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2021 LA2050 Holiday Gift Guide


This holiday season, give great gifts that make a difference in Los Angeles!

We're excited to release our annual LA2050 gift guide featuring 38 impactful, socially-conscious, and locally-made goods. The products on this list are sourced from nonprofit organizations, sustainable makers, cultural establishments, and BIPOC-owned businesses here in Los Angeles. There's something for every person on your list, at a wide range of price points.

For the dinner party host… People's Pottery Project Better World Butter Set ($125.00)

For the coffee lover… Heal the Bay x Our Gorgongosa Coffee ($17.00)

For the eco-friendly… Compostable LA Gift Card ($40.00+)

For the holiday decorator… LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes Handmade Stocking ($26.00)

For the storyteller... Comunidades Indígenes en Liderazgo Dižà Nó ole Book ($45.00)

For the trendsetter… Japanese American National Museum Wooden Ramen Bowl Earrings ($12.00)

For the always-informed… LA Times Limited Edition “Read the paper." Hat ($30.00)

For the LA-obsessed… The Huntington Store Los Angeles Drinking Glass ($18.95)

For the one who needs to drink more water... LAist Nalgene Watter Bottle ($10 monthly donation)

For the farmers market fan… Crop Swap LA Asante Microfarm Produce Bag ($10.00)

For the activist… WASI “Resist" Poster ($10.00)

For the snacker… FAVES Strawberry Sweets (6 for $24.99)

Climate candy made from upcycled fruits and vegetables!

For the proud LA native... LA Taco Neighborhood Roll Call T-Shirt by DEFER ($29.95)

For the artist... Narrated Objects We Heart LA Parks: A Coloring + Activity Book ($19.99)

For the outdoor adventurer… CicLAvia Upcycled Hip Pack ($30.00)

For the one who has everything… Gifts for Good Los Angeles Impact Box ($85.00)

For the photographer… Las Fotos Project Age of Change Coffee Table Book and Zine ($60.00)

For the meditator… Voices Beyond Assault Sage, Lavender, and Lemongrass Healing Candle ($12.00)

For the pair who needs a fun night out… Two Bit Circus General Admission for Two ($70.00)

For the “Let's get coffee!" friend… South LA Cafe Gift Card ($10.00)

For the flower child... Theodore Payne Foundation Vintage California Wildflower Poster ($14.00)

For the plant parent… The Plant Chica Rubber Plant ($26.59)

For the young artist… Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles Art From Her Heart: Folk Artist Clementine Hunter Book($16.99)

For the beachgoer... Homeboy Industries Geo Sustainable Bucket Hat ($21.99)

For the planner… LACMA African American Art 2022 Wall Calendar ($14.99)

For the penguin lover… Aquarium of the Pacific Individual Membership ($89.00)

For the foodie… Flavors From Afar Gift Card ($10.00+)

For the nature explorer… Natural History Museum Wild LA: Explore the Amazing Nature in and Around Los Angeles Book($24.95)

For the voracious reader… Chevalier's Books Gift Certificate ($15.00+)

For the good-humored Angeleno… Junior High x Not A Cult Ad Lib Tote ($15.00)

For the self-care enthusiast… Made by DWC Joshua Tea Candle ($24.00)

For the budding chef… Eso Won Books The L.A. Cookbook: Recipes from the Best Restaurants, Bakeries, and Bars in Los Angeles ($40.00)

For the traveler… Grand Central Market Postcard Variety Pack ($10.00)

For the creative kids… Craft Contemporary Maker Night Sock Puppet Material Kit ($12.00)

For the budding gardener… City Plants Yard and Street Trees (Free)

For the writer… Library Foundation of Los Angeles Fujita Softcover Notebook ($15.00)

For the music lover… KCRW Camp Mug ($30.00)

For the one with good vibes... Lot Xi Bath Tea ($20.00)

AuthorTeam LA2050
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