The Local LOVE List – Chocolates Flowers & Valentines

You might also call this the essentials page – flowers, chocolates, candles, wine, and valentines, all locally made and ready for your sweetheart. Thank you to our Category Sponsor Select Nova Scotia.

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1. Fresh Flower Bouquets by Humble Burdock Farms: $25.00
Colorful flower bouquets made with cultivated & wild foraged blooms from our farm. Perfect as a gift or a winter pick-me-up! Dried flower bouquets also available.

Where to Buy:
Historic Farmers’ Market
1496 Lower Water Street
Halifax, NS
Saturday February 13th 7am – 1pm

Grown and Arranged in Steam Mill, Nova Scotia

Fresh Flower Bouquets

2. Colouring Card Valentine by Sarah Christie Illustration:
$4.00 for one / $10.00 for three / $15.00 for five
A 5″ x 7″ folding card and envelope, blank on the inside. Printed on both front and back, the card can be flattened out for a “mini-page” and is thick enough that marker won’t bleed through. It’s a card that is also a gift! Buy online here.

Made in Halifax, Nova Scotia

Colouring Card Valentine

3. The Heart Box by Rousseau Chocolatier: $30.00
17 Unique & decadent chocolates in a timeless red heart shaped gift box, handmade by Chocolatier Julien Rousseau. Buy online here.

Where to Buy:
Rousseau Chocolatier
1277 Hollis St
Halifax, NS

Made in Halifax, Nova Scotia

The Heart Box - 17 Handmade Chocolates

4. What I Love Most About You — a doodle book by Christine Bennett Design: $10.00
This doodle book is a fun idea that you can fill with all the funny, silly, twisted, weird and wonderfully amazing things you love most about someone – your beloved, the kids, besties, or your parents. There’s room to list/doodle/draw the 50 things you love most. If you really love someone, they should know the top reasons, right? Just in case there’s a game show quiz…

Where to Buy:
Christine Bennett Design
30 Melwood Ave
Halifax, NS
(902) 445-4102

Made in Halifax, Nova Scotia

What I Love Most About You --- a doodle book

5. Love is Love Valentines Day cards by Hatched Halifax: $6.00 Each
‘Love is Love’ series of greeting cards, perfect for Valentines Day. Your choice of three images with heart embellishment & hand-punched confetti hearts in two colour mixes. Images are drawn by hand and cards are printed and packaged locally in small batches.

Where to Buy:
Hatched Halifax booth
Halifax Forum Farmers’ Market
Windsor St
Halifax, NS

Duly Noted Stationery
1459 Brenton Street
Halifax, NS

King’s University Co-op Bookstore
6350 Coburg Rd
Halifax, NS

Bookmark II
5686 Spring Garden Rd
Halifax, NS

Made in Halifax, Nova Scotia

Love is Love - Valentines Day cards

6. 2013 Quintessence Red by Planters Ridge Winery: $24.00
Our signature red blend: Lucie Kuhlmann, Castel, & Marquette. This complex blend is brimming with bold aromas of currants, juniper berries, black coffee and wild blueberries. The dry palate is loaded with sour cherry freshness and underlying toasted oak flavours which are nicely offset by the balanced acidity. It’s a classy medium full-bodied wine, with a long, fruity and persistent finish.

Where to Buy:
Planters Ridge Winery
1441 Church St.
Port Williams, NS

Halifax Seaport Farmers’ Market
(Saturdays and Sundays)
1209 Marginal Road
Halifax, NS

Select NSLC store locations

Made in Port Williams, Nova Scotia

2013 Quintessence Red

7. “The Florist” 4oz Soy Candle by Field Kit: $14.00
Walk into a florist’s shop and surround yourself with the smell of freshly cut flowers. Made from eco-friendly soy wax, a cotton wick and natural fragrance oils and packaged in a re-usable travel tin. Top notes: peach, apple blossoms Middle notes: hydrangea, rose, carnation, tulip Base notes: jasmine, cut grass, flower stems

Where to Buy:
Makenew
2468 Agricola Street
Halifax, NS

Made in Upper Tantallon, Nova Scotia

"The Florist" 4oz Soy Candle

8. “Will you be my Valentine?” Card by Sarah Duggan Creative Works: $4.00
Brand new Valentine’s Day card from Sarah Duggan featuring two chickadees. Blank on the inside. Digital print.

Where to Buy:
Made in the Maritimes
Sunnyside Mall
Bedford, NS

Alderney Landing Farmer’s Market
Dartmouth, NS
Saturdays 8:00 am -1:00 pm

Made in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

"Will you be my Valentine?" Card

9. Heart Chocolates Gift Box by Just Us! Coffee Roasters Co-op: $14.99
Made with Just Us!’ signature fair trade, organic milk and dark chocolate, these handcrafted heart shapes are festively foiled in red, pink, and purple. Sweets for your sweet, boxed and ready for gifting in a recyclable red heart cutout package with a satin bow.

Where to Buy:
Just Us! Coffee & Tea House
5896 Spring Garden Road
Halifax NS

Just Us! Coffee & Tea House
15 Kings Wharf Place
Dartmouth NS

Just Us! Coffee & Tea House
450 Main Street
Wolfville NS

Just Us! Coffee & Tea House
11865 Highway 1
Grand Pré NS

Made in Grand Pre, Nova Scotia

Heart Chocolates Gift Box

10.Love Letter in a Bottle – DIY Gift Set by Hatched Halifax: $13.00
Love Letter in a Bottle DIY Gift Set. Everything you need to show your sweetheart how you feel – just add love! Incl: glass bottle with cork stopper, blank scroll for you to write on, hand-punched confetti hearts, handmade gift tag, gift bag with heart cutouts, tissue paper and 10″ of cotton cord.

Where to Buy:
Hatched Halifax booth
Halifax Forum Farmers’ Market
Windsor St
Halifax, NS

Bookmark II
5686 Spring Garden Rd
Halifax, NS

Made in Halifax, Nova Scotia

Love Letter in a Bottle - DIY Gift Set

11. Hand Stamped Clay Tag Ornament by Harbourside Designs: $5.00
Add a bit of whimsy to your gift with a hand stamped clay tag ornament. Write a personal note on the back and tuck it into a card, tie one around a gift box or loop it around a bottle of wine. Buy online here.

Where to Buy:
Kept
75 King St
Dartmouth, NS

Inkwell Modern Handmade Boutique
1658 Market St
Halifax, NS

Made in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Hand Stamped Clay Tag Ornament

12. Valentine’s Cupcakes by Twice As Nice Cupcakes & More!: $10.00
Valentine’s gift box of 4 gourment cupcakes. Flavors available, Double Chocolate, Red Velvet, Snickerdoodle and Vanilla, Vanilla. Assorted decorations. Pre-order online here. 

Made in Lawrencetown, Nova Scotia

Valentine's Cupcakes

 

13. Heart-Made Valentine by Halifax Paper Hearts: $6.00
Everything we make is heart-made, printed in small batches by a locally owned printing house, and hand-packaged with love, care and salty air on the East Coast of Canada. Our cards are printed on FSC, SFI and Rainforest Alliance certified paper, which means they’re made using forestry practices that are responsible, fair and environmentally sustainable. Buy online here.

Where to Buy:
Duly Noted Stationery
1459 Brenton Street
Halifax, NS

Sugah!
Waterfront Boardwalk
Halifax, NS

Pearl & Daisy
Historic Properties
Halifax, NS

The Nook on Gottingen
Gottingen Street
Halifax, NS

Made in Halifax, Nova Scotia

Heart-Made Valentine

 

14. Floral Bouquet Subscription by Humble Burdock Farms:
Spring Session (4 weeks) $85, Flower Aficionado (20 weeks), $321 Flower Lover (12 weeks) $220
Give the gift of Seasonal Beauty by signing a Loved one up for our Floral CSA 2016! Fresh flower bouquets are grown and delivered to the City each week from our farm. Also includes a beautiful card detailing your gift. More options and information available on our website. Email orders to [email protected]

Where to Buy:
Historic Farmers’ Market
Keith’s Brewery
1496 Lower Water Street
Halifax, NS
Saturday February 13th 7:00 am – 1:00 pm

Grown and arranged in Steam Mill, Nova Scotia

Floral Bouquet Subscription

 

15. You Knock My Socks Off Love Card by Better Left Said: $6.00
All good things should be measured on a scale of “1 to Knocked My Socks Off.” So, whoever receives this card should know they are a perfect 10. — Better Left Said uses 100% post consumer recycled paper for all our prints. Our local printer and all our products are FSC approved. SIZE A2 Card (4.25×5.5) PAPER 100% post consumer recycled 100 lb cover stock PACKAGING clear plastic sleeve with brown kraft envelope. Buy online here.

Where to Buy:
Inkwell Boutique
1658 Market Street
Halifax, NS

Sweet Pea Boutique
1542 Queen St
Halifax, NS

Made in Halifax, Nova Scotia

You Knock My Socks Off Love Card

 

16. 100% Soy Wax Candle by Beach Glass Candle Company: $12.00
This is our signature candle. Presented in a classic mason jar, each one comes adorned with a unique beach glass charm. All of our candles are hand poured in small batches in the Annapolis Valley. Available in a variety of scents, including seasonal collections, as well as unscented. Buy online here.

Where to Buy:
Firefly Makery
29 Queen Street
Bridgetown, NS

Henny Penny’s Farm Market
9234 Commercial St
New Minas, NS

The Village Emporium
11 Pleasant St
Chester, NS

Alderney Landing Farmer’s Market
2 Ochterloney St
Dartmouth, NS
January 23 and February 6

Wolfville Farmer’s Market
24 Elm St
Wolfville, NS
January 30 and February 13

Made in Greenwich, Nova Scotia

100% Soy Wax Candle

 

17. 2012 Pinot Noir Brut by Avondale Sky Winery: $45.00
This special bubbly is a limited release, select small lot sparkling from Avondale Sky Winery. The bright crisp sparkling has notes of plum, red berries and finishes with creamy bubbles. The perfect pairing to a special local inspired Valentines Day evening! Buy online here.

Where to Buy:
Avondale Sky Winery Booth
Saturdays
Seaport Market

Bishops Cellar
1477 Lower Water Street
Halifax, NS

Made in Avondale, Nova Scotia

2012 Pinot Noir Brut

 

18. Cinnamon Hearts Lemonade by Lemon Dogs: $9.00 – $12.00
Try this tasty homage to the beloved Valentine’s Day candy, Cinnamon Hearts! Slightly spicy and bursting with cinnamon flavour, this lemonade will go great with any steamy dinner you have planned, especially if you mix it into a cocktail 😉 $12 for a new bottle, $9 for a refill.

Where to Buy:
Alderney Landing Farmers Market
Saturday February 6th and 13th
2 Ochterloney St.
Dartmouth, NS

Made in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Cinnamon Hearts Lemonade

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