2022 Green Gift Shop

Thursday, December 1, 2022
1:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Carmel Clay Public Library
55 4th Avenue SE, Carmel

The Green Gift Shop is back!  We missed having an in-person event the past 2 years but now we are ready to offer greener holiday shopping at the newly renovated Carmel Clay Public Library.  Join us for a green holiday shopping experience where we offer gift ideas that are local, organic, natural, recycled, reused, repurposed and eco-friendly.

VENDORS: If you would like to participate in the Green Gift Shop and have a product or service that meets the criteria above, please go to the vendor information for more details or email mzalon@carmelgreen.org.   

Also, Carmel Clay Public Library will hold their Holiday Showcase.  Did you know the Carmel Clay Public Library has hundreds of books and audiobooks filled with heartwarming holiday stories, money-saving ways to spruce up your holidays, simple to elaborate crafts for gifts, and mouthwatering recipes? Our Audiovisual Department has holiday classic movies and new releases, as well as CDs from your favorite artists. And for those hard to please teens, the library carries the latest graphic novels and most popular fiction. Don’t have a library card? No worries, we will help you register. Just bring your current ID and take home the best holiday gift you could give yourself, a new library card. There will be a craft for teens and children to make and take home and holiday music performed by Carmel High School musicians. Come and meet some of the dedicated library staff and learn more about one of the greatest assets available to you in Carmel, your library! 

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Past Green Gift Shops

We did not host a Green Gift Shop in 2021 due to COVID restrictions.

The 2020 Green Gift Shop was held virtually from November 1, 2020 through January 15, 2021. Vendors included:

Blue Porch Design

Salvaged Art signs from repurposed hardware on up-cycled boards for a one-of-a-kind look. Handcrafted by Nancy at Blue Porch Designs.Custom work available.

Earth Rocks

Earth Rocks – jewelry with a boho attitude – handcrafted by Lynn Jenkins from natural stones or unique upcycled pieces

Essentially Mara

Clean and simple products for the modern home.

I started making products for my family at home over four years ago. I wanted non-toxic and clean products that I could trust. I started sharing the products and recipes with family and friends and everyone LOVED them! After selling them here and there online and by word of mouth, Essentially Mara was created. When you get these products into your home I hope you love them as much as I do, and enjoy these wonderful items with clean ingredients.

Frangipani Body Products

My name is Tracy Land and I started making my own skin care products as a way to relieve the symptoms of frustrating Rosacea syhttps://frangipanibodyproducts.com/about-us/mptoms and adult acne problems. All Frangipani products are plant-based and certified cruelty-free with ingredients including steam distilled essential oils, cold pressed carrier oils, certified organic ingredients when available and economical, and are otherwise sourced from native regions.

Global Gifts

Global Gifts is a volunteer-supported nonprofit fair trade store specializing in unique, handmade gifts you can feel good about giving. from over 40 countries. We are committed to creating sustainable economic opportunities and safe and equitable working conditions for disadvantaged artisans and farmers in over 40 countries around the world.

Herbal Kindness

Handmade herb based products for every part of your life.  We specialize in allergy friendly culinary, topical and internal herb based products. As a family with food allergies, we try to make things as allergy friendly as possible. Everything is made by us in small batches right here in Indiana!

Kaps For Kids

Kaps for Kids creates extraordinary products and impact from ordinary bottle caps.  10% of sales go toward children’s charities.

SewNew Kreations

I have a sew at home business. I sew everything for home- fridge/appliance covers, hot pads, long oven mitts, bags, pillow covers, bench cushions and more. I love playing with fabrics, patterns, and ideas. I’m particularly excited when something I create has both great practical value and just the right touch of fun.

I invite you to check out my current projects and am very interested in working with you on custom projects that are unique, practical and yet reasonable to use for yourself or to give out as great gifts.

Lemongrass Spa

Lemongrass Spa products are nontoxic beauty and skincare products, handmade right here in the USA.  Ingredients are ethically sourced, affordably priced and make thoughtful and quality gifts this holiday season.