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Shop Local Holiday Guide

MCED's suggestions for keeping your holidays local and unique!

Adventurous Joe Coffee - Buzz worthy coffee and coffee gear

Armaid - Great for tendonitis sufferers

Artascope - For anyone crafty

Atayne - Environmentally friendly athletic wear

Bella Luna Toys  - Waldorf, wooden and natural toys to nourish the imagination

Bitzy Baby - Safe baby bumpers

Bixby Bar - Organic, Healthy Chocolate bars

Black Dinah Chocolates - Artisan chocolates

Black Lobster Academy - Online art workshops

Buoy Local - One Card. All of Portland, Maine

Chimani - Apps for the outdoors

Darn Good Yarn - Not your Grandma's Yarn!

Downeast Dayboat - Fresh Maine scallops delivered within 24 hours

Dulse & Rugosa - nourishing bath & body products inspired by the Maine Islands

Earth Angel Arts - Paintings by Amanda Clark

Eepybird - Grab one of their great books 

EighteenTwenty Wines – Rhubarb Wine for a distinguishing pallet

Flowfold - Carry the Future

Garbage to Garden - curbside recycling subscription for your favorite recycler 

Gold Star Honeybees - Natural top bar hive beekeeping equipment/classes "I'm getting Bees for Christmas!"

Green Clean Maine -A healthy clean house for the holidays!

Grounded Local – Edible Garden Design

Loohoo Wool Dryer Balls - For all natural laundry drying

Lulu's Garden - Natural body care products made in Maine

Maine Discovery Museum – a great place to find things to do with kids of all ages!

Maine Foodie Tours - Gift Certificates make great gifts for the food lovers in your life! U

Maine Gold - Premium Maine Maple Products and Gift Baskets

Maine Mead Works - For connoisseurs of the oldest fermented beverage.

Maine Medicinals - All natural homeopathic medicines

Maine Shellware – beautiful homegoods and jewelery

Finest Kind Tea - mixers and modifiers

Mutt Nose Best - Natural Pet products

Neu Naturals - Yummy snacks to feed your inner awesome!

Northern Girl - Bounty from the county

Nonesuch Oysters – Free Range Maine Oysters and beauty products from the sea

Oats Any Time - Fruit filled crumb tarts-treat yourself to good health!

Portland Pudgy – for the boating enthusiast

Positive Raw Power - Raw food classes

Pika Energy - residential wind turbines

Redd Energy Bars – put some energy in their stockings!

Rheal Day Spa - Give your honey a spa day

Rwanda Bean – coffee that gives back

LulaWed - Planning a wedding in 2016...?

Seawicks Candle Company - 100% Soy candles inspired by Maine

The Sunrise Guide - Local coupon book with local vendors focused on healthy green living

The Whoopie Pie Cafe – Whoopie Pies!!

Tic Tac Taco – Salsa, baby!

Turtle Love Co.- Artisan jewelery

Twenty 2 Vodka - handcrafted, small batch vodka

Urban Farm Fermentory - Sustainably created beverages

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