May 30, 2017

Happy Father’s Day! | Shop Local Gifting Guide

Dads are the hardest to buy for, amiright?! So, for your shopping and gifting convenience, I have complied a list of awesome Edmonton businesses and makers that offer something amazing for all of the dads in your life.

  1. Alley Cat Brewing Company, located at 9929-60 Ave, is a micro-brewery with an annual capacity of 5.1 million bottles! They offer small batch, locally brewed beer for the beer connoisseur on your list.
  2. Is dad more of a coffee guy? Check out Catfish Coffee at the Old Strathcona Farmer’s Market every Saturday from 8-3 for locally owned and operated small-batch roasted beans.
  3. The BroBrick is available locally at over 20 retailers. It’s a line of high-quality vegan, hand-made soap, so the man in your life can “smack the filth off”!
  4.  The Urban Drawer‘s Sock Pack starts at $40 and is a monthly subscription of funky Edmonton designed socks delivered right to his door!
  5.  Check out Flannel Foxes, for a nostalgic line of clothing inspired by life in the Canadian West. Available at The Maker’s Keep and The Little Brick Café, among others.
  6.  For the sweet-toothed men in your life, you cannot go wrong with decadent chocolate from The Violet Chocolate Company! Using ethically-sourced chocolate and local ingredients wherever possible, the unique flavour combinations make for chocolate like you’ve never tasted! Check them out Saturdays from 9-3 at the Downtown City Market on 104 St all summer, or find them at a bunch of local retailers around Alberta.
  7.  The Salty Dog Beard Company offers an awesome line of beard, hair, and face and body care products. Made using all-natural ingredients these products will help tame your man’s facial hair and take care of his skin all at the same time.  Available at the Maker’s Keep, markets and other retailers in Edmonton or shop online.
  8. Blue Hour Tea  offers unique, delicious blends made right here in YEG! Available this summer at the 104 St Farmers Market, online through their website, as well as other Cafés and retailers around Edmonton.
  9.  And lastly, (but not leastly!) consider a Bamboo Mounted Deep Matte print from your last session with redwagon photography. Dad will love this gorgeous eco-friendly, free-standing reminder of the loves in his life that’s perfect for displaying in his office. Save 40% for a limited time!  Order by June 11 for pick up or delivery before Father’s Day.

Use the links for more information on these awesome local #yeg products!

A redwagon gift certificate for a family session is also a lovely gift for dad!
redwagon photography is an Edmonton photographer specializing in organic, natural light Family, Newborn, Maternity, Child, and Baby Photography in Edmonton, Alberta and surrounding areas including but not limited to Stony Plain, St. Albert, Leduc, Spruce Grove, Sherwood Park and Barrhead.

What great ideas!!

Thanks so much, Mel! It was super fun to put together!


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