Category: Shop Local

Zest Cafe & Home Art

by Catherine Currin 
photographs by Eamon Queeney 

Our Town: Shop Local: The Local Squirrel

“I’m inspired by our local makers and what they’re doing.” —Rachael Pusateri Riddle, owner, The Local Squirrel “We gather our local products like squirrels gather their nuts,” says Rachael Pusateri Riddle, who founded The Local Squirrel two years ago. The…

Our Town: Shop Local: The Devilish Egg

“Most people … want to spend time with whoever they’re coming to class with, and make something in the process.”  –Jill Rossi, owner and founder, The Devilish Egg There’s something for everyone at The Devilish Egg, an approachable makerspace of…

Shop Local: CompostNow

“You get to do all of this amazing work with your banana peel, just by setting it in a bin.”  –Justin Senkbeil, co-founder, CompostNow Three young entrepreneurs are making composting convenient. “Forty percent of the food we grow in the…