‘Tis the season to stop procrastinating and finalize your gift purchases! To help over the next few days, we’ve compiled a quick list of 12 Haitian products you can buy online or in person, depending on where you live. Visit these merchants, most of which ship all over the U.S., to give the gift of community support along with presents your recipient will enjoy long after the holidays are over.
Based in Miami, owner Alphonse Piard is keeping one of Haiti’s most well-known Christmas traditions alive with a large variety of fanals and other crafts.
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