Go from farm to table and beyond in uniquely shaped, chic food carrying totes with light cutting board on bottom, enabling you to effortlessly carry everything from pies to Pinot and anything else you need.  Designed for food but stylish enough to carry every day. 

Our Millie Lottie Family

Market and Picnic Tote, White with leather handle, spill proof lining and cutting board
Eva Signature Wine, Potluck & Picnic Totes
Etta
Etta Strap Market, Potluck & Picnic Totes
Branch
Branch Simplified, Everyman Tote

Share food in style

Locally produced in San Francisco by mom, home cook and design entrepreneur Jan Hammock, this line of original food carrying totes, wraps and housewares designed for fashionable modern moms, good cooks, and anyone who wants to share food in style. 

“My brand’s sustainability carries over into the lifestyle we support — local farmers and markets, using the best local ingredients, cooking and sharing good food with others around the table or outside. My products do not stand alone, they are part of a dialogue that builds community.” - Jan, OWNER

WRAPPING UP HUNGER

As founder of Millie Lottie, I strive to do my part in ending food insecurity. I proudly launched WRAPPING UP HUNGER in 2020 where 15% of my proceeds of each sale from this COLLECTION will go to support programs with like-minded mission. I love nothing more than to write that check at the end of the quarter in support of amazing organizations that are dedicated to this cause. There are currently FOUR, mainly local organizations: Dine11SF, Feed Black Futures, Food Runners SFLeah's Pantry, The list will remain fluid and may shift as I listen to what is important and needed. 

Millie Lottie Part of SF Design Week

Click to read about our Sustainable Practices.

Sustainable

 It is quite easy to be ZERO-WASTE when you are consciously involved in and control the production. Sustainability informs my personal food choices, design decisions, production process and the very nature of my reusable products. I consciously source materials in the U.S.; work with team members within two miles from my studio; and cut fabrix for minimal waste. No part of a leather hide is wasted, leftovers inspire new designs. I am never satisfied; always looking for new ways to improve. 

In Print Press

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

Fan WinstonRemodelista Editor

I stepped up my bag game when I found Millie Lottie bags. Made of durable canvas, a scorch-proof:wipeable lining, they 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. My favorite part is that they are stylish and made in San Francisco by a women-run company.

Pamela SalzmanHolistic Health Counselor, Author Kitchen Matters, 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

I am so loving my tote and have gifted two other's in the past month...beauty and function co-existing while supporting strong women and entrepreneurship in the contest of sharing a meal. BOOM! What a powerful and practical partnership.

UnsolicitedMillie Lottie Client

Love my Etta Tote for delicate produce, kept straight by the cutting board. I love supporting women-run business, made locally.

Tammy

MASKS

Shop our Stylish MASK Collection.  Available in SMALL (Child) + MEDIUM + LARGE  

The Millie Lottie MASK Project has sent over 600 MASKS to individual medical staff, hospital units, farm workers' families, food pantries, children in under-served areas and other essential workers. 

Tools of the Trade

“I love branding my totes—it signifies they are ready to leave me and go out into the world and begin carrying and sharing food. I remember the first set of totes I branded: I practiced so many times prior to setting the iron on each finished tote. When I first felt the iron making its way in to the leather, leaving its mark, I was hooked. Seeing the name on the products is the final step in production and it’s as if my mother Mildred and Aunt Lottie have given their final approval. My family made jokes they were all ready for their ‘Millie | Lottie’ tattoo.” -- JAN HAMMOCK, DESIGNER + MAKER 

Journal

Strawberry Cake

Strawberry Cake

I recently posted about a STRAWBERRY CAKE made from my mother's recipe box that created quite a flurry of DM's, messages, emails and even phone calls asking for the recipe. This dessert is pink, ultra sweet and full of smiles with every bite, one that would brighten any Valentine's Day table.

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Some Plum Life

Some Plum Life

"Mom and her plums," is the phrase I've heard uttered more than once over the week.I love plums, esp little Italian and French plums that have ripened on the tree. Having a harvest this year is a highlight of my Spring. In the 20 years living in my home, our plum has only born fruit one other time. Spending more time in my urban back...

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Ramen Project

Ramen Project

My daughter and I decided it was time for a sheltering project. We decided to make a Chicken Paitan Ramen. The recipe was 7 pages including the broth, schmaltz, seasoning and meatballs. (This link take you to lots of casual ramen-process videos in my Instagram stories @millielottietotes)

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Sheltering Life

Sheltering Life

I still am also finding much beauty in the world; community is strong and reassuring. There is much powerful imagery and imagination being shared. However, I am keenly aware that not every moment of this time of insecurity is beautiful. 

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The Heirloom Wrap Medium

carry and share your favorite pie or side dish

Modern Food & Picnic Totes

Millie | Lottie may just be your ONE tote (w/ removable cutting board)