You’ve heard of FOMO (fear of missing out). Well, you’ll be feeling some ROMO (regret over missing out) when you see what was in this great box that’s already sold out! So why are we showing it to you? Because you can buy from each of those local businesses separately on your own, and all of them need your support this season and on through these times of pandemic limitations. Some of the other gift collections below may be in short supply or gone by the time you click, so go get 'em now! We’ll add more to this list if we discover any, and we hope readers willlet us know about any we missed.

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La Cocina Collections: This choice of gift boxes features sweet and savory products locally made by the women, immigrant, and BIPOC entrepreneurs of La Cocina.

 

Black Box: A mix of snacks, body-care products, and activity books from Black-owned businesses. Six Black women in the Bay Area run this project as volunteers. Supplies are limited.

 

Oakland Love: Tasty seasonal products from five Oakland businesses working towards racial, social, and environmental justice. Five percent of profits are donated to a nonprofit helping those impacted by domestic violence.

 

Eat Real Fest at Home: An assortment of products made by Eat Real vendors and food artisans. Sales help your favorite Oakland food festival hang together until it’s safe to gather again. Supplies are limited.

 

Local Love Gift Boxes from Local Food Adventures: Choose from among boxes designed to delight bakers, ice cream lovers, beer and barbecue buffs, and more, many themed around this stops on this local food tour company’s pre-pandemic itineraries

 

The Local Box Shop: A fun variety of curated and custom gift boxes featuring foods, spices, and body-care products. One unique offering is the Shave & a Cocktail Box when you can't figure out what he's gonna like.

 

SuperJuiced Immunity Kit: Five locally made items favored by herbalists and healers to help support the body's natural ability to boost immunity during the winter months.