Holiday Gift Guide: ‘Buy Local’ online

Featured — By on December 10, 2008 at 12:06 pm

We’re getting down to crunchtime on holiday shopping. If you’re still searching for the perfect gift, why not buy local and support our Northeastern Pennsylvania businesses.

You can take a stroll through the downtown and find plenty of gift ideas but here are three local merchants who offer outstanding products along with the convenience of online shopping. If there are any local shops we’re missing, let us know in the comments below.

Electric City Roasting Company Coffee – Owner Mary Tellie travels the globe to find the finest beans and brings them back to NEPA for custom roasting. Her skills as a roaster have brought her national attention. Visit Zummo’s Café, 920 Marion St., Scranton, or browse their online store to purchase coffee, clothing or a Coffee of the Month subscription.

My Mother’s Delicacies – Kosher desserts and pastries, handmade fresh every day. Their selection includes cookies, rugala, hamentashen, brownies, turnovers and more – all available in gift tins and baskets, making gift-giving or holiday entertaining a breeze. The shop is located at 501 South Washington Ave., Scranton; but you can find the same great products and deals at their online store.

Danielle & Company – Natural, organic health and beauty products. Owner Danielle Fleming meticulously crafts her soaps, body washes and lotions with essential oils and unique scents to create a total wellness experience. Danielle’s products are available at shops around Northeastern Pennsylvania, at her store on 831 Adams Ave., Scranton, and through her online store.

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