Our Family of Totes

Market and Picnic Tote, White with leather handle, spill proof lining and cutting board
Our original Eva Market & Picnic Tote with our signature leather handle; removable easy-grip handle; two layers of thick canvas; third spill-proof layer; storage pocket; wine strap; and removable cutting board. Sizes: MEDIUM or LARGE, Colors: NATURAL or BLACK
Etta
Our Etta Market & Picnic Tote is our classic long strap tote: two layers of thick canvas; third spill-proof layer; storage pocket; wine strap; and removable cutting board. Sizes: MEDIUM or LARGE, Colors: NATURAL, BLACK (MEDIUM+DENIM)
Branch
Branch Market & Picnic Tote is our "every person" tote, a more affordable version of the Etta + Eva. Made from 2 layers of material; leather mid-length strap; and a wine strap. Options: with or without cutting board. Sizes: MEDIUM or LARGE. Color: NATURAL
Heirloom
Our Heirloom Wraps are inspired by the tea towels of Europe and the South and the Japanese Furoshiki. Option: comes with or without a cutting board. Sizes: SMALL or LARGE Colors: DENIM or Limited Edition LIME or STRAWBERRY

For anyone who wants to share food in style

 Go from farm to table and beyond in stylish and uniquely shaped  Millie | Lottie food market & picnic totes (TM). These chic bags include our trademarked light cutting board on bottom, enabling you to effortlessly carry everything from pies to Pinot, along with room for anything else you need.  Locally produced in San Francisco by mom and design entrepreneur Jan Hammock, this line of luxurious bags and wraps is designed for fashionable modern moms, good cooks, and anyone who wants to share food in style. 

Blackberry Sage Cream Puffs made by Millie Lottie

Designed by a cook, mom and maker.

Jan Hammock of Millie Lottie
Scissors and twine for wrapping gifts

Bringing you the totes of my dreams

Local & Sustainable Production

Proud Member of SFMade.org, joining other makers committed to keeping the vibrant manufacturing industry alive in San Francisco.

Waste informs my design, production and the very nature of my reusable products. Materials are sourced in California, when possible and contractor team members are located within 2 miles of my studio. Our patterns are marked to have minimal waste. No part of a hide is wasted. Left-over leather inspired new designs., leaving only a hand-full of scraps.  I am never satisfied; always looking for new ways to improve.

Give Back

Millie | Lottie donates a portion of every tote sold to a non-profits that provides nutrition education in under-served communities in San Francisco and California.

Remodelista Article about Millie Lottie Totes

Object of Desire: Multipurpose Insulated Picnic Totes by Millie Lottie - they are multipurpose and not just for picnics (take the cutting board out and you can use it as a market bag, a beach bag, an overnight bag, or in my case, a sports bag)

Remodelista's Fan WinstonEditor

Reusable bags have come a long way. I use mine for all sorts of things but I stepped up my bag game when I found these Millie Lottie bags. Made of super durable canvas with a scorch-proof, wipeable lining, these are perfect for carrying a hot-out-of-the-oven casserole to Thanksgiving dinner, bringing appetizers to the Hollywood Bowl or a picnic lunch on the beach. They come with a beautiful cutting board that fits perfectly into the bottom and is great for stability, elastic pockets for wine bottles or salad dressing and are washable. My favorite part about them is that they are stylish, modern and handmade in San Francisco by a women-run company.

Pamela SalzmanHolistic Health Counselor, Cookbook Author or Kitchen Matters and Cooking Class Guru

“My Millie Lottie tote makes an ideal beach bag since it has an insulated liner along the bottom that helps keep foods and drinks cold and protects the bag from wet towels and suits.

Kate MorfordDietitian, Cookbook Author, Mom's Kitchen Handbook Blog

Client Testimonials

This amazing insulated tote from @millielottietotes holds a 9x13 inch pan, say full of lemon bars.

Melissa Clark's InstagramNYTimes Food Editor

When we saw your bags at a local show, we immediately knew they would make a perfect wedding gift and we were lucky enough to need one right away! The Newlyweds loved it so much, they used it the day after receiving it in the mail. And since seeing you, I haven’t been able to stop thinking about them and have put one on my personal gift list!

StephanieMillie | Lottie Client

Love my @millielottietotes sx-large Etta Tote for delicate produce. The cutting board on the bottom keeps everything straight and I love supporting local women-run business that also manufacture in San Francisco.

TammyMillie | Lottie Client

Millie | Lottie happy to be a Food52 Maker

Journal

Pistou, Chez Panisse + Parmesan Boots

Pistou, Chez Panisse + Parmesan  Boots

Every time I make Summer Vegetable Soup with Pistou, I think back to this moment seven years ago, when my daughter Eva and I joined the Chez Panisse 40th Anniversary Celebration, making our family favorite for hundreds, including Alice Waters herself. This public celebrations took place at BAMPFA where the creative minds at Chez Panisse - affiliate  OPENrestaurant transformed the space outside the museum into an edible celebration of produce, a day-long outdoor affair,...

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Tomato Crostata With Honey-Thyme Glaze

Tomato Crostata With Honey-Thyme Glaze

  It's tomato season at the farmer's market. Every week I think I am buying too many but we make our way through al of them. I am so happy to be a part of a group of bloggers that are having a virtual TOMATO PARTY today! Follow #wesaytomatoes to see the celebration unfold.   I do not know why it took me so long...

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Modern Food & Picnic Totes

Millie | Lottie may just be your ONE tote

The Heirloom Wrap Small

with or w/out cutting board, this wrap is flexible to carry oh so much