If you’d like to support our efforts please consider donating. You may also want to get involved in other ways.  

Donations Welcome

If you’re interested in sponsoring one of our programs and becoming a partner of Seacoast Local, please contact us. How could your donation help build a local living economy?


Buy Local

Discover local businesses! Our Seacoast Local’s Guide is a fantastic resource to start learning more about great local independents in our community and the variety of goods, services and clever ideas they have in store for you. Click through the guide to find new ways to Shift Your Shopping and direct more of your money to our local economy.



Seacoast Local provides opportunities for people to connect, share ideas, and get involved in the movement. Become a Citizen Member or Business Member, attend an Event, start to Shift Your Shopping, or contact us to volunteer for one of our programs, campaigns and events.

10 Reasons to Go Local


From our friends at American Independent Business Alliance:

Top Reasons to Buy Local, Eat Local, Go Local

By choosing local and independent businesses for your services, shopping, dining and other needs, you not only get real value and personal service, you're helping to:

About Us & Local First

About Us & Local First

"A good community, as we know, insures itself by trust, by good faith and good will, by mutual help.
A good community, in other words, is a good local economy"
– Wendell Berry, author, poet and farmer

Our Mission
Seacoast Local engages businesses and community leaders to build a more local, green and fair economy on the Seacoast.

Local Policy: More Resources

More Policy Resources

Our Local Economy Community resolution is just the starting point. We’re looking to connect municipal leaders who are pioneering initiatives that support an economy that’s local, green and fair, favoring sustainable and equitable community development. We’ll share links to best ideas here. 

As a example, consider 8 Practical Energy Policies to Boost the Local Economy.