8th Annual CIRAS Holiday Gift List

One of our favorite times of the year is here! ‘Tis the season to remind everybody that there are awesome Iowa-made products to give as gifts!

  1. Stay well-equipped on and off the road with a new Truck Topper from Black River.
  2. Celebrate your special moments with custom photos and printed home decor from Photosynthesis.
  3. Give your ice cream fanatic a sweet treat from Thelma’s Ice Cream Sandwiches.
  4. Gift the smell of happiness with a new candle from Dirt Road Candle Co.
  5. Stay organized with a new toolkit from ToolKeepers.
  6. Give the gift of safety with a new child-proof screen door from Lansing Housing Products.
  7. Up your workout game with new equipment from Hadar Athletic.
  8. Give some prime rib meat sticks from Nimrod Meats.
  9. Complete your tailgate with a new cooler from Grizzly or Kong Coolers. 
  10. Finally, for the person who likes to fish in your life, gift tackle and polls from Kramer Custom Rods and Tackle.

In addition to the products above, there are lots of great places throughout Iowa that feature Iowa-made products, including the Heart of Iowa MarketplaceOctagon Center for the Arts, the Iowa Artisans GalleryBest of Iowa Kalona and more!

Need even more ideas? Here are our lists from 20182019, 2020, 2021 and 2022.

We want to hear your ideas too! Use #madeiniowa and tag us on X (@ciras_isu) or LinkedIn (@ciras-iowastateuniversity)!