Tag Archive: shopping local

Shop Local this Holiday Season

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Local business people and charities make a significant positive contribution to the quality of life in our communities all year round. Shopping local is the first step towards ensuring community success and security in a competitive global market and I’m shopping local. How about you?

The Advantages of Buying Locally

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Although the term “buying locally” can refer to a number of products, produce purchased from farmer’s markets, food co-ops, and local food stands is what usually comes to mind. And though it may… Continue reading

The Season of Good Cheer

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The seasons go by so quickly. It’s winter and four gale force wind storms took out the power lines this month. We even had snow.  Aside from being wet, which is guaranteed, who… Continue reading

I love shopping local

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The best places to bring your friends from out of town are your local restaurants and local businesses.  When I go shopping in the city chain stores I’m appalled to see sales clerks… Continue reading

Farmers Market

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The Farmers’ Market has become a major event right through the summer, attracting both locals and visitors to the island.  Dozens of local farmers sell fresh produce and many local artists, craftspeople and… Continue reading