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Chocolate City: The Card Game
Chocolate City: The Card Game was created by DC Natives who love their city so much that they found a way to preserve its original culture and to archive DC's black population and culture.
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Chocolibrium
Creating edible beauty while promoting ecological and economic equilibrium, through chocolate+chocolibrium. They ensure that the cacao is grown organically & deforestation not encouraged through mass production. Shop their bars, truffles, cocoa shell tea, chocolate for baking/drinking and custom assortments!
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Celeste

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Chocotenango
Bean to bar chocolate made in DC. Check out their vast assortment of chocolate bars and intriguing 7 spices hot chocolate mix!
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Celeste
Chouquette
Chocolates, caramels, so pretty you can't image eating them, so delicious, you can't help yourself. We love the quintessentially DC Dr. Fauci and RBG chocolates.
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CHRiS CARDi
The culmination of the founder's experiences lead to a line that takes various streetwear aesthetics & infuses it into classic staples of American sportswear Make sure to check out their H St collection!
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Cindy Liebel
Earrings, rings and necklaces for everyday wear. Inspired by architectural and mid-century design.
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Cinnamon Tree Organics
Variety of herbs & spices (cinnamon, turmeric, cayenne, cardamom and more) for your kitchen!
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Circuit Breaker Lab [Art]
Art handmade in DC from electronic waste - intelligent gifts for geeks!
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Circuit Breaker Lab [Jewelry]
Jewelry handmade in DC from electronic waste - intelligent gifts for geeks!
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Citizens Coffee
Small-batch specialty coffees roasted in the district. Join their monthly subscription of their latest and greatest roasts!
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Celeste

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City Bonfires
Created by 2 dads whose jobs were impacted by COVID, these portable bonfires are eco-friendly and recyclable. They are perfect for ambiance or roasting marshmallows!
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Aceituna
Clark's Cubes
Single-serve coffee and flavored teas with no waste! Place one cube in your cup and just drop, stir, and enjoy.
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Celeste
Classy Ear
Over 100 hand-crafted earring designs made to suit any woman's style or personality. Custom-made designs also available!
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Clay and Honey
Ceramic pieces made in the district with lots of love. Also, 20% of profits go towards The Bee Conservancy! DL Insider: We love our dotted espresso cups made by Mila!
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Aceituna

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Cocktail Curations
Bottled cocktail bases - including a classic old fashioned, a unique chili paloma and even a strawberry rhubarb tonic
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Celeste

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Collagebynicole
Original handmade collage prints made by Nicole Ziesing.
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Comet Cloth
Unique kitchen towels that blend cotton and food photography.
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Aceituna

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Common Raven [Clothing]
Maker of quality sewn goods & DC zippered pouches. Everything is designed, cut and sewn in Washington DC (bags, face masks & scarves)
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Morado
Common Raven [Home Goods]
Maker of quality sewn home goods like organic cotton/hemp napkins, tea towel and pillows
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Aceituna
Compass Coffee
Coffee, espresso, sanitizer, tea, syrups and swag.
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Celeste
Coolsisters
Handcrafted, one-of-a-kind leather and vegan tassels - handpainted and custom options too!
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Cosmic Medium
Graphic art and illustration business from artist Laura Coleman - specializing in illustrations of Black Heroes and Black women. Check out the collection of clothing, accessories, art prints, stationary, label pins and more!
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Costa Cosmetics
Soaps and cosmetics that are not only high quality and made of natural/organic ingredients, but also beautiful and a joy to look at. The founder's principles are to recycle more and to reduce consumption. The product line includes laundry soap, felted soaps, lip balms, hair shampoo and conditioner, face treatment clay masks and more!
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Cotton & Reed
DC's first rum distillery! White rum and low-sugar naturally flavored rums, house-made mixers. Hand-sanitizer being sold during the pandemic.
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Creative Grounds
Choose from their anniversary blend or other medium and full-bodied roasts, plus merch from this lovely art & coffeeshop in Bloomingdale.
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Celeste

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Cris Logan Art
Original prints and DC-themed illustrations featuring our beloved Caps and Nationals, iconic restaurants and landmarks.
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Crunchy Hydration
Great tasting water that hydrates while easing the mind and body of everyday stressors. We love the calm watermelon and om grapefruit with CBD. Every can purchased helps hydrate a community in need by providing water filters to communities that do not have access to clean water!
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Celeste

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Cultivate the City
Garden Center at W.S. Jenks & Son in NE DC serves your gardening needs, all year long. Come by and pick up your favorite indoor plants, outdoor plants, vertical gardening equipment, growing tools, nutrients, seeds and much, much more. They also offer an option for a CSA box!
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Cultured Kombucha
Kombucha subscriptions: cases of fresh kombucha delivered to your door. Amazing flavors (and punny names): lotus flower bomb, tropic like it's hot, bug a boo, golden.
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Celeste

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Cured & Crisp
"Even vegetarians eat it". Current (exotic and amazing) bacon flavors: chinese five spice, hibiscus flower and fennel, breakfast bacon, pastrami.
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Celeste
Cutting Board
DC based meal kit delivery service. They tailor meals to each individual's preferences, using locally sourced ingredients. That means you and everyone in your household gets to eat exactly what they desire!
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Celeste
D. Prince designs
Beautiful regional, cocktail/drink, plant, recipe, and custom prints!
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Dafero
Vegan, paleo, gluten free and low glycemic index dessert brand with a social mission to help refugees and vulnerable women. We can't stop eating their OG sugar-free date spread!
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Celeste

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Dapper Guru
Veteran-owned brand with a line of premium male grooming products like natural, long lasting handcrafted soaps and distinct scents for a clean shave. 5% of our proceeds will go towards supporting our nation’s veteran community!
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DC Bee Honey
Raw honey from small scale beekeepers around the District - each jar has a unique story from the beekeeper. List of shops that carry their product and an online request form is available. DL Insider Tip: We get ours at Glen's Garden Market!
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DC Brau
DC's. first packaging brewery since 1956! Craft beers and a hard seltzer that makes you wonder why you ever consumed White Claw.
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Carina Tenaglia Art
Small art business based out of Washington, D.C. specializing in abstract acrylic painting and other bespoke items. We love the DC map paintings and the texture of the art!
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DC Crochet Queen
Natalia has been doing crochet since 2007 and has super creative crop tops, crochet shoes, outerwear and more!
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DC Dills
Local artisan pickles, kraut & true NJ/NY style bagels. We used their pickled beets to make borscht (Ukrainian beet soup)!
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DC IS MY CITY
A collection of more than 175 prints and postcards that explore D.C.'s famed landmarks and lesser-known treasures.
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Deborah Grayson
Drawings, paintings, sculpture and prints that draw on magic, myth, and memory to create a contemporary picture of the real and imagined worlds of women's lives.
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Defy
Organic hand sanitizer that does not leave you with dry hands, a gross sticky feeling, and awful smells. Their formula contains organic ethyl alcohol and glycerin to moisturize your skin for a pleasant experience. Our favorite is the lavande!
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della Terra Organics
Small batch organic personal care products. Their line has a wide variety of products - acne treatments, deodorant, acne treatment, mosquito repellent, dry shampoo, healing balm, shampoo and more! And even products for your pets!
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Denisa Piatti
Founded with a mission to illuminate the beauty of non-precious materials with precious, traditional craftsmanship. All pieces are designed and handcrafted in DC.
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Denizens Brewing Co.
Independent and family-owned brewery featuring craft beers, barrel-aged and mix-fermentation sour beers available as limited edition releases, and hard seltzers (+really cool artwork on the bottles and cans).
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Desert 2 District
Art and design inspired by the desert & the district - fine art originals, prints, stickers, face masks and other lovely home goods!
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Diament Jewelry
Handmade and vintage jewelry from mostly sterling silver, 14K gold, and 14K gold filled materials. Also offers covid care packages!
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District Batch
All natural luxury skin care for women and men. Soaps, aftershave, beard care prep, skin care, deodorant and more!
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District coop
DC based art and apparel company celebrating life in the district. All apparel is designed in downtown DC by local artists.
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Morado

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District DabbleLab
Personalized paint your own canvases and art boxes for artsy craftsy kids, delivered monthly with four projects and step-by-step instructions via video!
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District Harvests
District Harvests was born out of the desire to celebrate flowers beyond the vase - discover beautiful flower time capsules, botanical bath soaks, smoke sticks, and wall hangings.
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District Hemp Botanicals
CBD wellness products: tinctures, topicals, edibles, teas, vape pens, capsules & more. They even have products for your pets!
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District Home
Hand poured soy candles made in DC. Along with room sprays, wax melts, and other home accessories they aim to bring a luxury experience to your everyday home life.
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District Loom
Husband-and-wife team offer a beautiful collection of vintage and antique/handmade heirloom-quality Turkish & Persian rugs.
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District of Clothing
Clothing with a purpose/statement - District of Clothing believes that "clothes won't change the world, but the people who wear them are".
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District Peach
Handwoven seed bead earrings.
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District Winery
DC's only operational commercial winery! They produce premium small batch wines, combining the quality of tradition with the freedom of innovation.
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Dog Tag Bakery
Nonprofit bakery: making it deliciously simple for you to empower the lives of veterans & military families.
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Dolly shines bright
Unique polymer clay jewelry made by Montenegrin clay artists - mama/daughter duo!
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Don Ciccio & Figli
Italian Herbal Liqueurs - Limoncello, negronis, walnut old fashioned and more! They also have starter kits, gift sets and recipes if you are not sure where to start!
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Dreams Plans Ideas
Productivity products (including planners, journals and graphic t-shirts) that empower passionate creatives.
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Dress It Up Dressings
Elegant dressings for every dietary need or preference: gluten-free, sugar-free-, vegan, kosher, paleo, keto.
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Dulce Designs
Assortment of face masks - the founder has also donated over 5K Face Masks to essential workers and our ASL (Hard of Hearing) community!
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Dwell Tea Co.
Organic hand blended loose leaf teas and gift sets.
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Celeste

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Each Peach Market
Local market with an amazing cheese selection and platters!
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Celeste

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East City Book Shop
Independent, neighborhood shop offering books in all genres & gifts, plus regular community events.
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Easy N' Tasty Jollog rice
Brand that makes a popular West African staple called Jollof rice! Jollof rice has many variations, depending on the cook but maintain the same basic ingredients of rice, tomato and other spices.
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Eat Pizza
DC-based frozen pizza company that believes it should be easy to eat great pizza. They make all of their pizzas from scratch and add the perfect balance of toppings to be cooked in your oven. List of retailers carrying their product is available on the website.
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Celeste
Ejima Yarn
Scarves, beanie hats and head warmers! Ejima means twins translated in Igbo (a Nigerian language) - twin sisters Victoria & Ashley started Ejima Yarn as a healthy outlet for stress during college.
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Elana Designs
Purchase one of their best sellers directly from the shop or commission a custom string art piece - all wall art is handmade and unique.
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Element Shrub
Sparkling, non-alcoholic, apple cider vinegar drinks. Great for using as mixers or drinking straight. Shrub & Club is their shrub + club soda line made with fresh fruit & herbs and spices.
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Celeste
Elevated Tea Co.
Dedicated to bringing wellness and relaxation through the ritual of tea - discover a collection of full-spectrum CBD teas.
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Ellie Merritt Photo Prints
Beautiful photo prints that you can search through by location or keywords (think cityscape, cherry blossoms, sunset, etc). All images are available for purchase, in a wide variety of sizes and formats. Part of each month's proceeds will be donated to organizations that are doing the work to make the world a better place - starting with World Central Kitchen!
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Elodie's Naturals
Clean beauty serums, custom lotions, and balms. Elodie also offers educational skincare chemistry classes for kids/teens and adults!
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EmKay Designs
Gorgeous custom ornaments and 20+ types of hot cocoa bombs - use code DISTRICTLYLOCAL for free local delivery!
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Emon Art DC
Emon is a Thai-born artist living in DC. A self-taught artist, her drawings and paintings explore themes of minimalism, abstraction, and natural beauty. She uses a variety of media, including paint and ink, to create abstract works.
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Epic Everyday
A kids lifestyle brand that adds mocha-hued visibility via apparel, accessories, and home goods (e.g. duvets, pillow cases, blankets).
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Erin Friedman Art
Using Acrylic Paint, Gouache, Charcoal and Wax Pastel, Erin paints very much in the moment and based on emotion. While painting, she builds her compositions through methods of abstraction to create a final image that is free from formal structure and is open to interpretation.
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Everybody's Juice
Cold-pressed juices, juice cleanse programs & shot bundles
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Fabiano Amin
Original abstract art inspired by Brazil and cityscapes.
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Farrah Skeiky
Farrah Skeiky is an Arab American photographer, creative director, and writer who creates beautiful coloring pages, postards, prints and books paying hommage to live music and the DC punk scene.
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Favor
Raw apple cider vinegar shots with ginger lemon cayenne & cinnamon honey.
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Celeste
Federalisms
Delightful and witty cards... Funny. Real. Federal. And always non-partisan.
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Female Power Project
Prints to celebrate powerful, courageous, and defiant females
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Fibs & Fables
Trendy accessory line inspired by mythology, fables and folklore. Curated for the ethereal woman.
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Morado

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Fig & Fire
Handcrafted, all-natural soy candles and wax melts. Also offering colorful matches and wick trimmers to brighten up your day and space!
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Aceituna

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FleursDC
Since its inception in 2018, fleursDC has been based in the wonderful community of Capitol Hill. With fleursDC, an artistically designed floral arrangement is just the start. From ordering online to handwritten note cards included with your floral gift, attention to details sets fleursDC concierge-like service apart.
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Florescent Natural Perfume
Natural perfumes made exclusively with botanical ingredients - a true luxury in a world of synthetic fragrance. You'll smell the difference.
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Flowerly Framed
One-of-a-kind, handmade floral keepsakes made with real pressed flowers. Flowers are thoughtfully sourced, carefully pressed, and framed in double-glass frames specially designed for the modern herbariums.
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flowers x flores
Inspired by the desire to spread joy without compromising our collective responsibility to the earth, Flowers x Flores offers an assortment of beautiful blooms for events, DIY Buckets and even a flower CSA!
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Folk & Palate
DC-based bakery with a focus on the connection between the human story and the power of food. Their bemees (layers of airy cake and buttercream sandwiched between 2 classic cookies) look divine!
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Celeste

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Foodhini
Delicious multicultural cuisines, crafted by emerging immigrant & refugee chefs, delivered to you!
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Celeste

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Frères Branchiaux
Using soy and coconut wax, the Gill brothers design scent experiences that are unique and one of a kind. They have also added accessories such as room sprays, diffusers, bath salts, candle snuffers, and wick cutters. 10% of their profits are donated to homeless shelters nationwide. And yes - you have have seen them on Good Morning America!
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Aceituna

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Fresh Pear Jewelry
Bold earrings for bold humans. Handmade in DC.
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Fuck the System Hot Sauce
Making hot sauce locally in DC & donating all profits to Stop Police Terror Project DC.
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Fully Bloomed Shop
Product line providing everything you need to bloom to your fullest potential! Beautiful journals, affirmation card decks, floral smudge sticks, eco-accessories like gold straws and more!
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Aceituna

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Gaian Jewelry
Amanda, the founder, handcrafts each piece of jewelry out of colorfast and lightweight acrylic. The perfect edgy accessory for any style!
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Turq

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Georgetown Soaps
Founded in 2009, handcrafted bath and bod products, including soaps, liquod hand soap, scrubs, serums, wooden wick soy candles and more.
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Giulia Letzi + META Jewelry
Handmade jewelry that upcycles plastic from coffee shops in our community.
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Giving Cradle [Clothing]
2 key products: 1) safe, sustainable bamboo rocking cradle; 2) lightweight, luxurious robes made by women in India fighting to stay free from sex slavery. 100% of proceeds go directly to non-profit Barakat Bundle to provide lifesaving bundles to mothers & newborns in need in South Asia.
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