Local products make unique stocking stuffers

NASHVILLE – With holiday shopping in full swing, you are probably looking for the perfect gift ideas for your friends, loved ones, or coworkers. Local products from across Tennessee offer the best selection of affordable and unique gifts and stocking stuffers for all ages.

If you’re looking for a present that offers the feel and flavor of Tennessee, there are plenty of products available through local businesses. Whether you’re looking for gift cards, food items, or even hand-made crafts, you are bound to find the ideal gift for even the most selective person on your list.

Looking for a unique stocking stuffer this holiday? Why not give the gift of gourmet hot sauce, relish, or marinade? These items pair well with local wines and savory Tennessee meats. Don’t be surprised if your thoughtful gift turns out to be a big hit this season.

One local business owner suggests that buying local is a rewarding way to shop, and it’s also smart for our economy. “Shopping local gives opportunities for entrepreneurs, farmers, and growers to prosper,” Karla Winfrey of Winfrey Foods said. “We’re all really fortunate to live in Tennessee where what we produce is so delicious and wholesome.”

If you need culinary inspiration for any of your Tennessee ingredients, visit www.PickTNProducts.org for a variety of recipes, including the Incredible Toffee Cheesecake recipe provided by Nashville Toffee Company.

Go to www.PickTNProducts.org or use the free Pick Tennessee mobile app to find a local business or farmers market near you. Follow “PickTNProducts” on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to view a stocking stuffer week campaign that features more local gifts from across the state, including candles, spices, honey, and salsa.

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