The East Bay Express is the news, arts, culture, and entertainment weekly for the urban East Bay. We are independent, locally owned, and committed to promoting and supporting conscious consumption and enjoyment of life. We are proud co-founders of Oakland Grown, an organization that champions local, independent businesses. And we work hard as a watchdog in our community, winning more editorial awards than any other Northern California publication. 

We hope you will enjoy this curated guide to artisanal products! When you purchase from these companies, you're supporting the American economy, helping to create jobs, and helping well-crafted, richly unique, and considerably more ecofriendly products make it to market.  

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To advertise in this year's Holiday Guide, deadline is November 11, 2016.