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
Ahimsa Medical Center
The Hippocratic oath—do no harm—defines the work at Ahimsa Medical Center so completely that they named themselves after it. "Ahimsa", which means "do no harm" in Sanskrit, stands as the model for the center and its practitioners, who specialize in naturopathic medicine, chiropractic health, and massage therapy. Each one brings a holistic approach to his or her work, whether administering clinical services such as acupuncture treatments and nutritional management or aesthetic services such as scar therapy, age spot removal, or birth-year reassignment.