• November 25, 2021

    7 must-see Christmas markets in Calgary this holiday season

    7 must-see Christmas markets in Calgary this holiday season If you’re anything like us, you’ll want your gifts to mean more.  That’s why holiday shopping from local small businesses and artisans can be a great choice over everyday retailers. Because who doesn’t [...]

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  • November 22, 2021

    Is Black Friday Bad? I’ll let you decide

    Is Black Friday Bad? I’ll let you decide. The American shopping holiday has become a favourite holiday for big businesses. Not only is it one of big businesses' favourite holidays. It is also a holiday where companies reap better benefits than humans. [...]

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  • November 17, 2021

    The Human Side of Business: Local Shops vs Chain Retailers

    The Human Side of Business: Local Shops vs Chain Retailers Why local shops will always have an advantage! Local businesses are not only there to sell products. They are part of the local community and their business exists in the neighbourhood that [...]

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  • October 6, 2021

    Local businesses Aren’t Actually Businesses

    Local Businesses Aren't Actually Businesses At Locate Local, we spend our days talking to people who own local businesses and the people who support them. From funny to touching to heartbreaking, we hear so many different stories it’s [...]

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  • September 17, 2021

    How To Spend the Day in Inglewood

    Neighbourhood Guide: How to Spend a Day Getting the Best of Inglewood Inglewood is impossible to forget. As Calgary’s oldest neighbourhood, it’s bursting with historic charm, trendy restaurants, and popular boutiques and shops that make it the perfect destination for families and friends [...]

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  • September 9, 2021

    The Socially Conscious Marketplace

    The Socially Conscious Marketplace Ever wonder what your social impact is? Every one of us leaves some kind of mark in our world, whether it’s our carbon footprint, the relationships we nurture, or the ripple effects we set in motion by our lifestyle [...]

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  • September 2, 2021

    5 Lessons COVID-19 Taught Us About Small Business Resiliency

    5 Lessons COVID-19 Taught Us About Small Business Resiliency The Coronavirus has forced us all to make uneasy decisions, many of which keep small business owners up at night. From layoffs and lockdowns to building new business models or shutting their doors [...]

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  • August 20, 2021

    10 Women Owned Businesses in Calgary

    10 Women Owned Businesses to Support in Calgary Right Now Women make our world go round. In celebration of Women’s Equality Day, we’re shining the spotlight on these 10 fantastic women-owned businesses in our city. So whether you’re grabbing a bite to [...]

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  • July 9, 2021

    8 Benefits of Shopping Local

    8 Reasons Why You Should Make a Habit of Shopping Local It’s not easy putting yourself out there, but local business owners do it anyway. They are everyday people who make an honest living. Whether they’re serving up a farm-fresh meal they sourced [...]

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  • July 2, 2021

    How Does Buying Local Help the Economy?

    Think Big, Shop Small: How Buying Local Helps Our Economy Small businesses put everything on the line to make our communities a more vibrant place to live – even when it means not having enough food to put on their own tables. [...]

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  • May 26, 2021

    Local Love 10: The Great Canada Gift Guide

    Local Love 10: The Great Canadian Gift Guide Nothing says you care quite like supporting Canadian brands. Everyone knows how important it is to support local businesses now more than ever, and the good news is, there’s no reason to look outside [...]

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  • May 20, 2021

    The Best Organic Markets in Calgary

    Calgary’s Top 7 Organic Grocery Markets to Check Out Stroll down any grocery store today, and you’ll find more shelves decked out in organic food than ever before. You’ll even see organic products make a splash on the menus of trendy restaurants and [...]

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