We know. We know. There are one thousand and one gift guides out there.
We assure you though, this is something special! Austin, TX is lucky enough to be home to Batch Austin.
Batch Austin connects you to Austin's best makers providing handmade, handpicked happiness. You'll be able to surprise and delight your friends and family this season with a little taste of our wonderful city by sending them a personalized Batch box with only the best goods in town.
For our gift guide we asked Batch to create us a box that gathered up the best of what our city has to offer!
Newton Supply Co. Moon Pouch | Small enough to fit in your handbag + cute enough to carry alone. Newton Supply Co. is inspired by the long and winding path that starts with raw materials and ends with a quality good. They believe that knowing where your products come from will bring greater meaning, and they value heirloom goods over fast fashion.
The Barton Table Chocolate Sauce | This small-batch chocolate sauce is delicious right out of the jar, with peanut butter, drizzled over ice cream or served with marshmallows or strawberries. This family recipe has been delighting folks since the 1980s.
Austin Skyline Mug | Skyline brings some of America's most iconic and memorable skylines into your home via hand towels, stationary and glassware. Their Austin Skyline soup mug is the perfect size for your favorite local coffee or tea.
Coover Caramels | These caramels taste like no other caramel you've ever had. Soft, gooey, rich with flavor. Tip: wrap these caramels in apple or dark chocolate and get ready for your mind to be blown with deliciousness! This architectural business owner turned stay at home dad opened Coover Caramels (using his grandmother's recipe) with the intention to teach his children how to earn their own money so they begin to understand it's value. Ryan also has a heart for giving back — 10% of all his proceeds goes to Safe Place.
Liber & Co. Texas Grapefruit Mixer | Like all good Texas boys, Liber & Co. grew up eating Rio Star grapefruits. Brilliantly red and very sweet, The Rio Star is a variety unique to South Texas. They wanted to highlight their home state’s iconic citrus by creating a Texas Grapefruit Shrub. Liber & Co. is devoted to the art of making exceptional cocktails — handcrafting a suite of essential bar syrups to help you, the cocktail lover, enjoy a world of better drinks.
Benjamin Soap Co. Cashmere Candle | This stay at home mom turned entrepreneur turned her dream of owning an all-natural skin care and body line into a reality. Using only natural essential oils and ingredients, her soy cashmere candle smells soft and clean and has a burn time of 45 hours!
Little City Coffee | Little City believes that everyone deserves a great cup of coffee! At Little City they search across the world for incredible coffees and roast them fresh to order in Austin, Texas.
Austin Neighborhood Coasters | Neighborhoods is your ‘hood etched in wood. Every Neighborhoods map is unique, just like the neighborhoods you know and love so much.
How are you shopping local this Holiday season? Tell us your favorite makers + businesses below!