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Shanti Chai & Co

Shanti Chai – Authentic Chai Blend: Made from well-sourced organic spices and organic gunpowder-style Assam tea from India (West Jalinga), this is a balanced, aromatic, and authentic version of traditional chai.

Spiced Sugar: Enjoy this sweetly spiced sugar that you can use on top of hot buttered toast, in pies and for baking, and of course stir into your coffee . . . or chai! Organic spices – cardamom, cinnamon and clove – combined with organic cane sugar.

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Westcoastees

Men’s Large Tee: Westcoastees makes shirts for the outdoor enthusiast of all ages. Their fun and fresh designs are uniquely west coast. Visit their brand new location in Duncan or find them in these Vancouver Island shops.

Oyster Bay Wild Sockeye Salmon

Four Tins of Oyster Bay Wild Sockeye Salmon: The Oyster Bay Wild Sockeye Salmon is sustainably harvested by the Stz’uminus First Nations in the Salish Sea at Oyster Bay. The salmon can be purchased at the Microtel Inn & Suites in Oyster Bay.

Clockwork Kombucha

Lemon Ginger – This flagship kombucha is produced using only the finest Assam and Green Sensha tea sourced thorough Westholme Tea Farm. A liberal dosage of freshly pressed organic ginger is added just before bottling and is finished off with a hint of organic lemon juice. 

Fresh Cherry – This Autumn seasonal offering is produced using a combination of Assam and Jasmine green tea. Added fresh organic/non sprayed cherries come from a small family run farm in Naramata, BC to the fermenting kombucha culture. The end product has a wonderful red hue and is reminiscent of some of the Lambic ales produced in Belgium.

Peaks Coffee

Holiday Blend: A festive fruit-cake aroma of caramel and orange peel gives way to chocolate in the cup. This blend is sure to complement all the decadent festive foods and desserts this holiday season. A lovely stocking stuffer for the coffee lover in your life.

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Good Bite Bar

Chocolate Coconut Bar, Chocolate Coconut Good Bites, Lemon Coconut Bites: Good Bite Bars are a yummy healthy snack bar made with organic ingredients of whole grains and seeds, kinda like a cookie but better! Eaten and loved by people of all ages. Good Bites are a delicious raw, vegan treat packed with healthy organic ingredients.

Cow-Op Cook Book

Cowichan Grown Cookbook: This cookbook is home to great local recipes that can be crafted here and out of the region. What sets this cookbook apart is its unique focus on senior food producers and elder cooking wisdom.  Pick up your own copy at the Cowichan Green Community Garden Pantry Store.

Nielson’s Honey

Fireweed Honey and Wildflower Honey: Enjoy this fresh and rich local honey produced by the bees and beekeepers at Nielson’s honey. These fireweed and wildflower blends are the perfect sweeteners and make excellent stocking stuffers.

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Get your holiday shopping done and treat yourself to a mini getaway in Cowichan.

Book a weekend at the Microtel Inn & Suites in Oyster Bay and explore the seaside community of Ladysmith. In between shopping spots, check out our local mountain biking and hiking trails.

If you get thirsty, stop in at Riot Brewing in Chemainus or stop for lunch at the Rock Cod Café in Cowichan Bay.

But wherever your seasonal adventures take you, we wish you safe travels and a very happy holiday.

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