Over the past several years, subscription services and curated gift boxes have become more and more popular—and we aren’t exactly surprised! We can’t think of anything more fun than receiving a new box of goodies every month, and when they are all locally made, it’s even better.
Today, we’re talking about Oregon-based subscription and gift box services! Whether you’re looking for something to engage your family this summer, want to find new ideas for local gifts, or are trying to support more local businesses—these boxes are sure to do the trick.
Bubbles & Joy, based in Central Oregon, is on a mission to boost bath time. Founded by parents who know all too well how challenging it can be to clean a kid (or three), Bubbles & Joy handpicks the best premium bath toys and products on the market and delivers them to you in one convenient package that is sure to bring fun back to your tub. From unique toys and activities to colorful and aromatic bath bombs and bubble baths, their boxes contain a variety of items made from safe, BPA-free materials and/or natural ingredients. Choose from their featured boxes or subscribe to receive a new, surprise box each month to ensure the bath time fun never stops!
Cairn is a subscription service for outdoor gear headquartered in Bend, the perfect location for an outdoorsy company to reside! Each month, subscribers receive a box filled with expertly curated and tested outdoor products valued up to $50. Choose from the variety of subscriptions—the original monthly collection (paid by the month, every six months, or once every year) or the Obsidian collection, which includes 5–10 premium products delivered quarterly. Click here for more information!
Cellar 503 is a wine club featuring unique, high-quality, affordable wines that represent the full range of great wines produced throughout the state. Members receive shipments of Oregon wines delivered straight to their door on a monthly or seasonal basis. If you love Oregon wine and you’re ready to explore, this is the club for you. Click here to learn more!
Wallowa County, located on the far northeast corner of Oregon, is a small county perched on the banks of the river for which it is named. If you ever visit, you’ll find a quiet community full of exciting views, friendly people and talented makers. Genuine Wallowa County is an online resource for those looking to support artists and creators in the area, selling everything from coffee and tea to chocolate, bath and body products, art, jewelry and more. If you want a small taste of everything, you can purchase one of their subscription boxes! Each of their boxes, which come in a variety of themes, features 3–5 handmade items on a monthly or quarterly basis.
Green Box was the first licensed cannabis delivery service to operate in Oregon, giving you the chance to have premium, award-winning cannabis products from sustainable producers shipped to you every month. They offer several different box options with every item handpicked and curated to your tastes. Click here to get started!
Powell’s City of Books is the largest independent new and used bookstore in the world—so it’s no wonder that they have one of the best book subscriptions in the country! IndieSpensable delivers the best new books–with special attention to independent publishers—to your door every 6–8 weeks. With this subscription, which costs $44.95 per shipment, you’ll get the chance to receive signed editions, inventive and original sets, exclusive printings and more. Plus, each package is stocked with exciting surprises!
Brought to you by Kevia, a sustainable apparel and jewelry brand based here in Portland, JourneeBox allows you to explore the world’s treasures “one Journee at a time.” Each box, which is delivered to your door every month, features $250+ worth of sustainable, fair–trade and ethically made goods for only $54.99. Click here to find your Journee!
Made in Oregon opened in 1975 in the Portland International Airport, featuring a stock of strictly Oregon-crafted products and local goods, giving tourists and visitors a way to take a piece of the state home with them when they left. Since then, they have expanded to nine locations across Oregon, each allowing you to find hundreds of Oregon-made products in one place. Today, you can enjoy this same service online and even in gift box form! Order everything from Tillamook cheese classics to Portland swag and local candle sets. You can even create your own gift box to send to friends and family! Click here to get started.
Everything about Northwest Love in a Box’s gift boxes are made in the Pacific Northwest—including the boxes themselves! Most boxes are made by a local woodworker out of reclaimed/repurposed wood, various antique wooden boxes or unique boxes/baskets. And the inside is just as pretty, featuring a bounty of NW love from small farms to city wineries and everything in between! Click here to explore all the amazing NW boxes they have to offer.
As one of the top states for craft beer in the United States, it’s no surprise that we have one of the best beer subscription boxes around! Oregon Beer Club features exceptional craft breweries and beers from all across the state. Each Beer Box delivery includes a new beer selection produced by small-production, independent, artisan, craft brewers who use traditional brewing ingredients with creative techniques and time-honored brewing methods to create their brews—along with a brewery-themed t-shirt! They offer both one–time delivery and an ongoing Craft Beer Box delivery. PS Oregon Beer Club always offers 5% off to new customers with the code SAVE5!
Oregon Tea Traders, owned by Eugene resident Angela McDonald and her family, is a loose-leaf tea company, crafting high-quality and artisanal blends for every taste. Their tea is served at several cafes across the state, but you can also buy some for yourself online. If you’re not sure what to try, consider ordering a subscription box first! They offer both three-month and six-month options, sending a few bags of their favorite and newest blends right to your door.
If you, or someone you know, is a meat lover or a meal prepper—don’t miss Oregon Valley Farm’s Beef, Chicken and Pork Subscriptions. Each of these boxes, which you can mix and match, features several pounds of grass-fed, pastured-raised meat frozen and shipped to you every month. Click here to start exploring their offerings!
For beautifully curated gift boxes, don’t miss Parcel Portland! This gift box company sources their products from around the Pacific Northwest and compiles them into gorgeous boxes for you to give to coworkers, friends, family members and more. Choose from a variety of themed boxes, from their Tea Parcel Box to the NW Housewarming Box and more. They even offer custom and corporate box services using your branding, colors and messaging if you want to make something more personal to send out to clients and customers.
There’s nothing trendier than a houseplant these days—and we totally get it. Not only are they beautiful and functional by cleaning the air we breathe, but they are also fun to collect and take care of. If you turned into a plant parent during the pandemic, this subscription box is for you! Created by Portland’s Hyacinth Orange, a boutique floral and botanic design studio, the PDX Plant Club gives you the chance to get one plant and pot every month—all while supporting a local, sustainable and female-owned business.
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Spruce Supply Co. is a curated gift company based in the Columbia Gorge. They create custom gift boxes featuring high-quality, hand-selected items from small businesses, artisans and makers from the PNW. This is such a great idea for a new homeowner — or for someone on your holiday shopping list!
StrideBox is a new way to enjoy running! This subscription box helps you find products to make you perform better. As a subscriber, each month you will receive a curated box of running nutrition, accessories, and essentials to fuel your training sessions, workouts, and races. Click here to learn more about subscribing or purchasing this subscription box for another runner in your life!
Launched in 2015, With Love, From PDX supports over 75 of Portland’s small businesses. They do this by offering locally sourced custom gift baskets for any occasion—all featuring goods from the PDX area’s small businesses, artists and makers. Whether you are looking for a birthday or anniversary gift basket, corporate gift ideas, holiday-inspired gift baskets, or a way to say thank you with a gift, these artisan gift baskets are the perfect choice!
What about you?
Did we miss your favorite Oregon-based subscription or gift box? Let us know in the comments below!