Seattle might be best known for its coffee and salmon, but there are so many other great gift ideas for the Pacific Northwesterner in your life. Check out some of our favorites after the jump!
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2 Cotton Canvas Dinner Napkin, $13 from NuBe Green: Made in Redmond, WA, these durable cloth napkins have a classic look and are a great way to encourage friends to nix their disposable paper products.
3 Chinook Book, $17 from Chinook Book: This handy book assembles offers from the best green and local merchants in Seattle and the Puget Sound area and contains over 425 coupons, including 92 grocery product manufacturer coupons, 15 neighborhood maps and great local resources!
4 Reopener, $19 from Alchemy Goods: 100% upcycled and recyclable, this locally-made bottle opener comes from old seatbelt buckles!
5 CSA Subscription, from Full Circle Farm (price varies): With all the eating that surrounds the holidays, why not give a year-long gift of health? A subscription to a CSA (like Full Circle Farm) is a great way to introduce someone to the benefits of local, organic produce that is delivered right to their doorstep!
6 Ballard Bee Honey, $14 from Watson Kennedy: Made from hardworking bees in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle, a jar of honey (complete with modern packaging) is a unique and delicious gift idea.
7 Orange Spice Sipping Chocolate, $10 from Theo Chocolate: Who wouldn't mind sitting around a fire sipping on fair trade hot chocolate? While Seattle has no shortage of chocolatiers, Theo is one of my favorites.
8 Cooking Classes, from The Pantry at Delancey (prices vary): A great alternative to a physical item is the gift of experience. From pizza and pastries to artisan bread and knife sharpening, there's plenty of ideas for anyone on your list.
9 Cutting Board, $70 from KOBO Seattle: This cutting board is handmade from local company Goods From the Hoods and uses lathe reclaimed from old homes around the City.
10 Jupiter Light, $179 from NuBe Green: Made in Seattle by design studio Graypants, this unique light is constructed from corrugated cardboard scavenged from boxes found in dumpsters and alleys around the city.
2011 Green Gift Guides:
• The Best Green Gifts Under $50
• Green Gift Guide for Chicago
• Green Gift Guide for Design Lovers
• Green Gift Guide: Best Gifts Under $75
• Green Gift Guide for the Techie
• Green Gift Guide for Minneapolis
• Green Gift Guide for the Home Renovator
• Green Gift Guide: 20 Gifts Under $20
• 10 Green Gifts for Friends Who Love to Entertain
• Green Gift Guide For Home Cooks
• No-Gift Green Gift Guide: Charitable Gifts and Donations
• Green Gift Guide for Kids
(Images: As linked, The Pantry image found here)