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Janine Benyus, The Biomimicry Institute
Local First Webinar
May 21 • 10am PT
Living Economies Newsroom
Local First Arizona Launches Buy Local Initiative For Spanish-Speaking Businesses Called FUERZA LOCAL!
Mar 22 2012 - 7:00am
Local First Arizona Press Release
Latino community responding to the importance of keeping money within the local community...
Building Businesses That Stand For Something
Mar 21 2012 - 7:00am
It is no longer acceptable (or smart) to create a business just to make money.
Columbia County Chamber of Commerce Holds Daylong Event Around Accelerating Community Capital Webinar
Mar 20 2012 - 7:00am
Columbia County Chamber of Commerce's Local Economic Alliance for the Future project convenes a day-long event--including group attendance at our Accelerating Community Capital webinar--to create...
These Sidewalks Are Made Out Of Toilets
Mar 19 2012 - 7:00am
For cities that aren’t flush with money, using crushed porcelain to build roads can lead to cheaper roads and less landfills.
LION: A Matchmaker for Investors, Businesses
Mar 16 2012 - 7:00am
Port Townsend Leader
Local Investing Opportunities Network (LION) is a community of local investors who meet up with local entrepreneurs, businesses and nonprofits in need of funding.
Dansko Stepping up its U.S. Footprint
Mar 15 2012 - 7:00am
The Dansko shoe company strives to manufacture their products in United States--but that has been no easy task.
Mesa, Arizona Schools Commit to Buying Locally
Mar 13 2012 - 7:00am
Phoenix Business Journal
The Mesa Chamber of Commerce and Mesa Public Schools have come together in a partnership that could benefit local companies which supply goods and services for Arizona’s largest school district.
Locavores are Creating Jobs, USDA Says
Mar 12 2012 - 7:00am
"Every million dollars in sales through local markets supports thirteen jobs," USDA's Kathleen Merrigan said in a conference call with reporters.
Listen Local First DC Connects Local Musicians with Local Businesses
Mar 8 2012 - 8:00am
The Pinkline Project
A logical extension of the Eat Local, Buy Local message of Think Local First DC, Listen Local First brings together local musicians & local businesseses to promote DC's local music scene.
Joining the (Cash) Mob to Help Main Street
Mar 8 2012 - 8:00am
Shopping at an independent retailer instead of a big-box store like Target (TGT) or Wal-Mart (WMT) is better for your community because more of your money stays local. That’s the message groups...
Network Spotlight: Lowcountry Local First Named "Best Local Cause"
Mar 7 2012 - 8:00am
Charleston CIty Paper
For the third year in a row, BALLE network Lowcountry Local First has been voted "Best Local Cause" by the readers of the Charleston City paper!
Living Local: A House Made Entirely of Locally Sourced Materials
Mar 6 2012 - 8:00am
Briony Penn's house was built using materials made or recycled within 100 miles of her home in British Columbia.
Good News For Main Street: Relationship Banking Is Making A Comeback
Mar 5 2012 - 8:00am
Things are looking up for local banks! Because local bankers know their customers, community banks are showing strong balance sheets and a committment to the economic recovery.
BALLE Networks Host Events That Encourage Triple-Bottom-Line Entrepreneurship
Mar 2 2012 - 8:00am
BALLE Network businesses are collaborating with each other to put on inspiring events that strengthen their communities.
South Dakota Indian Business Alliance Works to Grow Local Businesses
Mar 1 2012 - 8:00am
The Capital Journal
Native American-owned South Dakota Businesses see expanded local ownership and entrepreneurship as a solution to the problems faced by their community.
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