New York States of Mind (NYSOM) celebrates the most captivating elements of the Empire State — its people, places, products and ideas — in New York’s first combined digital Magazine and e­commerce Marketplace. We promote New York­ based brands and believe the ideal product is as holistically “New York” as possible: crafted by a New Yorker, from grown or otherwise made­ in­ New York materials, with a New York­-focused point of inspiration.

Looking for the perfect gift for a special someone (or just want to treat yourself)? Look no further than The curators of this digital Marketplace and Magazine traverse the Empire State to bring you the best artisanal products that are #MadeInNewYork.

Included in this gorgeously curated giveaway from

  • Adirondack pack basket: Handmade in Rome, NY by Adirondack Basketry, this traditional New York icon is built for exploration in the rugged Adirondack mountains, a charming picnic in Central Park, and foraging in your local farmer's market. Woven reed and seagrass with a hardwood handle and skids, hand-dyed to a deep walnut hue, with chestnut-colored leather straps.
  • #MadeInNewYork Vintage-Inspired Pennant: Born in New York? Work in New York? Create in New York? Dream of New York? You're in a New York State of Mind. Show it off with this vintage-inspired pennant that just so happens to be #MadeInNewYork. Made in Buffalo by Oxford Pennant.
  • Sweetgrass Soy Candle: Enjoy the warm, balmy vanilla scent of an Adirondack-made soy wax candle, decorated with a twist of dried sweetgrass, grown on the Maker’s Adirondack farm. Hand poured in Potsdam by Adirondack Fragrance & Flavor Farm.
  • Apple Cup: Slip-cast directly from the real thing, this earthenware cup is finished with non-toxic, food-safe glazes. Dishwasher safe, not for microwaves or ovens. Handmade in Tonawanda (in Western New York) by Vegetabowls.
  • Organic Pancake & Waffle Mix and Maple Syrup: Enjoy a leisurely weekend breakfast with this hand-mixed, locally grown and milled blend pancake mix, paired with Grade A Maple Syrup tapped from trees in Long Eddy (in the Catskills), by Catskill Provisions.
  • Handmade Lavender & Balsam Sachet Pillow Trio: New York Makers’ very own creation, handmade in NYC and featuring two of New York’s signature scents: lavender and balsam.
  • Peppermint Pig: A time-honored tradition, dating to the Victorian era and designed to share with family and friends, made in Saratoga Springs (Capital District).

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