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
InviteAbitE at your-food-fit.com
Hardships such as cancer and the losses of siblings and friends had the potential to present April Elaine Powell with an overwhelming challenge, but she refused to give up. Instead, April chose to live an even brighter, healthier life by way of healthful eating and fitness—a passion that organically led to InviteAbitE at your-food-fit.com. Today, April helps others achieve the same vitality that shines from her every pore by offering nutritional counseling, personal-chef services, pantry interventions, and grocery-shopping field trips.