THE ROGUE INITIATIVE FOR A VITAL ECONOMY

Why Buy Local?

Good Reasons to Shop at Locally Owned Businesses

Grow Your Business

Join Thrive as a Business Member

Shop Local First!

Help Create a Sustainable Future for the Rogue Valley

We make it easyWe make it easy

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.

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.

2015 Rogue Flavor Guide

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

Shimee Mayer

Local Voices

"I shop at the grower's market because I think it's important to feel empowered around money and choice.  Supporting your community is important to make connections with other community members, and to build a thriving, sustainable economy that is good for the Earth, and your health and well-being."

Shimee Mayer
RVGCM market customer

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

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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Support Thrive

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.

Thank you!

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Sustaining Members and Sponsors

Buttercloud Bakery & Cafe
Dancing Rooster Superior Sriracha
Kristen Lyon Personal Chef Service
Smithfield's Pub & Pies
Bare Bones Broth
Medford Fabrication
Slagle Creek Vineyards
Hidden Valley Market
Flip
Cartwright's Market
Standing Stone Brewing Co.
Biologic Crop Solutions
Ashland Food Co-op
Oshala Farm
Medford Food Co-op
Diggin' Livin' Farm & Apiary
Larks Home Kitchen Cuisine Ashland
Diggin' Livin' Natural Foods & Farm Store
abc Kitchen, Catering & Events
Smithfield's
RoxyAnn Winery
Grants Pass Growers' Market
The Right Plan
Standing Stone Brewing Co.
Sherry's Pasta
Mix Bakeshop
The Rogue Barista
Grange Co-op
The Rogue Growler