Looking for unique gifts that can’t be found at the big box stores?

Look no further than your local natural foods co-op!

From foodie must-haves to social and eco-conscious crafts, the co-op offers so much for your friends and loved ones to enjoy. Here are our top suggestions…

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  1. Sustainable Housewares

Top sellers this season include durable bamboo kitchenware and stainless steel straws. Check out the stainless steel straw sets at Basics by Klean Kanteen (on sale 20% OFF 12/5-12/31/18) and To-Go-Ware bamboo utensil sets with washable carrying case included.

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2. Fairly Traded goods

From coffee and tea to hand made knits, toys, and woven baskets, you can trust that our fairly traded items were made without exploitation - of workers or their natural environments.

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3. hand Made jewelry

You literally cannot not get any more one-of-a-kind than this, our selection of local and hand made jewelry. Find pieces and sets by Luma’s, Glassroots Jewelry, Bonnielynn Designs, Type Settings, Terra Designs, and Chompy Chic this year.

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4. wisconsin Cheese boxes

The best of Wisconsin, shipped nationwide or delivered locally for $5. Now available for purchase online! Click here for options.

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5. custom Gift Baskets

We can make any products at the Co-op into gift baskets for you! Think aromatherapy bath and body care, organic wine and fruit, gluten free snacks, locally made, you name it. Give us a budget or theme and we’ll create a beautiful basket for $10 plus the cost of contents. Or, you can shop and we are happy to package.

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6. Co-op Gift Cards

Gift cards can be used for any product in the store including groceries, vitamins, coffee shop and deli.



The most generous gift of all on this list, the gift of Co-op Ownership at Basics has the potential to make a lasting impact. The recipient will benefit from more affordable access to thousands of natural foods, vitamins, and lifestyle aids at the Co-op.

But even more than that, your gift will make them part of a very special and unique community that cannot be found anywhere else on the planet! There’s only one Basics Cooperative Natural Foods - and you own it!


Happiest holidays to you, Co-operators!

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