Here’s Your Holiday Guide to Gifts That Give Back to Camphill Communities!

This season, use your purchasing power to create a kinder, more fulfilling world for people with developmental differences.

“Shop Camphill” for artisanal holiday gifts, handcrafted by people with intellectual and developmental disabilities who live in Camphill communities throughout North America.

Proceeds from sales of Camphill-made products support lifesharing communities, and fund programs and initiatives that empower diversely-abled people to live lives of great dignity, joy, and meaning.

Discover top Camphill-made gifts for this holiday season by using the links below.

Where Can I Purchase Camphill-Made Holiday Gifts?

Click below for a summary of Camphill

community retail stores and e-tail websites.

Camphill Communities Ontario (Angus & Barrie, Ontario, Canada)

Contact: Retail shopping and pickup available. Shipping only to addresses in Ontario, Canada. 111 Dunlop Street East, Barrie, Ontario, L4M 1A6 Canada.

Phone: (705) 739-1833, Website: www.camphill.on.ca/camphill-store.php

Shop Overview: Sells an assortment of items made in community workshops and day programs, including pottery; maple syrup; and woodshop items, such as cutting boards, utensils, candlesticks, charcuterie boards, toys, etc.

Camphill Hudson (Hudson, NY)

Contact: Local curbside pickup only at Camphill Hudson Artisan Shop, 360 Warren Street, Hudson, NY 12534. Thursdays from 5-6pm and Sundays 3:30-5pm. Please place your order more than a half hour before the end of a curbside pickup time to ensure we have time to fill the order! Phone: (518) 697-3361, Website: www.camphillhudson.org/artisan-shop.html

Shop Overview: Sells wool angels, felted wool wall hangings, woven and knitted scarves, woven table runners and napkins, and handmade greeting cards.

Camphill Soltane / Enwtine Textile Design Shop (Phoenixville, PA)

Contact: Online orders at www.studioentwine.com.

Shop Overview: Sells beautiful handwoven products, including tote bags, cosmetic pouches, throw pillow covers, rugs, coasters, hand towels, eye pillows, and more.

Camphill Village Copake (Copake, NY)

Contact: Online orders at www.camphillstore.com. Phone: (518) 329-4511.

Shop Overview: Sells hand-dipped pure beeswax candles (both tapers and molded); handmade wooden kitchen utensils and toys; pure maple syrup; small-batch cookies in various flavors; medicinal herbs, teas, and cosmetics from the community’s organic healing plant garden; and many other unique handmade goods.

Camphill Village Kimberton Hills (Kimberton, PA)

Contact: Online orders at https://www.camphillkimberton.org/cvkh-craft-shop.; Phone: (610) 935-0300.

Shop Overview: Sells biodynamically grown herbal tea blends, hand-felted wool dryer balls, mosaic artwork, handwoven scarves, place mats, and other fiber goods.

Plowshare Farm (Greenfield, NH)

Contact: Online orders at www.etsy.com/shop/LocalShare. Phone: (603) 547-7985.

Shop Overview: Sells hand-dipped and molded pure beeswax candles from Plowshare Farm’s candle-making studio (including Christmas and Hanukkah candles); upcycled reusable shopping bags woven from cotton and recycled plastic grocery bags; wooden cutting boards and candle holders; special nuno felted silk scarves in various colors and patterns; and more.

Heartbeet Lifesharing

Contact: Online orders at www.heartbeet.org/shop. Phone: (802) 472-3285

Shop Overview: Branded items celebrating Heartbeet’s 20th Anniversary.

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