The holiday season is here and finding gifts couldn’t be easier this year. Whether you’re shopping for a friend, family member, or coworker, Loudoun’s farms and rural businesses have you covered with a wide assortment of Loudoun Made, Loudoun Grown gifts and experiences.
From handmade jewelry to artisanal food products to memorable experiences, our participants offer everything for anyone on your holiday shopping list. Best of all, by shopping locally, you’ll be supporting small businesses in your community and contributing to the local economy. So why wait? Find the perfect Loudoun Made, Loudoun Grown gift at TakeLoudounHome.com.
Here are just a few ideas to get you started:
Know someone who is always cold? The warm and snuggly products made from alpaca, llama, and sheep’s wool at Butterfly Hill, Double 8 Alpaca & Llama Ranch, Kathy Ann’s Farm, Loudoun Valley Sheep Producers Association, and Three Bags Wool Farm have literally got you covered.
Are there home décor, interior design, or floral lovers on your list? Present them with crafted and curated designs, pieces, and arrangements from Hope Flower Farm, Northern Virginia Wholesale Growers, Southern States Purcellville, or The Hamilton Mercantile.
For those who love being in the kitchen, gift them honey, rubs, or marinades from Basking Bee Farm, Lovettsville Market Co-op, Sylvanside Farm, and Paige’s Pit Stop. Or for those who love to host, the beef, pork, and poultry from Ayrshire Farm, Long Stone Farm, and Spring House Farm are stocked with farm-raised meat and poultry that are perfect for holiday and family gatherings.
For those hard-to-buy-for-people that would rather have an experience instead of something tangible, treat them to a fun day with animals at Donkey Meadows, Hogback Mountain Pony Rides, The Manor at Courtland Farm, and The Sassy Ass, or for the history lover, the exhibits at Loudoun Heritage Farm Museum and the historic homes and art with the Hillsboro Preservation Foundation are sure to intrigue.
Loudoun has so many options to satisfy the wine lovers and craft beverage enthusiasts on your list, it’s almost too easy to find gifts they’ll love. There are dozens of craft breweries, cideries, and wineries in Loudoun that offer tastings, flights, estate-grown beer, cider, and wine including 868 Estate Vineyards, Bleu Frog Vineyards, Breaux Vineyards, Cana Vineyards & Winery, Dirt Farm Brewing, Wheatland Spring Farm + Brewery, and Zephaniah Farm Vineyard.
Too many choices? Can’t decide which ones to buy? You don’t have to! Many of these farms and rural businesses offer gift baskets that combine the best of the best into one package!
And remember to check out the Take Loudoun Home for the Holidays Tree Guide that lists Loudoun farms where you can buy Christmas trees, holiday greens, and ornaments.