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December 10, 2014

Gifts Made in San Francisco You Can Buy Year Round

San Francisco is a city known for its creativity, innovation and scrappy ingenuity. No more is this apparent than in the products that are manufactured right here in San Francisco. To spurn innovation, entrepreneurship and create awareness for all the amazing things that are built locally, SFMade, a nonprofit was created. Since their creation in 2010, companies have worn their distinction like a badge of honor. To the buyer, it means that you are truly getting something you can "Only Make in San Francisco."

4505 Meats

4505 wants to change the way you buy, cook, and eat meat. They purchase humanely-raised animals that were raised with care by dedicated ranchers committed to good husbandry practices and sustainability. Nothing is wasted. For the carnivore family member or friend, give them a sample of Chicken Apple Calvados sausage, bacon-studded hot dogs, chicken beer sausages or cheddar bratwurst. More Information.

Anchor Brewing Company

The rich history of Anchor Brewing can be traced all the way back to the California gold rush, when brewer Gottlieb Brekle arrived in San Francisco with his family. Since then, Anchor Brewing remains one of the most traditional breweries in America. Their beers are all still handmade in Anchor’s handsome copper brewhouse in San Francisco, California, but they be found internationally. More Information.

Benny Gold

Benny Gold is a San Francisco-based independent graphic designer and signature clothing brand. The brand started from just a simple sticker that was posted around town on his days off. The idea for the sticker was inspired by the old mantra, Stay Gold. More Information.

Bluxome Street Winery

100 years ago San Francisco was wine country, with more than 100 cellars and production facilities calling the City home. Then the 1906 earthquake and Prohibition extinguished dreams of winemaking in downtown SF. Bluxome Street Winery brought the historic South of Market district back to its roots in 2010, bringing wine country to the people by producing exceptional wines and providing an award-winning hospitality experience, right in the wild heart of San Francisco. More Information.

Dandelion Chocolate

Dandelion Chocolate is a bean-to-bar chocolate factory in the Mission District of San Francisco.Even though they roast, crack, sort, winnow, grind, conch, and temper small batches of beans and then mold and package each bar by hand in the Mission, you can buy their chocolate as a gift online. More Information.

Dodocase

If you're shopping for a technology geek, Dodocase is for you. The DODOcase philosophy is simple: make things locally and help keep traditional craftsmanship alive and well by adapting it to a new world of digital devices. To that end, they create stylish cases and sleeves designed to disguise your portable technology with classic elegance and functionality. More Information.

Fiat Lux

Fiat Lux is a small independent retail space located on Church Street between Market and 15th in San Francisco that specializes in one-of-a-kind locally designed and produced couture, jewelry and accessories for men and women, including our own lines of jewelry and women’s outerwear. More Information.

Four Barrel Coffee

If there's anyone in San Francisco that loves coffee, it's the team behind Four Barrel. They travel the world to bring great coffees home to San Francisco, where they lovingly roast, brew, and serve the best coffees in the world. More Information.

Mission Bicycle Company

Mission Bicycle Company’s mission is to build the most beautiful, practical and customizable bikes on the market. Each bike is designed by its rider and then built by hand in San Francisco, CA. We think they have succeeded. More Information.

Rickshaw Bagworks

The one must-have accessory for the ubiquitous San Francisco hipster. Rickshaw Bagworks is a custom bag design and manufacturing company, specializing in messenger bags, backpacks, computer carrying cases, iPad and Kindle sleeves, laptop computer sleeves, tote bags and related accessories.

Ritual Coffee Roasters

Another coffee heavyweight whose headquarters are in San Francisco. Opened in 2005, Ritual Coffee Roasters has always had a line outside. If you are ever on Valencia Street, the remodeled Ritual Coffee Shop is a must-see.

San Franpsycho

Born out of the Ocean Beach surf scene, San Franpsycho has evolved into a lifestyle brand that features local artists on apparel the hand screenprint themselves.

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