Eco-Friendly Gifts for the Chef
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Do you have friends on your list who can whip up incredible meals out of nothing? Who love hosting memorable dinner parties? If this list of unique kitchen ware isn't enough, check out our Home and Kitchen Pinterest Board, where we showcase the many sustainable fashion brands we work with, for many more git ideas!
Hamama offers a fail-proof way for anyone, anywhere to grow nutritious microgreens at home year-round! Just add water once to the growing kit, plant a Seed Quilt, and harvest in a week. Hamama is committed to creating products that minimize waste and and are made of materials that are recyclable or compostable. We apply this thinking to everything from the Seed Quilts to our packaging and shipping materials (including Ecoenclose boxes!)
Cooking is the fun part! But every chef knows clean up is ahead. Bestowed Essentials makes a line of zero waste, all natural home goods (and is owned by a female veteran!) that make cleaning up just a little bit more fun and satisfying. They are certified vegan + cruelty-free by PETA, and pick up 1 pound of trash from American beaches for every online order. This block dish soap is a great swap for one of the hardest things to find zero waste. It's palm oil free, vegan, and handmade by our all female team in South Dakota.
These are a stylish and fun addition to any chef's kitchen! Gneiss Spice manufactures plastic-free, glass spice jars for permanent spice storage. The lids of these jars are magnetic, so they stick to your fridge or steel backsplash and save space (and added bonus for eco lovers). They are manufactured in Maine and Gneiss Spice donates 5% of profits to charities fighting food insecurity. Need spices, not just jars? Gneiss also offers a full line of over 200 organic spices, sourced from sustainable and fair trade farms.
We think more home chefs should don stylish aprons! This stylish apron makes a great gift, especially if they are the person cooking your holiday meals!
This brass and marble board is great for serving a scrumptious cheese board or small snacks and doubles as home decor. Intended to express the power and delight of curiosity, The Shop at Oxford Exchange offers the surprise of constant discovery. Curated from local and global, vintage and new, a highly eclectic range of goods is like a traveler’s ultimate wish list — a whimsical and highly personal collection, certain to contribute to a higher quality of life.
$89.97 USD (Sale Price)
Made in the USA with certified sustainably grown end-grain walnut wood, this board is a handsome addition to any kitchen or countertop. Let it be your all-purpose workhorse for slicing fruits, chopping vegetables, mincing herbs, carving meats and all your dicing, chiffonades and juliennes in between. It comes with a handy juice drip groove to help you keep a clean kitchen by catching runaway liquids. And when you're having guests over, it’ll be your secret weapon for creating an effortlessly elegant spread of cheeses, charcuterie, or any other hors d’oeuvres that fit the mood! Virginia Boys Kitchens produces wood products made with only the finest all-natural, sustainably sourced local woods.
A DIY kit to craft intoxicating vanilla extract with five directly-sourced Madagascar vanilla beans. This kit includes beans, bottle to make extract in, and directions to walk through each step. A perfect addition to the baking enthusiasts pantry or as a gift for folks who like to make their ingredients from scratch. Made by Curio Spice Co. and made in Massachusetts. The Boston General Store aims to capture the spirit of previous generations by purveying functional, high-quality goods, crafted by makers from around the world who are dedicated to moving passed our generation of disposability.
Culinarie Kit’s Gourmand box is the one that will ignite any chef's passion. The box is brimming with top-of-the-line gourmet cooking ingredients sourced from artisan vendors around the United States -- and a few extra surprises to boot. It's the perfect gift for anyone who loves to cook or someone who already has everything! Each Gourmand Kit cooking gift set includes: dark Balsamic Vinegar, Golden Balsamic Vinegar, Herb Infused Olive Oil, Artisan Herb Blend, Black Truffle Salt, Our Exclusive Infinity Seasoning Blend, Magic Stainless Steel Chef Soap, and a Rubber Duckie Chef Kitchen Companion ...all wrapped in a multi-use flour-sack kitchen towel.