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About Mayda

I am a localist, small business web developer, urban homesteader and coffee drinker.

If I Put it in the Curbside Bin, It Must Be Recyclable by Pam Patsch | Simply Living

This is the full article on recycling written by Pam Patsch. A shorter version appeared in the August 2014 Simply News. This engaging..

July 27, 2015 with 0 Comments

If I Put it in the Curbside Bin, It Must Be Recyclable by Pam Patsch | Simply Living

Source: If I Put it in the Curbside Bin, It Must Be Recyclable by Pam Patsch | Simply Living

July 27, 2015 with 0 Comments
Buying In to Buying Local

Buying In to Buying Local

Buying local is all the rage, but it means different things to different people. Learn what being a locavore means to the economy, the..

May 27, 2015 with 0 Comments
O-H-I-Grow! Summit on Urban Ag & Community Gardening | Simply Living

O-H-I-Grow! Summit on Urban Ag & Community Gardening | Simply Living

Sustainable Clintonville member Jodi Kushins and her family and friends operate “Over the Fence,” an urban farm in..

April 27, 2015 with 0 Comments
Olentangy Paddle wraps up first season

Olentangy Paddle wraps up first season

Getting kids, adults back outside? That’s a paddlin’  by This Week’s staff writer, Kevin Parks. Olentangy Paddle wraps..

October 13, 2014 with 0 Comments
KEMBA Financial Credit Union Is a Member Owned Cooperative

KEMBA Financial Credit Union Is a Member Owned Cooperative

KEMBA Financial Credit Union Is a Member Owned Cooperative Like our local retail food cooperatives, KEMBA and other credit unions are not..

April 14, 2014 with 0 Comments
Invest Local Ohio (ILO) Informational Seminars

Invest Local Ohio (ILO) Informational Seminars

Another great way to keep our money local is to invest in our central Ohio small businesses and entrepreneurs. ECDI (the nonprofit..

April 14, 2014 with 0 Comments
Mosaic connects investors to high quality solar projects

Mosaic connects investors to high quality solar projects

Website of the Week: Mosaic, A New Platform that Lets Everyone Invest in Solar Projects! Co-founded by Billy Parish. Mosaic connects..

April 14, 2014 with 0 Comments
April Is Earth Month!

April Is Earth Month!

April Is Earth Month! from Stunning glacier films to GMO labeling of your food to celebrating locally, here is an updated list of events..

April 14, 2014 with 0 Comments
Local Matters Call for Volunteers to Support Local Food Programs

Local Matters Call for Volunteers to Support Local Food Programs

Local Matters is a nonprofit organization, serving the Central Ohio area, working to create healthier communities through food. Our mission..

April 14, 2014 with 0 Comments

Support Our Local Economy CoalitionThink Columbus First is an initiative of: the Support Our Local Economy (SOLE) Coalition

Join and Save on local businesses in your neighborhood. >>
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Reasons To Love Your Local Small Businesses:
  1. Supportive communities attract entrepreneurs who create local jobs
  2. They hire local people who know you & your unique needs
  3. They help give our communities personality and fun
  4. A 10% Shift from chain to local will create 5000 new jobs in Franklin County

Think Local

  • Consider adding more efficiency to your home or business. Visit Wattworks for indoor and outdoor LED lighting, IR heaters, solar power systems and more.
  • City Folks Farm Shop urban homesteading supplies in Columbus Central Ohio homesteaders and urban farmers can find supplies, classes and resources.
  • Shopping at Easton Town Center can be a local experience, when you visit Celebrate Local. The store features handmade and artisanal products from all over Ohio.

Where did you spend your $2 bill?

spend me local Have you seen one of our $2 bills? Did you get it as change from a local merchant? If so, pass it on to a friend or spend it at local independent business. Spread the word, contact us to get some $2 bills.

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