MetroIBA unveils 2013 Buy Local Holiday Gift Guide

Independent Twin Cities retailers have once again banded together to promote a shop local campaign for the holiday season.

The MetroIBA, an organization that promotes locally owned, independent businesses in the metro area celebrated its 2013 Buy Local Holiday Gift Guide at a kickoff event Nov. 25 at the Midtown Global Market.

The gift guide can be found at and on Pinterest at

A few of the gift ideas include the In the Journey gift set from Intelligent Nutrients, 983 E. Hennepin Ave., which includes anti-aging products; crystal drop earrings from Corset Styling & Fashion Boutique, 5400 France Ave. S.; and handcrafted birch cups from Ingebretsen’s Scandinavian Gifts, 1601 E. Lake St.