News / Spotlights

Tuesday
Nov142017

Tis the Season to Buy Local Holiday Gift Guide 2017

The Buy Local Santa Monica Committee is pleased to announce the release of the annual Buy Local Santa Monica Holiday Gift Guide for 2017.  This year's guide features over 50 local businesses with gifts in two categories:  1) Buy Local Gifts - Unique/Sustainable/Handmade and 2) Buy Local Gifts on a Budget ($25 or less). 

Also be sure to pick up a copy of the Santa Monica Daily Press' Tis the Season insert, which features an abbreviated version of our Buy Local Holiday Gift Guide.  We will be showcasing our Buy Local buisnesses this holiday season on our @BuyLocalSM Facebook, Twitter + Instgram accounts so please sure to like/follow us there!  Thank you for buying local this holiday season! 

Wednesday
Nov082017

2017 Santa Monica Farmers Market - Thanksgiving Recipe Guide

SM Daily Press:  Be sure to visit our Santa Monica Farmers Markets on November 22nd - likely to be the largest, busiest and for many people, the most important market of the year as customers descend en masse to purchase the final ingredients for their Thanksgiving feast.  All the Santa Monica farmers markets (Main Street, Downtown Weds/Sat and Virginia Avenue Park) are ready to fill pantries with holiday staples. 

Check out this great Thanksgiving Recipe Guide for some great SM Farmers Market farmer, vendor and staff's favorite Thanksgiving recipes - from Raphael Lunetta's "The Best Thanksgiving Turkey Method" to Bezian Bakery's Bread Pudding Recipe, Bareburger's "Farmers' Market Old Fashioned"  and Smith Farms' Butternut Squash Soup with Fried Brussel Sprouts.  You can also pick up a copy of the Guide at any of our SM Farmers Markets this month!

Yum!  #EatLocalSM #ShopLocalSM #BuyLocalSM #SMFarmersMarkets

Wednesday
Oct042017

Buy Local Health + Fitness Festival 2017 Highlights Video

 September 9, 2017

Produced by City TV for the Buy Local Santa Monica Committee, the City of Santa Monica + the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce.  Enjoy!

Monday
Sep182017

Wellbeing Fest Reaches New Heights--Health & Fitness Event Returns Bigger at New Location

Westside Today:  The annual Health & Fitness Festival returned Saturday Sept. 9 to Santa Monica, this year at its new Christina Reed Emerson Park location. Each year, the event, which is co-produced by the City of Santa Monica, the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce, Buy Local Santa Monica and the Santa Monica-Malibu Education Foundation, invites local businesses and organizations to come together for a community event focused on the wellbeing of Santa Monica locals.

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Tuesday
Sep052017

Kick off the Buy Local Health & Fitness Festival with a Walk with the Mayor

SM Daily Press:  This Saturday September 9th, get your blood flowing before the Buy Local Health and Fitness Festival by joining Mayor Ted Winterer on a two-mile loop walk around the neighborhood, which will be led by Adopt-A-Walk. Adopt-A-Walk is a health advocacy organization passionate about creating and promoting walking friendly communities to improve the health of the people in the community in a fun and easy way.

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