Are you interested in learning more about the impact of going Local?
Explore the resources on this page. Here you will find marketing and research-based studies to help you advance your Go Local! efforts. For ads, graphics, and marketing information click on the marketing image. For studies, research, and data click on the research image.
Cucumbers are showing up in local farmers markets and roadside stands and local producers are happy to sell them with the rest of their vegetables they offer. And while often thought of as a vegetable, cucumbers are actually a fruit. And as with all fruits and vegetables, cucumbers are very healthy.
If you like cabbage, look for local producers who are selling it at your farmers market. When you see kohlrabi (they are in season right now) …
Golden cherries with a pick or red blush are called Rainiers and they are sweet and juicy! They do not grow in North Dakota, but there are local vendors, like Levi Jacobs from Regent, ND, who bring fresh-picked Rainiers to our local communities.
2019 marks North Dakota’s 130th birthday…
Rhubarb is plentiful in the spring in North Dakota. Lindsey Harriman shared this dessert at the Vision West ND Consortium meeting in Williston with rave reviews. It was made from rhubarb out of her backyard garden. What a great combination - locally-grown rhubarb and strawberries from your local fruit grower or local grocery store.
Just five simple ingredients make the best accompaniment to any beef recipe.
Buying local helps to support your community- as in your family, friends, and neighbors.
Just a little video about what Independent We Stand does.
While you and a local business are the real match, we are proud to announce that we have made a relationship with “Independentwestand.org”. This site has SO many resources available to anyone who has any interest in buying local or creating awareness for the topic.