Forbes magazine recently had a post with 7 reasons to shop local. These really resonated with me as a shopper and small business owner. So I put together a list of some of my favorite small businesses for you to shop with this holiday season (in addition to Sweet Sprig of course ;)
7 Reasons to Shop Local
1. Stimulate local economy
2. Reduce the carbon footprint
3. Create more jobs
4. Give back to the local community
5. Better customer service
6. Nurture innovation and growth
7. Support someone's dream
Upcycled and original clothing design
Greymount Paper & Press
Original illustrated cards, prints, posters and more
Abby Kirkman Quilts
Unique quilted pillows, pounches and sweatshirts.
Marysa Sacerdote Jewelry
Bold statement pieces inspired by nature.
Incredible miniatures to add a bit of whimsey to your world
Beautiful stoneware with real botanical leaf imprints.
Bars made right from the bean. Unique and inventive favors.
Signature blends, fresh herbs and spice. Their cinnamon is out of this world delish.
Soapsmith, artist, cat mom, music lover, environmentalist, all around sweet gal!