Kansas City is a community bursting with makers, artists, and crafters. With the holidays quickly approaching, we've compiled a guide of over 80 local businesses throughout the metro full of unique and thoughtful gift ideas. There are so many amazing options for everyone on your list, even Aunt Ida.
Get in the holiday spirit and shop small this year. After all, nobody loves their city like Kansas City!
Natural Wines: "All of our wines (like 99%) are from small family owned/operated farms that have a commitment to using organic and/or biodynamic farming practices."
American Wheat Vodka: "Made using the finest quality Kansas wheat, grown by hardworking Kansas farmers, our premium American wheat vodka represents the passion and honest values of the heartland from which it comes. The result is a uniquely smooth premium vodka. Distilled by the proud men and women of Atchison, Kansas."
Custom Etched and Hand-Painted Wine Bottles: "Mano’s is the industry leader in manufacturing and distribution of deep etched & hand painted wine for a variety of entities."
The KC Restaurant Dine & Give Back Book: "Our goal is to provide you with not only these delicious entrees, but an opportunity to discover and enjoy local restaurants. It is important to us to provide local restaurants the opportunity to reach a unique customer base while also giving back to our community."
Chocolates: "A unique chocolate gift store, Panache has brought the finest hand-made chocolates to KC for over 25 years. Panache offers the purest in rich creamy milk chocolate, elegant semi-sweet dark chocolate and luscious white chocolate. Famous for its packaging, a gift for every occasion, or a special treat for yourself."
Condiments: "We're a small-batch condiment company specializing in uniquely inspired, handcrafted hot sauces, BBQ sauces, ketchup, mustard, dips and dressings."
Spirits + Meats + Produce: "Located in the gently rolling hills of northwest Missouri, Of the Earth Farm + Distillery is proud to offer seasonal produce, hand crafted spirits & locally raised meats. We grow fruit, raise hogs and sheep, and distill quality spirits and liqueurs at our Farm Distillery in Richmond, MO."
Farm to Table Wagyu Beef: "KC Cattle Company, the highest quality beef, naturally raised by veterans passionate about making every meal an experience."
Premium Popcorn: "For over 83 years Velvet Creme Popcorn has been supplying premium popcorn & snacks for your family, individual & corporate gift giving needs. We specialize in providing quality gifts & customer service for your convenience & ease of gift giving."
Customized Grazing Boards + Workshops: “I have a passion for anything that connects people… and what’s better than food? Grazing KC is all about community, connection, and great conversation. Graze Boards become the centerpiece in gathering and a wow-factor for any occasion. I would love to work with you and create a one-of-a-kind board!”