Health & Wellness

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
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
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

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

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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.