Buy Local Berkeley
Our mission is to boost our strong, vibrant local economy:
Shifting consumer spending to independent, locally-owned & operated businesses whenever possible.
Connecting consumers with businesses, promoting Berkeley's amazing, unique businesses and producers.
Marketing, publicity, advertising, education onthe social, economic, cultural, environmental and community benefits and personal joys of shopping local, unique businesses.
Empowering independent, locally-owned & operated businesses to promote their business and communicate the benefits of Buying Local.
For businesses, we provide public relations, marketing and advertising campaigns centered around the Buy Local message and business promotion needs. We organize community events and community outreach, including concentrated efforts around the holiday season. We offer educational resources and workshops for businesses, especially on social media, marketing, and press outreach.
For individuals we provide a comprehensive online directory of locally-owned, independent businesses, opening up a world of distinctive shopping, dining, arts and entertainment and memorable experiences in Berkeley. Kind of like getting the inside scoop from a local!