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8 Valentine's Day Gifts to Show Your Love (or Like!)

Whether you’re shopping for your significant other, a friend, a teacher or an entire classroom of kiddos, we’ve got everything you need to make you look good (like really, really good!) on Valentine’s Day.

Roses

If you need a grand gesture, go with a dozen Whole Trade roses. This year we’re making them even more impressive with the option of a specially designed box, complete with a card for your love note.

Spring-y Bouquets

We get it — not everyone’s into roses. And sometimes you want to get a friend a little something. Check out the floral department for lots of other pretty options like these tulips.

Chocolates

Ours are delicious. Take the Lake Champlain chocolates, for example (shown above) — they're handcrafted in Vermont and made with fair trade chocolate, local honey and fresh cream. Like all of our chocolates, there's no fake stuff. No artificial colors, flavors, sweeteners or preservatives plus no hydrogenated fats or high fructose corn syrup means your loved one will taste the difference in every bite. 

Cheese

Trust us on this one — Cellars at Jasper Hill Hartwell cheese is the choice for food lovers. (Think: Brie, but better.) Exclusive to Whole Foods Market, it’s a ripe, fruity rind cheese that’s brined in ice wine yeast (the stuff that’s leftover after brewing ice wine, a fermented beverage made with frozen apple juice). It’s the perfect size for two or as the star on a cheese board.

Grower Champagne

The grapes in grower champagnes are grown on the same land, by the same French vintner who makes the bubbly — basically farm to glass. And just like farmstead cheese or artisanal honey, you can taste the care and creative energy the maker puts into every bottle. Our Master Sommelier recommends:

  • J Lassalle Brut 1er Cru
  • Pierre Gimonnet Brut 1er Cru Blancs de Blancs
  • Gaston Chiquet Brut “Tradition”

Cupcakes

If you’re throwing a party or treating a classroom, decorated cupcakes aren’t only tasty, but when they’re from our bakery, they’re also a smarter choice. These sweet treats are made with unbleached, unbromated flours, cage-free eggs and no artificial colors.

Spa

Set the mood for relaxation. Treat your Valentine to a peaceful evening with the Ceramic Ultrasonic Aromatherapy Diffuser. This Japanese-style crackle-finished diffuser looks pretty in a bedroom or next to the tub. Just add water and a few drops of essential oil for a fine ambient mist.

T-shirts and Tanks

Krochet Kids tank tops and T-shirts are made of organic cotton and screen-printed with the word “LOVE.”  Beyond sending your Valentine a warm, fuzzy message, you’ll also be doing a good deed — each purchase helps equip people living in poverty with the skills, education and resources to change their circumstances forever.

Download the Whole Foods Market App to find out how to save on roses and more for Valentine’s Day.