Why Buy Local?

Good Reasons to Shop at Locally Owned Businesses

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Help Create a Sustainable Future for the Rogue Valley

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We make it easy to connect with local farms and businesses with your same values.

Support and NetworkingSupport and Networking

We provide business support and networking opportunities.

Collective VoiceCollective Voice

We're a collective voice for the Rogue Valley buy local movement.

Rogue Valley GrownRogue Valley Grown

We're increasing the availability of Rogue Valley Grown produce in grocery stores.

Rogue FlavorRogue Flavor

We promote awareness of buying and eating locally in the Rogue Valley.

Connecting you with locally owned businesses and locally grown food.

Rogue Flavour

Buy Local - Eat Local

The Rogue Flavor guide helps you connect with some of the best agricultural and artisan foods in the world.

2016 Rogue Flavor Guide

Mary Alionis

Local Voices

"Supporting our own farmers and food producers not only keeps our local economy strong, it also helps build a strong, vibrant, resilient countryside, keeping rural lands in food production while building regional food security for all of us. It fosters the interdependence that's vital to a healthy community."

Mary Alionis
Whistling Duck Farm & Store

Al & Virginia Silbowitz

Local Voices

"We are so fortunate to live in this beautiful and bounteous region with a population attuned to quality of life issues, especially regarding food and drink. When we encourage local artisans and growers, we are setting a standard of honest quality that benefits everyone."

Al & Virginia Silbowitz
Grizzly Peak Winery

Neil Clooney

Local Voices

"Buy locally raised meat, support local ranchers, eat better meat!"

Neil Clooney
Smithfields and Smithfields Pub & Pies

Buy Local - Buy Rogue

Buy Local - Buy Rogue business members are independent, locally owned businesses who are committed to this region and its quality of life.

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You care about supporting local, sustainable, independently owned busineses. 

You can help Thrive protect the unique flavor of the Rogue Valley economy by joining us as an Individual Member or if you prefer, just click the donate button below to make a contribution of any size.

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Sustaining Members and Sponsors

Immortal Spirits & Distilling Company
Grants Pass Growers' Market
Fry Family Farm
Buttercloud Bakery & Cafe
Larks Home Kitchen Cuisine Ashland
Diggin' Livin' Farm & Apiary
Biologic Crop Solutions
The Right Plan
Oregon Bee Store/Wild Bee Gardens
Smithfields Pub & Pies
Cartwright's Market
Medford Food Co-op
Grange Co-op
RoxyAnn Winery
Standing Stone Brewing Co.
Hidden Valley Market
Slagle Creek Vineyards
Willow-Witt Ranch
Sherry's Pasta
Standing Stone Brewing Co.
Oshala Farm
Diggin' Livin' Natural Foods & Farm Store
Ashland Food Co-op