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
Marin L. Kokin L.Ac.
Wielding a master’s degree in traditional Chinese medicine, licensed acupuncturist and herbalist Marin L. Kokin tailors her holistic therapies and nutritional consultations to the individual needs of each patient. She specializes in infertility and pregnancy as well as orthopedics and pain management, treating these conditions to the deliberate pressure of thin acupuncture needles or the healing strokes of massage. Using these noninvasive techniques, Marin welcomes guests into the fold of traditional Eastern medicine, seamlessly treating the body, mind, and spirit as one overarching entity, inching patients toward full-body wellness and the ability to cut apples in half with their minds.