I first met Andrea Fox, the founder and creator of Perennity Designs at the summer Markets for Makers in Nashville. I was immediately taken by her bright disposition. She was friendly, kind and approachable. The […]
Summer is here, the kids are out of school and the heat is on which means BBQs and pool parties are in full swing. We’ve all cleaned up and taken the giant bag of trash […]
Farmers markets are a great place to get fresh food, enjoy the outdoors, meet other people and have fun. But what do you grab for the week? What are the kids actually going to eat? What […]
Here are our top picks for sustainably chic dresses perfect for summer weather. Read the stories of these independent companies, from Alabama to Los Angeles, these amazing people are changing the world one garment at a […]
“Households have a relatively large degree of control over their consumption, but they often lack accurate and actionable information on how to improve their own environmental performance” (Norwegian University of Science and Technology 2016). Holding corporations […]
The Napa valley is the embodiment of local. Chefs cultivate food from their own organic gardens and support local growers and producers to create fresh seasonal menus while keeping money in the hands of local, […]
Rosemary & Beauty Queen Why Go It’s a small old house converted into a speakeasy. What? Just go. There’s a full living room, regular DJs, a big open lively backyard scene, and a resident vegan food truck with […]
When you enter Good Wood Nashville’s showroom, you’re met by a friendly staff member who greets you warmly and invites you in. The showroom is spacious and laid out with an array of furniture and accent […]
Green Door Gourmet is an oxymoron. It is the trendiest, most contemporary 80-year-old farm I’ve ever seen. Their farm store, housing a collection of organic produce and locally crafted products, has recently been renovated to […]
We recently spent a long weekend in New Mexico, visiting Albuquerque, Santa Fe and Taos. We’ve put together our list of places you must visit for locally sourced food, organic coffee and totally unique experiences. Our weekend […]
Jeff Poppen is wise, humble and unwavering like a sturdy oak, with a cadence as easy as the rolling hills around him. He has the calm and gentle demeanor of a teacher, yet a surprising […]
Miel Restaurant is in an unassuming, historic location in Sylvan Park, Nashville. Nestled in an enclave that’s still got some grit, Miel is cutting edge. Chef Andrew Coins and Owner Seema Prasad are leaders in sustainability. When you […]
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An Enchanting Chat with an Ethereal Woman Leah Larabell may have just had her first baby, but she’s been a mother for years. The creator of unique yet traditional tea blends and potions, a gardener […]
You can shop companies in love local to find affordable organic products. The best part is they’re all made by small businesses.
Your leftover lasagna, the pizza crust your daughter didn’t want to eat, the almond milk you forgot to drink before you left for vacation, the extra rice no one ate when you ordered in….all of […]
If you’re looking for the perfect Valentines gift to get you and your honey in the mood, you’re in the right place. We’ve put together a list of lingerie companies whose founders are trailblazers in […]
Here it comes! Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and we’re here to help you plan a special night to treat yourself and the one you love. Nashville seems to have a notable restaurant […]
The bay area is known for the tech giants who have made it home. In the sea of big business and redwoods, there are people who’ve ventured to create noteworthy sustainable small businesses. Campbell and […]
Who: Megan Rae Bailey Where: Salon Lofts Akron, 1741 W. Market Street Akron, OH 44313 LL: What was your motivation for choosing an eco friendly hair care line? MRB: My motivation came from seeing […]
This is a story about a woman who took a leap of faith. An NYC native, after years spent working in digital media, Far decided it was time for a fresh start. Settling in Rhode Island, […]
If you follow our Twitter account, @Love__Local, you know that we’ve posted a lot about reducing plastic usage and waste. That’s because it’s such an important issue that affects us all. Microplastics are the result […]
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If you’re vegan or lactose intolerant, you don’t have to give up enjoying a good glass of wine.