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. When you buy local, you build local, and deepen your connection to your own community.
Strengthening the community begins by supporting and visiting local businesses like this one. To learn more about this business, check out their website or simply stop by, say hello, and discover—or rediscover—all that this business has to offer.
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
Heather Lounsbury, L.Ac.
As an herbalist, acupuncturist, nutritionist, and reiki master with more than 15 years in practice, Heather Lounsbury, L.Ac., assembles a powerful arsenal of holistic therapies to treat her clients' complaints. Issues from digestive disorders to writer's block may find relief in her care, and she works with people of any age. A serious music lover, Lounsbury also founded Breathe, a crew of holistic health practitioners who specialize in work with musicians and performers.