Social Enterprise Gift Guide 2016-2017 (Buy Social: Gifts that Give Twice)

If you’re a social enterprise and you’d like us to showcase your products & services please fill out this form.

Looking for a gift? Why not make a purchase that won’t just make the receiver happy, but will also benefit Ontario, and your local community? Throughout the year SEontario will be showcasing different Social Enterprises that you can purchase your gifts from.

If you find this guide useful, please let the social enterprise know when you purchase a gift from them.

Browse through the goods and services that Ontario Social Enterprises have to offer you.

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Gift Guide Partners & Funders


Lower Valley Beverage Company Ltd

Sapsucker Maple Tree Filtered

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Forest to table - Sapsucker Maple Tree Filtered Water

Sapsucker isn’t like any water you’ve had before. We harvest it from maple trees using traditional methods that keep our forests strong and healthy. These magnificent giants are naturally filters, yielding a pu

How to Purchase

Online and in-person

Region

National

Price Range

Less than $10

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Fairtrade Organic Whole Bean Coffee

For the coffee lover. Delicious arabica beans artisan roasted in Vancouver. Always organic, always fair trade. Available in 8 distinct whole bean roasts, 6 ground, and 3 compostable pod offerings.

How to Purchase

Online and in-person

Region

National

Price Range

$10 - $50

United World Voices

Jewelry, Belts and Dog Collars

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Handcrafted eco-friendly accessories made by homeless and at-risk youth.

Eco-friendly, creative accessories made from recycled bicycle tires and tubes by homeless and at-risk youth. This UWV program enables youth to develop new income generation skills and prepare for the workforce.

How to Purchase

Online and in-person

Region

Southeast

Price Range

$10 - $50

Capacity Canada

CapacityGO

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CapacityGO

CapacityGO Board Governance is an innovative new way to build governance knowledge. It designs unique learning paths for each user, ensures long-term retention and is gamified to make it fun! Powered by Axonify

How to Purchase

Online

Region

National

Price Range

$100 +

summerlunch+

Children's books

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Cookbook for Healthy and Affordable Eating. This recipe book contains over 30 healthy recipes that kids like and can make themselves!

How to Purchase

Online and in-person

Region

Toronto

Price Range

Less than $10

Eve-Volution Inc

Online Magazine & Community

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LiisBeth Magazine Home Page

LiisBeth is an online business magazine for feminist entrepreneurs working for gender justice by leveraging the power of business.

How to Purchase

Online

Region

Toronto

Price Range

Less than $10

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The Mustard Seed Holiday Bag

Want to shop local this season? Consider our Holiday Bag! Featuring local food producers and art by Hamilton designer Laura Konyndyk, it’s available at an early-bird price of $49.99 before November 30th. $54.99

How to Purchase

Online and in-person

Region

Southwest

Price Range

$50 -$100

Akin Projects

Art prints

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Akin Projects Benefit Edition Prints

11"x14" Archival Prints by Erin Loree, Kathryn Macnaughton, Lauren Pelc-McArthur, Oliver Pauk, and Michael Vickers - Limited Edition sets of 20. All proceeds go to support Akin Projects, an art not-for-profit.

How to Purchase

Online

Region

Toronto

Price Range

$100 +

The Riverdale Hub

Event Space

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Unique event space in a 100-year-old heritage building that has undergone a vibrant revitalization

Unique event space that has undegone a vibrant revitalization projecta in a 100 yr old heritage building in Toronto's east end

How to Purchase

Online and in-person

Region

Toronto

Price Range

$100 +

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ShareBaskets from FoodShare support programs to increase access to fresh vegetables and fruits in schools and communities.

A gift of homemade goodies made with care in the FoodShare Kitchen. Each basket features jam, pickled vegetable, spiced chickpeas, toasted granola, organic tea and a selection of freshly baked cookies.

How to Purchase

Online

Region

Toronto

Price Range

$50 -$100


Online Gift Guide Designed and created by:

Frederic Sune; he is also the Cofounder of the Ottawa Tool Library

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