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“What Seattle Really Thinks About Local” Event on June 5

Understanding what your customers and neighbors really think about shopping and buying local can have a profound impact on the way a company does business – and help the company fine-tune its strategies to compete against non-local chains and corporations. As part of a new event series, Seattle Good Business Network is hosting ‘What Seattle […]


Ballard Partnership for Smart Growth Hosts Successful Kickoff Meeting

The Ballard Partnership for Smart Growth (Partnership) officially launched its year-long initiative last week at the Ballard Library with a “Joint Kickoff” meeting that packed the meeting room with Ballard community and business leaders. “As I look around this room, I can’t recall a time in recent memory when such a broad cross-section of our […]


U-District and West Seattle Farmers Markets Launch Incentive Passport Program and Stock New Spring Produce

The Neighborhood Farmers Market Alliance has launched a new incentive program at Seattle’s year-round farmers markets in the University District and West Seattle. Collect at least 6 passport stamps by April 7th, 2013 to be entered into a drawing for gift certificates from Elliott Bay Brewery, Seattle Farmers Markets, Chaco Canyon, and more. Passports and […]


‘Only In Seattle’ Chinook Book Deals for Georgetown are Valid Through January 29

As part of the Only In Seattle initiative to support Seattle neighborhoods and their small businesses, 15 businesses in Georgetown are offering unique deals to customers through January 29. Deals can be redeemed by downloading the free Chinook Book mobile app and presenting the Only In Seattle deal to merchants at each location. The participating […]


Local Farmers Markets Offer Seasonal Goods, Wreath Making, and ‘Fresh Bucks’

As November draws to an end, Seattleites can count on local farmers markets to provide a variety of unique seasonal products, and even some special events and promotions. This weekend, University District Farmers Market (UDFM) is open Saturday from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. (open year-round), West Seattle Farmers Market (WSFM) is open Sunday from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. (also year-round), and  Broadway […]


Workshop: How “Buy Local” marketing campaigns can support neighborhood businesses

On November 10th, Seattle’s Office of Economic Development will host a “Buy Local” marketing strategies workshop with presenter Jeff Milchen, a leading advocate for community-based businesses and co-founder of the American Independent Business Alliance.