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.

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We provide business support and networking opportunities.

Collective VoiceCollective Voice

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

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

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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

Kyle and Christi Reilly

Local Voices

"One of the things we enjoy the most about farming is the connection we have with other farmers and the people of the Rogue Valley who enjoy and value the microgreens we grow. Thank you for supporting hard working local farmers."

Kyle and Christi Reilly
TerraSol Organics

Jonny Steiger

Local Voices

"It's important to buy local to support businesses that are putting money back into the local economy. Supporting local farmers is a sustainable way to feed ourselves for the future."

Jonny Steiger
ByGeorge Farm & Creamery

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

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