Last Minute Gift Guide at Monadnock Food Co-op

Monadnock Food Co-op Marketing Team’s Guide to Holiday Shopping at the Co-op!

The holiday season can feel overwhelming! Finding the perfect gift for a loved one, getting the right meal that everyone will enjoy, and finding the perfect drink to match – it can be too much! The Co-op’s Marketing Team has you covered. We’ve compiled a few gifts found in the Co-op this season that your loved ones will surely fall in love with.

Marketing Team Favorite: Gift Cards!

It’s time to move past the stigma that gift cards aren’t personal enough to be good gifts! Monadnock Food Co-op gift cards are a fantastic way to invest in your local economy, support a local business, and feed your loved ones. Gift cards start at $5, and you can order them online here!

Wellness/General Merch Gifts

Looking for sore muscle relief? Sleep aids? Lotions? Tincture’s? Soaps? Candles? Wellness has you covered! Is someone on your gift list in need of sore muscle relief, sleep aids, lotions, tinctures, soaps, or candles? Explore our Wellness department – we’ve got you covered!

Check out locally made products from Badger, including its holiday special trio kits of their popular tins and lip balms, $13.99! The Moon Valley Organics line, a recent new addition to our wellness aisle, is an environmentally conscious company that dedicates a portion of its proceeds to protecting pollinator habitats. Make sure to check out their embossed Herbal Lotion Tins, available for $11.99!

For our friends and family members who are all about fresh wintery scents, check out Good Light Candles, now on the Wellness Holiday Endcap. Prices start at $6.99, with multiple sizes, variety packs, and scents available! All are made with beeswax.

Give the gift of sustainability this holiday season! Check out Bee’s Wrap beeswax products, a reusable cling wrap product in multiple sizes and styles starting at $6.29. Grab some Full Circle reusable sandwich bags. Multiple varieties and patterns are available starting at $7.99. Water Bottles from Hydro Flask are on DEEP discount for $29.99 – great for cold or hot products!

For unique and ethically sourced gifts, consider our Fair Trade African Baskets in our Produce department, available in various sizes and colors starting at $20.99, or check out our sustainable offerings (opposite our frozen aisle) such as BEE’S WRAP Beeswax Wraps (starting at $6.29), FULL CIRCLE Reusable Sandwich Bags (starting at $7.99), and TRU Earth Eco-Strip Laundry Detergent (32 Strips for $14.49, with a Co-op Tip to cut sheets for more loads!).

Stay warm with ANDES GIFTS Fair Trade Fun Hats starting at $23.99, or wrap up in cozy Scarves and mittens starting at $18.99.

Explore the General Merch section for go-to stocking stuffers. Wellness enthusiasts will appreciate BADGER Sampler Kits Trio for $13.99, featuring various balms, including Tattoo Cream at $9.99. MOON VALLEY ORGANICS Herbal Lotion Tin is also available for $11.99.

For scent-based gifts, opt for the GOOD LIGHT CANDLES Snow Holiday Tin Gift Set (4 candles) at $22.99 or individual options like the Glass Candle at $16.99 and Small Tin Candles at $6.99. Complete the sensory experience with a Diffuser for $54.99, offering multiple brand options and essential oils for purchase.

Make sure to check out our merch table near the bakery for more diverse gift ideas, from stickers and aromatherapy to calendars, card games, and much more!


As dedicated co-op employees, we couldn’t resist sharing some delectable food-based gift suggestions with you!

Indulge your taste buds with our selection of locally sourced coffees, including PRIME ROAST at $14.49 per pound, TERRA NOVA at $14.99 per pound, DEAN’S BEANS at $15.99 per pound, and EQUAL EXCHANGE ranging from $9.99 to $11.99 per pound or each.

For a delightful dessert option, consider our CO-OP MADE pies with a variety of flavor options, priced at $16.99. Alternatively, explore SAXY CHEF pies, which are available in various sizes, flavors, and allergen-free options, starting at $21.49.

If you’re looking for refreshing non-alcoholic beverages, we’ve got you covered with options like ATHLETIC BREWING NON-ALCOHOLIC BEER in assorted 6-packs for $10.99, TÖST SPARKLING CIDER at $5.99, RW KNUDSEN CRISP APPLE SPARKLING JUICE for $3.99, and VAL DE FRANCE SPARKLING APPLE JUICE at $6.99.

Elevate your gift-giving with these scrumptious and thoughtful choices!