One Giving Model

Price: $2.99-$31.50 USD, not available in Canada

No-Hides are the original rawhide alternative for dogs (and some cats too!) made with premium, clean, healthy ingredients. For every purchase of any size or shape No-Hide Roll, Strip, or Stix, Earth Animal Ventures gives one to a dog in need. They also make a minimum product donation of $500 worth of No-Hides at the end of the year to an animal rescue or shelter. Through this giving campaign, your Earth Animal Ventures purchase helps benefit animals into the new year.

Olivia Lauren’s A Guide To Animal Habitats

Lauren Simone Publishing House | United States

Small Business, Black-Owned, Women-Owned

Price: $14.99 USD, $19.95 CAD

In this multicultural children’s book, young readers can follow Olivia Lauren as she travels with several friends to learn about animals and the varied environments where they live. The book includes activities and is part of a series that encourages children to learn more about transportation, communication, careers, and other topics. The educational, environmental message aligns with Lauren Simone Publishing House’s mission to create a platform for authors and artists to share their talent and diversity with young readers.

Custom Corporate Gifts

Narrative Food | United States

Small Business, Women-Owned

Price: Minimum group order $1,000 USD, $1,359 CAD

Narrative Food creates custom, impact-driven gift boxes for your stakeholders. Narrative Food curates food items that tell a story of community-building, featuring small-scale growers and innovators who understand the positive impact a healthy food system can have on communities and the climate. The Narrative Food model encourages a nonprofit donation for every box. Choose from We the Change, World Central Kitchen, or the nonprofit that resonates most with your company culture. 

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