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Last-Minute Christmas Gift Ideas

December 20, 2011

Make one stop at Urban Acres and get unique gifts for all the foodies (or wannabe foodies) in your life…

Here are some gift ideas…

75208 Zip Code Honey

Come and get the most LOCAL honey there is – harvested from the bee colony on the roof of Urban Acres!  Thanks to Texas Honeybee Guild for harvesting the honey and packing it into these cool Urban Acres bottles.

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Pearl Brand Artisanal Ice Cream

SEASONAL FLAVORS: Tipsy Eggnog, Molasses Walnut-Praline, Bittersweet Chocolate Peppermint, & Sweet Potato Marshmallow

Pearl Brand ice cream is handmade by Penelope Ryholt.  In all her ice cream, Penelope uses local, organic, non-homogenized, low-pasteurized Texas Daily Harvest milk.  The ice cream is made in small batches with fresh ingredients and never uses artificial colors, flavors or fillers.  

>> Read The Dallas Observer article on Pearl Brand: “Churning Desire: The Making of Dallas’ Newest Artisanal Ice Cream”

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Locally-Roasted Coffee

For the coffee connoisseur your life, we have a few great options…

Oak Cliff Coffee began by delivering their coffee “milkman style” to their neighbors in Oak Cliff, TX.  Every other week, their customers would wake up to fresh-roasted coffee in a burlap sack hanging on their doorknob.  Since then, their story has been about relationships and steady growth.  They now supply their coffee to some of the best coffeehouses, restaurants, and retailers in Dallas.  We at Urban Acres are glad to be one of them!

Dallas-based Cultivar Coffee & Tea was pioneered by Jonathan Meadows and Nathan Shelton who appreciate every coffee for what it truly is and are committed to taking whatever steps necessary to highlight the amazing, unique character in every coffee. They are committed to both quality and sustainability, bringing both ideals hand-in-hand; bringing a new level of care, attention to detail and socio-economic responsibility to the world of coffee.  Cultivar roasts and cups every coffee in celebration of the the hard work that coffee producers have put into their crop year round, respecting the processes that have gone before them and the preparation and consumption of the coffee that will take place once it is in your hands.

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Urban Acres Gift Baskets, Free Memberships, & Gift Cards

Packaged inside thrifted collectable baskets, these Urban Acres gift baskets are the perfect gift for friends, family, co-workers, or your boss!  There are a variety of sizes and options, and they’re currently 15% off, now until Christmas!

The New Year is the perfect time to give someone you love the gift of health.  How about buying someone a free 1 year membership to Urban Acres ($50 value) so they can enroll and start receiving some delicious organic fruits and veggies?  Or an Urban Acres gift card so they can check out our store and stock up on meats, dairy, bread, and more from local farmers and artisans?

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PLEASE NOTE: We close at 3pm on Christmas Eve and are closed Christmas Day.  Merry Christmas!

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