BLFF Festive Gift Guide!
WELCOME to the Bristol Local Food Fund’s festive gift guide! Think of it as a cosy feel-good festive market that you can attend from the comfort of your sofa with a hot cuppa and one or two (or five?) biscuits to hand. Dreamy.
Whether you’re celebrating some of the winter festivities or just want to treat yourself or your loved ones during these cold months, we’ve pulled together some of the wonderful rewards that are still available on the BLFF Crowdfunder in one easy-to-digest format. Oh, and you donate to tackling food insecurity in Bristol at the same time, winner-winner! Here’s how the headings work: Company- reward description & RRP = what you pay To grab your gift or treat, visit www.crowdfunder.co.uk/BLFF - before they run out!
Gifts for £20 and under
St Werburghs City Farm - £3 Animal Feed Bag = £5
What a nice way to spend an afternoon with a little one, pal, or relative you
haven’t seen in a while. Share the joys of food with the animals at St Werburgh's City Farm with a small bag of animal feed.
Farro Bakery - £5 Brass Gift Token = £15
This £5 brass gift token from Farro Bakery will pay for a coffee and cake of your choice - just what we all need as we face the unforgiving weather of the winter months!
Better Food - £5 Gift Voucher = £20
Know someone who loves to shop local, organic and ethical? Indulge in £5's worth of food products from any of the Better Food stores.
Food Shop Bristol - £10 Gift Voucher = £20
Add some delightful treats to your festive larder with a selection of specialist independent food and drink products from Food Shop Bristol.
Southville Deli - £10 Gift Voucher = £20
Off to a December gathering? Why not take some crowd-pleaser treats with you from this South Bristol stronghold.
Danny's Burgers - £10 Gift Voucher = £20
Who wouldn’t want a burger lovingly made for them from burger chef of the year 2021?
Gifts under £30
Mission Pizza - £10 Any Pizza = £25
Nothing quite says December catch-up to me like nattering over a takeaway pizza. Choose ANY award winning wood-fired Neo-Neapolitan style pizza from Mission Pizza.
Small St. Espresso - £12 Box of 6 Doughnuts = £25
Who REALLY likes mince pies anyway? Treat your pals (or just yourself) to a box of the freshest doughnuts in town from Small St. Espresso's new site Small Goods.
Ah-Ma's Dumplings - £10 Gift Voucher = £25
YES! Is there a better way to go into a fresh new year than a delicious bowl of hot Cantonese food? Perfect for pre-party fuel or post-party sofa joys. Enjoy £10's worth of delicious Cantonese-style cuisine from Ah-Ma's Dumplings.
Scoop Wholefoods - £10 Gift Voucher = £25
This time of year can feel overwhelmingly, plasticky? Stock up on some essentials without the packaging guilt - £10's worth of wholefoods from the zero-waste store Scoop Wholefoods
Fox & West - £11 Medium Seasonal Veg Box = £25
Save the hassle of veg-hunting for your winter feasting and enjoy a freshly prepared seasonal veg box worth £11 STRAIGHT TO YOUR (Bristol) DOOR from Fox & West.
Gopal's Curry Shack - £10 Gift Voucher = £25
Perfect lunchtime treat or evening pick-me-up. Grab £10's worth of aromatic and vibrant Indian street food from Gopal's Curry Shack
Bento Boss - £10 Gift Voucher = £25
Have a sushi-loving friend who just can’t get enough of the stuff? Treat them to £10's worth of authentic East Asian food & freshly made sushi from Bento Boss.
GingerBeard's Preserves - £10 Gift Voucher = £25
For me, December should just be called cheese-season. Accompany your dairy or plant-based delights with a sharp and sweet chutney or jam with a £10 online gift voucher.
Big Naths BBQ - £10 Gift Voucher & BBQ Sauce = £25
Take yourself back to the long summer days of slowly smokin barbies but in the depths of dark winter. Get £10's worth of finger lickin' smokey goodness from Big Naths BBQ PLUS a free bottle of handmade BBQ sauce.
Foodstuff Bristol - £10 Discount Code = £25
The bit we tend to forget about this time of the year is that it’s REALLY BUSY. Save time and treat yourself to food delivery with a twist - independents only; riders on living wage; zero emissions delivery.
Hugo's Greengrocer - £15 Seasonal Veg Box = £30
Stock up on winter vitamins and save time, money and inevitable packaging with a super fresh, local and seasonal veg box from Hugo's Greengrocer. Delivered to your (Bristol) dwelling.
The Forest Bakery - £12.50 Vegan Bread & Pastry Bag = £30
For a magical time of year, get a magic bag of your own creation. Choose 2 vegan pastries and 2 loaves from The Forest Bakery. Oh, and it will magically arrive at your Bristol front door!
Gifts for £50 and under
Lovely Drinks - £35 Mixed Drinks Case = £40
Have a mate or relative who fancies themselves a mixologist? Get creative and please your guests with a mixture of naturally made sparkling soft drinks and tonics from Lovely Drinks. 24x250ml bottles delivered to anyone in the UK!
Hobbs House Bakery - £20 Gift Voucher = £50
Have visitors coming to stay soon? Treat them (and yourself) to a lazy Sunday morning sipping on coffee, listening to lush tunes and chatting away (or reading in silence) in pjs, all the while munching on freshly baked goods from Hobbs House Bakery. We never have to grow out of sleepovers!
Wiper and True - £18 Gift Box = £50
There’s always someone in the family who’s impossible to buy a gift for. They’re often beer lovers. You try and buy them something different each year. But really all they want is beer. Why resist? Choose 3 beers and get a free glass from Wiper and True and have the gift box delivered to your Bristol door.
Purezza - £20 Gift Voucher = £50
A whole pizzeria dedicated to vegan pizzas? We all have a friend who would love nothing more than a gift voucher from these innovators.
Gifts for £100 or less
Popti & Beast - £44.40 Family of 4 Burger Meal = £60
Know a lovely family who deserves a treat? Are you said family? Spoil the gang with a delux burger meal deal for a family of 4 is on offer from the lovely team at Popti & Beast. This includes 2 adult burgers, 2 kids burgers, 4 drinks, 4 fries AND 4 ice creams.
Field Bakery - £130 Field to Loaf Sourdough Workshop = £100
Nothing beats giving the gift of a new and fun experience AND learning a new skill. Master the art of sourdough baking using regional grains with this hands-on workshop from Field Bakery at Gothelney Farm, Bridgwater.
Bay View Guest House - £105 One Night's Accommodation = £100
Take advantage of being able to book something in advance and have a getaway to look forward to this year with one night's accommodation in a sea view room overlooking the Jurassic Coast in Beer, Devon. Closed until mid-Feb 2022. I might beat you to it, mind!
St Werburghs City Farm - £275 Boiling Wells Hire = £300
Get your crew, family, gang or team together for a unique daytime celebration at St Werburgh's City Farm's beautiful 2.5-acre woodland Boiling Wells site.
Heart of BS13 - £250 Business Team Building Away Day = £300
Has your team gone above and beyond these past couple of years and they deserve a treat to look forward to? Or maybe you haven’t seen each other in 3D for longer than you can remember? Upgrade your business's team building day with a day in the garden at Heart of BS13, which includes a hearty lunch of fresh, homegrown produce from their field kitchen, as well as tea and coffee. To grab any of these gifts and treats, visit https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/BLFF before they're gone! Enjoy the season, folks - we all deserve it! Greetings from the BLFF team x