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10 Unique Christmas Gifts from the Fraser Valley Under $20

While the holiday season is a time for fireside gatherings, it also invites the challenge of finding the perfect gift. Whether it’s that added touch needed to complete a gift or a new twist to the canapé and cocktail table, finding new items can be difficult. Bringing a taste of the Fraser Valley’s countryside, this list of 10 unique Christmas gifts from the Fraser Valley under $20 presents items that are sure to be conversation starters.

 

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1. Apple Cider from Taves Family Farms Applebarn (Abbotsford) – 100% natural, farm-fresh apple cider made from the Taves’ very own apples. Serve hot and mulled. Available at stores in the Fraser Valley and Vancouver.

 

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2.  Gourmet marshmallows from Pink Spatula (Mission) – Enjoy the indulgence of handcrafted, pillowy marshmallows. Ask about the Ginger Spice macamallows, and gluten-free and vegan options. Available in select stores and online.

 

 

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3. Cupcakes from Tracycakes (Langley and Abbotsford) – Awarded Retro Cupcake of the Year by the National Post. Babycakes are the smallest, yet sweetest indulgence. Available in stores or online.

 

4. Meade from Campbell’s Honey Gold (Abbotsford) – Meade, an ancient honey wine thought by many to have been the first alcoholic beverage made by man. Available in store only.

 

5. Organic dried fruit from Anita’s Organic Mill (Chilliwack) – Premium Canadian quality products, representing the best in organic farming. Available in store and online.

 

6. Deli items from Hopcott Farms (Pitt Meadows) – Recognized for top-quality AAA dry-aged beef, Hopcott Meats is also a hub for ‘all things local’. House-made charcuterie. Available at the store and by wholesale.

 

 

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7. Cheese from Golden Ears Cheesecrafters (Maple Ridge) – Made with simple ingredients, starting with farm-fresh jersey milk. Rich and delectable. Available at specialty food stores across the Lower Mainland.

 

8. Hazelnuts from Canadian Hazelnuts Inc. (Agassiz) –Choose from in-shell hazelnuts, raw hazelnuts, dry-roasted hazelnuts, candied hazelnuts, chocolate covered hazelnuts, hazelnut chocolate barks, and hazelnut butters. Available in store only.

 

9.  Teas from Karla’s Specialteas – Loose-leaf teas made from local organic growers and wildcraft herbs. Hypnotizing aromas. Available at specialty retailers across the Lower Mainland and online.

 

 

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10. Cooking classes from Well Seasoned  (Langley) – An authentic hands-on, interactive cooking experience. Carrying only the finest in everything gourmet. Gift baskets, cooking classes, and a wide selection of artisan treats.

 

The Fraser Valley is a land that fuels the Buy Local Movement, strengthening the connection of from our backyard to yours. For more details, visit each website.