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For a Better Columbus: Buy Local and Be Sustainable

Buy Local and Be Sustainable One of the easiest ways to promote sustainability in your community is to buy local. When you..

April 6, 2016 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
5K Family Fun Run / Walk on Sat. June 29, 2013

5K Family Fun Run / Walk on Sat. June 29, 2013

Gluten Intolerance Group of North Columbus and Columbus Fitness & Nutrition present a 5K Family Fun Run / Walk  Saturday, June 29,..

June 15, 2013 with 0 Comments
City Folk’s Farm Shop Supporting Urban Food Growers

City Folk’s Farm Shop Supporting Urban Food Growers

City Folk’s Farm Shop is once again supporting home gardeners, cooks, and chicken keepers with a slate of classes and supplies for every..

May 3, 2013 with 0 Comments
Travonna Coffee House offers 24-hour hospitality

Travonna Coffee House offers 24-hour hospitality

Whether you need a bite of breakfast on your way to work or a good place to study into the wee hours of the night, you will find it at..

March 25, 2013 with 0 Comments
Find Great Local Food & Rewards!

Find Great Local Food & Rewards!

Find food by dish, by neighborhood or by style. Dine and rate your experience right from your mobile device. An innovative new way to find..

January 28, 2013 with 0 Comments
Fresh Cut Local Trees and the Gift of Food

Fresh Cut Local Trees and the Gift of Food

The Clintonville Community Market has beautiful fresh cut Scotch Pine and Canadian fur trees grown in Wayne County by Mother-Daughter run..

December 20, 2012 with 0 Comments
Columbus Food Adventures: Eat, Drink, Explore!

Columbus Food Adventures: Eat, Drink, Explore!

So… you have a foodie friend in mind, and the idea of a food tour makes all kinds of sense as a gift for them. But… which tour..

December 20, 2012 with 0 Comments
Can we feed the world without Big Ag?

Can we feed the world without Big Ag?

Annie Leonard and The Story of Stuff Project want you to know about this great new video (below) by Anna Lappe’, “Do we really need..

November 6, 2012 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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