American Made Gifts

As a small farmer I depend on my local community to purchase my vegetables to support my business.  So in turn I go out of my way to buy American produced and locally made products.

I’ve put together a brief list of American made products that will make wonderful gifts for the farmer, gardener, or an overall awesome person in your life.

Pop Chart Lab
Various Varieties of Vegetables

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This poster illustrates and charts over 400 crops, it is pressed in Flatlands, Brooklyn with vegetable-based inks. Pop Chart Lab assembles, sifts, culls, and arranges massive amounts of cultural data into meaningful works of art and information.

Bailey Western Tex Hat

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In 1922, George S. Bailey founded the Bailey Hat Company in Los Angeles, California. The Bailey Western Tex Hat is made of natural straw hat with wide diamond pattern venting on Marlboro crown and a simply tree tan 2ply band with spur pin.

 Iron & Resin
Western Jackalope Shirt

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Iron & Resin is the brainchild of several friends who, after decades of collective experience building successful clothing brands, decided to turn back the clock and start anew. The result is a small, hand-built collection of goods that draws heavily upon the founder’s own lifestyles and experiences. Their goods are carefully hand crafted and printed one at a time in California.

Wooden Tree Swing

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The Original Tree Swing, born from a desire to inspire creative play for children and the young of heart is a family owned and operated business based in Minneapolis. All of their toys are made from reclaimed wood and finished in beeswax or mineral oil. They strive to use recycled materials in all areas of their business from the wood to the shipping materials.

General Knot & Co.
Herringbone Check Scarf

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 The unique mix of plain weave and herringbone textures make for a terrific check pattern in blues, ivory and grey.  Soft and light, this scarf will take the chill off during an evening walk, or a stroll on the beach. General Knot & Co started in the Fall of 2010 with the desire to combine a passion for design with an unyielding commitment to bringing conscientious quality manufacturing back to the United States.  Their products are designed in Bedford, New York and made in New England.

Blue Claw Co. Hampton Duffel

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Hampton Duffel is a light, sturdy and durable duffel made of thick canvas. All Blue Claw bags and accessories are proudly designed and manufactured at their St. Paul factory and headquarters in Minnesota. They use only the highest grade materials, most of which are hand selected from domestic tanneries and mills.

Schaefer Wool Big Country Rancher

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Schaefer is made in Texas using traditional craftsman methods in a family owned factory. Every garment is authentic and true to its purpose, crafted of hard-wearing, durable materials that are beautiful in their usefulness. They not only produce American made garments, but firmly stand behind purchasing American made raw materials right down to thread, snaps and labels.

Yellow 108 Polka Dot Napkins

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14″ x 14″  dinner napkins made is Los Angeles from recycled & salvaged materials. Yellow 108 utilizes materials that are waste from eco textile factories to create products that are truly unique.

Faribault Wool Throw

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This 100% Merino wool throw is not too heavy and not too light. It provides ample warmth and comfort while being a reasonable travel companion.  The Faribault Woolen Mill endures as the last true vertical woolen mill in America. In Minnesota tradespeople take raw wool and create blanks, throws, scarves and accessories of remarkable comfort and quality.

Jacob Bromwell Popcorn Popper

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Established in Cincinnati, Ohio by frontier entrepreneur Jacob Bromwell in 1819, the company proudly holds the distinction of being the oldest housewares and kitchenwares manufacturer in North America. The popcorn popper is a
 historical marvel and work of art, this American classic is still 100% built-in the USA and is now in its 195th year of production, having maintained its original design since it was given the gift of life in the early 1800s.

Flint and Tinder 10-year Hoodie

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A super premium, unisex sweatshirt built for life, guaranteed to last at least a decade and backed with free mending!  Flint and Tinder is manufacturing garments in California as transparent a way as possible by standing behind their products.

Maglite XL200 LED Flashlight

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The XL200 LED Flashlight is made of rugged machined aluminum construction, anodized inside and out for corrosion resistance. It has five selectable modes (high power, strobe, night-light, signal, and SOS). For more than 35 years, every MagLite flashlight has been developed at their company headquarters in California, then made in an American factory by American workers.

Foxfibre Socks

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The original Organic Threads socks made from Sally Fox’s cotton since 1994.  Spun and knit in North Carolina, USA. Sally Fox has been breeding and growing organic cotton since 1982. Through classical plant breeding, she’s developed varieties of cottons whose lint grows in shades of brown and green that can be machine spun.

Squeezo Strainer

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Make fresh juice, sauces, purees, applesauce, jelly, soups, baby food and more without peeling or coring! The Squeezo Strainer has been around for almost 90 years. The metal components are made of die cast aluminum and steel in the USA.

L.C. King Pointer Brand Waist Apron

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The aprons made of durable 100% cotton and have four large pockets on the front.  They perfect for any vendor who needs to organize and get the job done at the farmers’ market. For a hundred years and four generations, the storied factory in downtown Bristol, Tennessee has been in the capable hands of the King family. The factory produces tough, durable workwear clothes that can withstand the rigors of a long day on the farm.

This holiday season
support small businesses
that produce products made in America

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