BUYING LOCAL THIS CHRISTMAS – PRODUCT IDEAS
Posted by Francesca De Franco on 03 Dec 2020
More so than ever this year it’s important to support the small, independent businesses in our great local area.
There are many brilliant businesses here in Epsom & Ewell with fantastic products and services available throughout the year. Here’s a round up of what our Epsom and Ewell Families businesses have on offer for Christmas 2020.
Family-run business Fresh Connect supplies the highest quality fresh produce to the local community, corporates, the hospitality industry and even schools and hospitals across Surrey and London.
You can get your Christmas dinner veg boxes and festive grazing boxes by visiting: https://freshconnectuk.com/
Cheese and Cheers
Perfect hampers containing cheese, charcuterie, chocolate and condiments as well as festive cheese boards and platters (to serve 6-8 people) are available from Epsom-based Cheese and Cheers.
Order here: https://www.cheeseandcheerssurrey.co.uk/
Get your Christmas pic ‘n’ mix candy bags, chocolates, personalised Christmas Eve boxes and other festive sweet treats from CHEW!
Picky Bits is a one-stop-shop for amazing platters and grazing boxes of festive food favourites. From charcuterie, cheese and fruit to sweets, pavlovas and vegan goodies, your Christmas food cravings are catered for.
See the full range here: http://www.pickybitsfood.com/
Fresh Connect is also on hand to deliver you a perfect premium grade Nordmann Christmas tree.
Christmas Door Wreaths, Flowers, Table Decor and Decorations
BBL Floral Design
BBL Floral Design produces beautiful, unique and tailored designs and creations for its customers.
Visit the website – https://www.bbldesign.co.uk – to order stunning Christmas door wreaths, table displays and all your festive flowers. I’m attending the BBL Floral Design wreath making workshop and can’t wait!
This Christmas, local artist Michelle is making beautiful fabric Christmas wreaths, which can be completely customised to your own particular colour scheme and your desired shape and size. You can also opt to have a variety of different ornamental decorations added to make your perfect wreath. Prices start from £12.
Michelle is also creating Christmas-themed garland bunting and felt Christmas tree decorations. Find out more on her Facebook page.
Nikkie’s Floral Designs
We are truly spoilt for choice in the Epsom & Ewell area when it comes to floristry. This Christmas, Nikkie’s Floral Designs is offering a number of festive products including Christmas wreaths, hand tied flowers and gorgeous Christmas decorations.
Check out Nikkie’s Facebook page to see the full range.
… and don’t forget Fresh Connect is another great option for fresh decorated door wreaths, hand-tied Christmas bouquets and fresh table candle arrangements.
Christmas Products for Baby
Bambinos & Me
Bambinos & Me has got lovely Baby Play Sensory Baubles, which contain special gifts for little ones and stylish teething necklaces (for mums to wear and babies to chew). Take a look at the full range of products and services here.
Christmas Cards and Festive Product Designs
For all your festive product design and prints, Minuteman Press has you covered. A high quality and reliable design, print and promotional products company, it offers a huge range of products and services throughout the year. Its festive offering includes: Christmas cards, vouchers, catalogues, menus, calendars and posters.
Find out more here.
Grow Cook Enjoy
Grow Cook Enjoy, run by professional qualified chef Jayne McGhee, teaches children, teenagers and adults to grow and cook fantastic food. Jane is running a number of fun Christmas-themed cooking workshops as well as a wreath decorating workshop. Find out more by visiting the Grow Cook Enjoy website.
The Little Book of Grow Cook Enjoy, which features a collection of children’s recipes, is out now. This would make a great stocking filler. Order your copy here.
With such a fantastic array of quality products and produce available, there’s no reason not to shop local!