If you (like many of us in Bozeman) REALLY like to spend your hard earned money locally, pull off THIS double whammy...


Buy "Made in Montana" products from a locally owned business such as the Community Food Co-op. They shared a bunch of cool stuff in their latest newsletter:

“Made in Montana” Gift Baskets

Available at Co-op Downtown

  • These are creative and fun baskets filled with local and regional goodies including micro-brews, jams and spreads, caramels, locally roasted coffee, cookies, teas and more.


Available at Co-op West Main

  • Wine: Check out our Montana wine offerings at Co-op W. Main, located on the bottom right next to the bread rack. We proudly feature Montana wineries: Tenspoon, Mission Mountain Winery and Flathead Lake Winery.  Montana wine is perfect for a hostess gift or as an accompaniment to your own holiday feast.
  • Beer: Not into wine? No problem. We also carry a huge number of local brews for the beer connoisseur in your life, priced to sell. Check out local brewers such as Madison River Brewing Company, Red Lodge Ales and Big Sky Brewing Company. Whether you are a hop fanatic or adore a good amber ale, give the gift of local refreshment!

Lotions For Parched Winter Skin

Available at Co-op West Main

  • Windrift Hill is located on the Montana Highline near Conrad. They are a family business that makes fabulous goat milk soaps, lotions and body butters to channel anyone’s inner princess. They come in many enticing scents, some as surprising as basmati rice! The Wellness department even has Windrift Hill lotion available in bulk.
  • Hyalite Farm, located at the mouth of Hyalite Canyon, makes a unique gift in their felted wool wrapped soaps. These rich smelling soaps are either sheep or goat milk based and are wrapped in a beautiful felt piece which acts like a washcloth and storage all in one: no wrapping needed!

Pet Products

Available at Co-op W. Main

  • Paws and People’s offers Scent Project Room Mists. This product is purrrfect for Montanans and their pets. These benefit everyone in the house: animal or human. Use them to train your dog, to calm down or brighten up on dreary winter days. There are many scents available and they are selling like hotcakes. It is the greatest gift for the pet lover in anyone’s life: fresh smelling air!
  • Also, be sure to check our our locally-made biscuits from Brewie’s, pet toys and beds from West Paw Design and much more.

Stocking Stuffers

Available at Co-op W. Main

  • Did somebody on your list get some fresh ink lately? Check out Tattoo Aftercare from Organic Relief, another super Bozeman company. It is great for healing a new tat or for reviving one that could use some more color.
  • Find Montana huckleberry products from Larchwood Farms for your out-of-state (or just down the street) friends and family. We carry many huckleberry products from honey to preserves and syrup. Larchwood Farms hand-picks wild huckleberries in the Kootenai National Forest so you know they are a sustainable choice for your gift list.
  • Try Yellowstone Bees lip balm to soothe winter lips. These balms are made right here in Bozeman and are the perfect choice for stocking stuffers. They contain no petroleum so they are a safe bet even for the youngest of lips. With the many flavors available, you are sure to find the perfect one for everyone. Who knows who you may find yourself under the mistletoe with this year?
  • We have Bequet Caramels, hand crafted in small batches and made right here in Bozeman. The perfect sweet treat.

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