2018 Holiday Gift Guide2018-11-24T10:18:06+00:00

Give the gift of small.

Shop small this season and support starters from markets to main street.

This collection of giftable goods represents ideas brought to life by members of the global CO.STARTERS community. By shopping and sharing this guide you are supporting the growth of livelihoods and neighborhoods everywhere.

Battle Brothers Shaving Co.2018-12-04T09:44:39+00:00

Battle Brothers Shaving Co.

Razors designed for easy maintenance, with handmade brushes and razor blades manufactured with high-grade stainless steel. Battle Brothers was born from the down-time quest for a good shave during military deployment in Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Supported by MVE Lab, Grand Rapids, Michigan

Benji Bars2018-11-25T13:16:54+00:00

Benji Bars

Because her child with Type 1 diabetes needed healthy granola bars, a mom created Benji Bars through trial and error, then decided to share them with her community and around the country. Supported by Nasha Lending, Greenville, South Carolina



Give the gift of beer! Use the BrewFund app to choose a taproom anywhere—near you or near your friend—and give someone a pint, flight, or even a growler and a t-shirt. Supported by Accel Now, Johnson City, Tennessee

Cat People Press2018-11-30T09:22:25+00:00

Cat People Press

Greeting cards, prints, and stickers celebrating our complicated relationships with cats. Everything starts with analog watercolor illustration, with a cat or two nearby. Cat People Press values caring for the environment, using the highest quality recycled materials and sustainable practices.
Supported by Artlink, Fort Wayne, Indiana



Solves the shower curtain liner from touching and clinging to you

Cool Towel2018-11-20T11:40:10+00:00

Cool Towel

Instant-cooling towels, perfect for the finish line and the front lines

CPR Wrap2018-12-05T09:40:47+00:00

CPR Wrap

This disposable CPR template can be placed over a child or adult who needs CPR, showing step-by-step instructions and hand placements, with a one-way valve mouth barrier. The idea for CPR Wrap was born when the founders son stopped breathing—she knew CPR but she froze. Supported by Launch Chattanooga, Chattanooga, Tennessee

ECam and Co.2018-12-03T09:38:50+00:00

ECam and Co.

Handmade wine bottle soy candles. Elizabeth Cameron uses pure essential oils blended with phthalate-free fragrance oils, 100% pure soy wax, 100% cotton braided wick and recycled glass.
Supported by Create Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama

Effortless Art Products2018-11-28T08:07:22+00:00

Effortless Art Products

Crayons that are inclusive and easy to use for all! They were created to bring independence to little and big colorers alike, through an innovative gripping design. It gets better though. Not only do these crayons help develop fine motor skills in little ones, they are environmentally conscious in design!
Supported by Innovation Collaborative in Erie, Pennsylvania

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