One of the coziest boxes we have ever curated! The Holiday 2022 Acre75 Gathered Box was full of seven festive products from small towns across Canada and when the vintage newspaper tissue paper was lifted, it radiated all those warm and familiar Christmas feelings.
Here's what we gathered in the 2022 Holiday Acre75 Gathered Box:
Comfort and Joy Hand Rescue
Enjoy the nostalgic scent of a holiday bakery (with zero calories!) as you put on this moisturizing blend of cocoa butter, shea butter and green tea. Vegan, cruelty-free and gluten-free. SLS, paraben, phthalate, and dye-free.
Made by: Walton Wood Farms
Located in: Bailieboro, ON
Bailieboro Fun Fact: 90 minutes east of Toronto, Bailieboro is home to an outdoor art gallery featuring African sculptures in a farm setting.
Candy Cane Meringue
Delicate, like a crunchy cloud, these candy cane meringues will become your new favourite festive treat! Made from fresh egg whites and without preservatives.
Made by: Cafiti
Located in: St-Polycarpe, QC
St-Polycarpe Fun Fact: St-Polycarpe, along with nearby municipality, Vaudreuil-sur-le-Lac, had the winning recipe in the Festival of Soupe, a festival to create intergenerational and intercultural connections around a universal dish: soup. Cafiti helped create the winning recipe with a local restaurant!
'Tis the Season Stovetop Simmer
A warm and inviting scent that will fill your home with holiday cheer! This stovetop simmer contains 100% natural ingredients and offers a healthy and beautiful alternative to scenting your home this holiday season. Please follow the directions on the package carefully.
Made by: The Simmer Shop
Located in: Eden Mills, ON
Eden Mills Fun Fact: Eden Mills hosts a “welcome to the village” dinner each year, where community members prepare a pot luck meal to welcome new residents. The town is also aiming to become the first village in North America to achieve carbon neutrality.
True Canadian Cotton Socks
These comfy cotton socks are perfect for weekend adventures or keeping warm and cozy by the fire. And the best part is that they are made in small town Canada!
Made by: My Home Apparel + Stanfield’s
Located in: Truro, NS
Truro Fun Fact: Overlooking the Salmon River near downtown Truro, visitors can watch as an incredible tidal bore rushes in from the incoming Bay of Fundy tide at predicted times twice a day.
2023 Felted Art Desk Calendar
Using a barbed needle and vibrantly coloured wool rovings, Pat Bremner used inspiration from nature, art and the joy of being alive to create the images in this 2023 desk calendar. Her husband, Murray, handcrafted each of the wooden stands.
Made by: Pat & Murray Bremner
Located in: Wellesley, ON
Wellesley Fun Fact: Every year on the last Saturday of September, Wellesley hosts an Apple Butter and Cheese Festival that attracts thousands of people to the small town.
Cozy Cabin Chocolate Bar
Handmade high quality milk chocolate bar. The perfect snack to follow a day of tobogganing or skating on the pond.
Made by: The Chocolate Factory
Located in: St. Marys, ON
St. Marys Fun Fact: St. Marys is home to Canada’s Largest Outdoor Swimming Pool, a former limestone quarry that was converted into a public swimming area in the mid-1940’s.
Rosemary Mint Liquid Soap
The fresh smell of peppermint and rosemary in this natural castile soap will awaken all your festive senses. Vegan, safe for sensitive skin, gluten-free and biodegradable.
Made by: Penny Lane Organics
Located in: Meaford, ON
Meaford Fun Fact: Meaford is a four-season playground that has it all: great live theatre and concerts, fresh local food, unique shopping, a beautiful harbour and more!
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