Women- and Minority-Owned Businesses To Support This Black Friday and Small Business Saturday

Explore this list (and enjoy some discounts just for FFB readers!) of some of the best creators, brands, and business owners to support. From puzzles to books to jewelry to stickers to local food boxes, there’s something for everybody. Gift and get and feel good this holiday season!

Bookshop.org — Curated Feminist Books That Support Indie Bookstores

Bookshop is an online bookstore with a mission to financially support local, independent bookstores.

So far, they’ve raised close to $17 million for local bookstores. FFB is excited to share our bookshop where you can browse books we’ve mentioned in our newsletter!

November is also Native American Heritage Month, so we wanted to share some fiction, poetry, and nonfiction books written by Indigenous women authors to help you decolonize your bookshelves, celebrate and learn more about their cultures, and have fun.

Make sure to bookmark our bookshop. We’ll be adding many more lists soon!

JIGGY Puzzles — Support Women Artists With This Female-Founded Puzzle Company

Kaylin created JIGGY Puzzle  to support and highlight the work of amazing female artists. Each puzzle features work by an emerging female artist from around the world (and a percentage of each sale goes to the artist).

It’s the perfect way to unplug and experience art in a unique, beautiful way. Save $5 on your first order today!

Starfish Project — Wear Hope, Give Hope With This Jewelry Made By Trafficked Survivors

Starfish Project is a nonprofit that employs formerly trafficked women so they can experience freedom, establish independence, and develop careers in the jewelry business.

So far, they’ve employed and trained over 160 women and served thousands more through their community outreach.

And, they invest 100% of your purchases into their social mission to restore hope to exploited women and girls.

Check out their gorgeous jewelry for yourself (or as a gift!) and feel good knowing every purchase has the ability to transform lives.

Golden Root — Small Business With Big Taste (Your Go-To For Turmeric Lattes)

Support a small, woman-owned business and enjoy a delicious golden turmeric latte this season!

You can save 10% on any product online at Golden Root, an organic turmeric latte mix company. Whether you want to upgrade your morning routine, energize in the afternoon, or relax in the evening with a caffeine-free Golden Milk latte.

Enjoy a curcumin-based recipe designed to calm and soothe your body in a quick and easy-to-use, single serving sachet no matter what time of day.

Use code FFB10 to save 10% on your purchase at checkout.

Birdie — A Personal Safety Alarm Made For Women, By Women

Sisters Amy Ferber & Ali Ferber Peters created Birdie, a personal safety alarm that’s lightweight with a 130db siren and flashing strobe-light.

Disheartened by the fact that 1 in 3 women in the U.S. will be assaulted at some point in their lives, they created Birdie and are committed to creating a world where women’s safety is a given.

For every alarm purchased, Birdie donates 5% percent profits to their partner organizations that passionately support women’s safety, shelter, and health.

With the exclusive code FFB10, you can get yours today and save 10% at checkout.

They also just launched the birdie+ alarm! This new safety alarm is Bluetooth-enabled, has an app pairing, and GPS tracking. With these new features, you can simply press a button to:

🚨 Immediately call a rep when you feel unsafe (who can either stay on the phone with you or call 1st responders)

📞 Receive a pre-recorded “excuse-to-leave” call

📣 Plus, the safety device still functions as an alarm, too, with a 130db alarm and flashing strobe light.

This Black Friday, save up to 30% on a classic Birdie or the birdie+ alarm. Check it out here.

BookcaseClub — A Diverse Monthly Book Club

Bookcase Club is your one-stop monthly book subscription. You pick your favorite genre and the plan that best fits your needs, and their expert curators handpick two books a month we think you’ll love – delivered right to your door.

They’re also committed to embracing and promoting inclusivity in both their workplace and the authors and books they include.

Subscriptions start as low as $12.99 a month, and you can save an additional 20% off with the code BCCREFER1AG21.

MilkRun — A Nationwide Way To Get Local Goods (A Great Gift Idea!)

After experiencing what it was like to start her own farm, Julia Niiro decided to create MilkRun, a way support local farmers, markers, and bakers and sell locally produced goods directly to customers.

Their mission is to make it easy for every home in America to buy even just their eggs from a local farmer. MilkRun now works with over local 300 farms and is continuing to expand.

And we’re excited to tell you about their Holiday Market — a curated list of gifts and treats to bring local flavors of Seattle, Portland, Vancouver, and Austin direct to your door.

These goodies make great gifts (and you might want to snag something for yourself, too!). Support local farms and this woman-owned business by using this link.

Rael — Holistic Care For Women By Women

From organic tampons to reusable cotton pads to dark spot reducers to heating patches for cramps, Rael — a woman-owned business — is committed providing every woman quality, high-performing period care that’s as good for you as it is for the environment.

All Rael products are made with sustainable and natural ingredients and free of toxic chemicals.

Founded by Aness An, Binna Won, and Yanghee Paik, Rael:

✓ Donates menstrual hygiene kits

✓ Runs collection programs
✓ Works with partners to provide period education and
✓ Distributes feminine essentials to underprivileged women and girls

Plus, if you're looking to reduce your carbon footprint, consider their menstrual cups or reusable pads (they can save up to 350 packages of disposable pads during your menstruating lifetime!).

If you want to try them out, you can save 20% on your first order of $30+ with this link.

Parabo Press — An Easy, Beautiful Way To Print Photos

If you want simple but beautiful ways to display your favorite photos or just want to get ahead on your holiday cards, we have the solution.

Parabo Press is a 100% women-run company specializing in creative photo printing.

Guaranteed, they'll have something for you: holiday cards, engineer prints, matte square prints, framed fine art prints, photo books, calendars, and more.

Use code AGIXYP to save $10 on your first order. Tap here to start saving.

Shree Majmudar — Girl Pwr Goods & Mental Health Stickers

We’re loving these feminist stickers and prints by Shree Majmudar, a designer and illustrator. With a blend of “girl power” goods and uplifting mental health designs, this small creator’s shop is sure to have something you’ll love.

And, everything in her shop is 20% off until Monday, Nov. 29. Tell her Feminism For Breakfast sent you and save now (no coupon needed!).

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