Posts Tagged "eat local"

Independent We Stand Holiday Gift Guide

Independent We Stand Holiday Gift Guide

We wanted to make it easy for you to find great gifts from locally owned businesses. So we created the Independent We Stand Holiday Gift Guide as a way for you to find and share the special items that you can only find at independently owned businesses.

Shop Small on Small Business Saturday

Shop Small on Small Business Saturday

November 24th is the third annual Small Business Saturday, a day dedicated to supporting small businesses nationwide. We are proud to be partnering with American Express once again to help make this event the biggest day of the year for small businesses. This year, over 100 million people will “shop small” on Small Business Saturday.

People will want to eat even

People will want to eat even "smaller" in 2013

The big food makers face a serious challenge for 2013: Consumers will want to eat even “smaller.” Not smaller as in less, but smaller as in locally grown, inspired by street vendors and loaded with fresh, veggie concoctions. So says a 2013 food trends report by the research firm Culinary Visions, scheduled to be released on Tuesday.

Local Ghouls Deserve Local Treats

Local Ghouls Deserve Local Treats

The National Retail Federation’s 2012 Halloween consumer survey reports a record 170 million people plan to celebrate Halloween this year. According to the survey, consumers are also expected to spend more, with the average person spending $79.82 and an estimated total of $8.0 billion for Halloween spending in 2012. Imagine what an impact you could make on your local community if you purchased decorations, costumes and candy from locally owned businesses?

Why Buy Locally Grown?

Why Buy Locally Grown?

You’ve probably been told a million and one times that you should buy locally grown. And, you’ve also probably seen local farmers markets sprout up around your neighborhood. But why should you buy local? What’s the benefit to you, your community and the environment?

In the Iconic Town “Buying Local” is a way of Life

In the Iconic Town “Buying Local” is a way of Life

ReMain Nantucket is a charitable organization dedicated to restoring the unique character and spirit of downtown Nantucket, Mass. Partnered with the efforts of ReMain Ventures, the island-based organization is helping to “envision and empower a prosperous future for the heart of Nantucket – tapping the island’s extraordinary resources: its people and strong tradition of independence, innovation and conservation,” as described by the website.

Independent We Stand Seeking Holiday Media Leads

Independent We Stand Seeking Holiday Media Leads

With the holiday season approaching, we are looking for unique stories to pitch to various TV, newspaper and online publications to highlight the importance of buying local. We want to hear all the awesome things you have planned for your small business in the coming months. Below are two topics we are pursuing as possible media leads. Please reply with specifics on your promotions and contact information for possible interviews….read more →

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