Whether you’re mailing gifts this year, or putting something together for your food-loving family member or friend, let your stocking stuffers do double-duty by buying products that also give back to charities and causes. From funding violence prevention programs for women in crises, to donating to children’s hospitals across Canada, these five Canadian treats help make our world a little tastier AND brighter. And what’s not festive about that?
Sarjesa Inc. is a socially focused tea company based in Alberta. Sarjesa blends their five different teas on Treaty 7 territory, located on the homelands of the Niitsitapi (the Siksika, Piikani, Kainai), the Îyârhe Nakoda, and Tsuut'ina Nations, as well as Métis Nation Region 3. The company works with local Indigenous community members to source local ingredients where possible, understand their traditional uses and how to best cultivate and conserve them. 20 percent of profits from each box sold is donated to Awo Taan Healing Lodge Society to support local violence prevention programming for women in crises.