Category Archives: Buy Local

Local Nova Scotia Events – Updated March 2024

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If you’re looking for Nova Scotia local events, you’ve come to the right place! Here, we’ve put together a regularly updated list of the best events all around Nova Scotia […]

Supporting Local Music for Thriving Communities.

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Music is the artistic pulse of any lively community. An active local music scene is always a sign that the community’s arts and culture play a valuable role in its […]

Top 10 Festivals in Halifax

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No matter your interests, festivals are bound to provide something for you to enjoy. From the arts to food and culture, this list highlights some of the major annual festivals […]

Supporting local self-care businesses in Nova Scotia

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Self-care is more important than some people might give it credit for. It doesn’t really solve your problems or give you solutions to big life dilemmas. However, you might feel […]

Student Guide to Buying Local in Halifax

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It’s hard to get through this struggling economic climate, but it’s even harder to get through it if you’re a student. I know this from personal experience. As a student […]

Tribute to Small Business Owners: Hardworking. Resilient. Supportive.

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Ever look at all the small business owners at your local market, admiring their wares, and thought about how much work goes into them just being there? We think about […]

Small ways you can support local BIPOC-owned businesses

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Around two years ago, I came across an Instagram post about a group of white women creating a start-up business based on the traditional Chinese mahjong game. I remember feeling […]

Halifax Guide to Local International Food Stores

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Hey again! We all have heard of Gateway by now, living in and around Nova Scotia. It is inarguably the most well-known independent grocery store in Nova Scotia. But did […]

The Many Benefits of Buying Local

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We’ve been hearing more and more about the benefits of buying local lately. And we’re one of the steadfast contributors to this important conversation here at our small and local […]

Why Does Supporting SMALL Local Businesses Matter?

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Big Corporate Local or Small Indie Local? “Supporting local” doesn’t necessarily mean supporting small local businesses in your community. “Local” is term that gets tossed around a lot lately. In […]