How Cambridge Local First is Feeding the Rise of Resilient Local EconomiesOur love for local is often something we feel but can’t quite pinpoint. It’s that sense of welcome and liveliness that’s built into the very brick of a place. Entrepreneurship and local business have long been part of that story in Cambridge, Massachusetts,...
Putting People at the Heart of Local Economy
In 2003, seven businesses in Grand Rapids, Michigan came together with the idea to grow an economy with one important element at its center: people.
The Surprising Reason Louisville Loves All Things Local
Why buy local? The Louisville Independent Business Alliance (LIBA) says it’s to “keep things weird.” Yes, you read that right.
Sustainable Business Network Moves the Needle with Mantra of Local, Green, and FairEvery September, around 50,000 people pour into the city of Boston, but it’s not to see a sports game or a parade. It’s for the largest local food festival around and the first one like it in the U.S. Packed with local participants and sponsors, it generates massive...
How Strong Relationships Have Been a Game Changer for Dane Buy Local
Dane Buy Local, which serves the entire county, focuses its mission on three major themes: collaborate, educate, and promote.