Every local community has a story, a history, and a unique personality that cannot be replicated. This is often thanks to specialized, small-scale businesses, like this one, which contribute to a neighborhood’s distinctive character and promote a thriving ecosystem in their community. Small, independent businesses offer diverse products and services, fostering economic resilience by removing the local economy’s dependence on a single industry. When you buy local, you build local, and deepen your connection to your own community.
As a result, patronizing a local business like this is an act of community building. Check out their website to learn more about the local experience you can discover today.
Did You Know?
- 48 cents of every dollar spent at a locally owned retail business goes back into the local community. That’s more than three times the amount that local economies recover from chain retailers — Civic Economics’ 2012 survey of local businesses
- Local businesses have generated 65% of the country’s net new jobs over the past 17 years — US Small Business Administration
BC Quarter Circle Ranch
BC Quarter Circle Ranch covers more than 600 acres, encompassing far too many trails, trees, and pastures to possibly explore by foot. That's why the trainers lead horseback trail rides throughout the ranch, allowing riders to immerse themselves in the wild landscape and stories about the ranch's multigenerational family history. Riders may even spot evidence of the Native American tribes who once inhabited the land, such as arrowheads and other objects left from long ago.
The fully functioning ranch, which has been in operation for more than 200 years, also offers riding lessons and hosts groups such as Boy and Girl Scouts and sequestered juries.
1632 Southwest Bethlehem Avenue
Fort White, Florida 32038