Association Members

Association Members

Asheville Grown

Asheville Grown’s mission is to grow a resilient local economy and thriving community, champion the unique character of Asheville and Western North Carolina and advocate for prosperity for all.

Association Members

Cambridge Local First

Cambridge Local First (CLF) is a non-profit network of locally owned and independent businesses formed in October 2005 to build a strong local economy and a vibrant community. The mission of CLF is to support, promote, and celebrate a “Local Economy Community” by educating the public and government about the significant environmental, economic, and cultural benefits of a strong local economy. 

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Co-op Dayton

Co-op Dayton is a non-profit organization founded in 2015 to develop cooperative businesses that meet community needs, whether that’s access to fresh groceries or to quality job opportunities. We are accomplishing our mission by educating the community about the cooperative business model and other forms of worker ownership and by providing resources and services to support both startup cooperative businesses and cooperative transitions for existing businesses.