Just one glance at the giant crowds at our farmers’ markets, and it's apparent how important the ‘shop local’ ethos is in the Bay Area. And thanks to the hoards of awesome makers living in and around our fair city, adopting the same philosophy when it comes to holiday shopping is a no-brainer. Don’t believe us? Just check out our roundup of 20 awesome made-in-the-Bay gifts to give — and receive. From honey harvested in Telegraph Hill to denim that’s born-and-bred in SoMa, there’s something for everyone on your list, and then some!
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Heslet Honey, $10-$15, available at Little Vine, 1541 Grant Avenue (at Union Street); 415-738-2221.
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Chantal Guillon Assorted Box of Macarons, $19, available at Chantal Guillion, 437-A Hayes Street (between Gough & Octavia streets); 415-864-2400.
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Color Wheel Cloisonne Pendant, $44, available at Yellow Owl Workshop, 650 Florida Street (between 18 & 19th streets), Unit E; 415-282-2025.
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Turntable Kitchen Food and Music Pairings Box, $25/month subscription, available at Turntable Kitchen.
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Coit Eyeglasses, $99 (including prescription lenses), available at Mezzmer.
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The Heated Design Advice Towel, $11, available at Pot & Pantry, 593 Guerrero Street (at 18th Street); 415-204-1134.
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Joey Roth Ceramic Speakers, $495, available at General Store, 4035 Judah Street (between 45th & 46th Avenue); 415-682-0600.
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Tin Type Portrait, $50, available at Photobooth, 1193 Valencia Street (at 23rd Street); 415-824-1248.
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Curator Darling Dress, $150, available at Curator, 1767 Church Street (at Day Street); 415-970-9828.
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Tellason Ankara Straight Leg, $198, available at Unionmade, 493 Sanchez Street (at 18th Street), 415-861-3373.
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Martha Davis Grey Haircalf Boot, available at Martha Davis, 380 Ivy Street (at Gough Street); 415-341-5818.
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Elizabeth Street Lip Gloss, $22 each, available at Elizabeth Street Cosmetics.
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Sarah Swell Crystal Bullet Rings, $132, available at Gallery of Jewels, 427 Post Street (at Powell Street); 415-617-0007.
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Traveling Brewer's Kit, $95, available at Ritual Coffee Roasters, 1026 Valencia Street (at 21st Street); 415-641-1011.