Tag: Buy Local

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To Market, To Market: Tis the Season for Farmers’ Markets

After a long winter, the wait is over. The farmers’ markets of the Lehigh Valley are ready to open again!

Home & Planet

Sixteen years on the South Side, Home & Planet is one of the largest stores in the nation featuring high-style, earth-friendly furniture, gifts, tabletop, jewelry and more. Open everyday. Steps from SteelStacks and the casino.

Girlfriends Boutique

Girlfriends Boutique is an upscale New York meets LA fasnionista headquarters. From the minute that you walk into the pink leopard decorated store, you are transformed into a shopping paradise. Girlfriends offers clothing, jewelry, accessories and “all organic” spray tanning.

Dreamscape Comics

See why people travel far & wide for the region’s largest selection of mainstream & independent comics, graphic novels, pulps, monsters & horror, toys & statues. Extensive kids selection: Archie, Disney, Sonic the Hedgehog.

Compact Disc Center

We’re all about the music you love! New & used CDs, DVDs, vinyl, plus posters, stickers, incense, t-shirts, naughty mangets and lots more. Special orders are our specialty!

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Laini’s List of 9 Things to Do in the Lehigh Valley This Weekend

Today doesn’t have to be Black Friday. It can be White Friday. Or Purple Friday. Or any kind of day you want it to be. Shop local. Think outside the big box. 🙂

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Five Cool Kid-Friendly Places for Foodie Love

Food loving parents, unite! It’s not impossible to take your kids out to eat and expose them, carefully and thoughtfully, to good food.

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Bethlehem’s VegFest Wants You, Even if You Aren’t a Vegetarian or Vegan, to Celebrate Deliciousness

Bethlehem’s VegFest on Saturday September 10 will bring guests, speakers, vendors, demonstrators all together with the goal of talking about more sustainable ways of eating.

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Art Mart Gives The Term “Pop Art” a New Meaning

Let’s face it: The Lehigh Valley needs more cool independent retail opportunities, especially for those of us who are creative

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Bethlehem Farmers’ Market Opening Day

It’s May. That means it’s market season. The Lehigh Valley is seeing more of these every year. Good eats!

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Five Reasons to Buy Locally-Grown Food in the Lehigh Valley

Are you curious about what the deal with this whole “local food” thing is? Wonder why someone would want to shop at a farmers’ market instead of the regular food store? This should answer some of your questions. Still have questions after you read it? Please leave them in the comments section. We can try to sort this all out together. It’s worth it. 🙂

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The Lehigh Valley’s Newest Place to Find Local Food Opens – It’s the SteelStacks Farmers’ Market!

Tuesday afternoons and evenings will never be the same. Prepare for a summer of freshness!

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CSA: Community Supported Agriculture in the Eastern Lehigh Valley, PA

Do you like to buy locally-grown food and support your local farmers? Why not take it to the next level this summer by enrolling in a CSA program. What’s a CSA? Read on.

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Where the Lehigh Valley Farms Are: Where to Find Locally Grown Food

Getting great food here, from the source, is just a short drive away. You’ll always know exactly what’s in season and can ask the local farmers how the food was grown to how it is best prepared. Try any one—or all—of the following providers, who are happy to help. This is the local food post for the Eastern end of the Valley. Look for the Central and Western versions soon!

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Five Cool Resolutions for a Better Lehigh Valley

This year, why not resolve to make our little world–the Lehigh Valley–a little bit better?

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Laini’s List of 9 Things To Do in the Lehigh Valley This Weekend – December 10, 11 & 12

Special [almost] All-Holiday List!
How long can you stay out of the malls? Can you do it til January? I think you can. With this list, you’ll be too busy to even think about going near one. Every little downtown in our Valley has wonderful stuff for you! And remember, there’s lots of little pocket guides to Easton and Bethlehem out there that will fill lots of stockings!

Sustainable Business Network of the Greater Lehigh Valley

824 N. Broad St., Allentown www.sbnlv.org SBNLV is a non-profit organization committed to building a more socially, environmentally, and financially sustainable local economy by connecting, promoting, and strengthening locally-owned independent businesses, individuals, and organizations. Please visit our website for more information, and a list of our members. [geo_mashup_map]

Homebase Skateshop

Homebase opened in 2002 to not only sell top quality skateboard and streetwear brands; but to do our part to support the growing skateboard community in the Lehigh Valley.

Artfully Elegant

With a large handmade collection of fine art jewelry, craft, and painting, Artfully Elegant is the place for all your fine art needs