Fair Trade Coalition with Banner
Northampton became the Sixth Fair Trade Town in America on April 17, 2008 thanks to the efforts of the Northampton Fair Trade Coalition. Learn more about local businesses selling locally produced and fair trade products on the Northampton Fair Trade website.
City Buy Local Buy Fair Policy
Sponsored by Mayor Higgins and the Office of Community and Economic Development, the City Council adopted a resolution establishing a policy to maximize purchase of locally produced and fairly traded products from locally owned businesses.
Community Involved In Sustaining Agriculture Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture (CISA) is a non-profit organization working to sustain agriculture in western Massachusetts, build a secure local food and farming system, strengthen relationships between consumers and farmers, and increase farm profitability. CISA's Be a Local Hero, Buy Locally Grown program was initiated in 1999 and has become the nation's longest running comprehensive multimedia buy local campaign. CISA offers a printed and online Farm, Farmers Market, Pick Your Own, CSA guide.
Greater Northampton Chamber Business Directory
Buy the local chamber member business directory and online search and pick up a printed copy at the Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center, 99 Pleasant Street.
Shop Western Mass
Shop Western Mass is an online store dedicated solely to products from Western Massachusetts featuring products that showcase the skill, craftsmanship and dedication of artists, artisans and small business owners throughout Western Mass.
Massachusetts Online Business to Business Network is home to world class providers of everything from pharmaceuticals to jet engines. Buy Mass is powered by Associated Industries of Massachusetts, makes it easy to search this innovation-rich landscape for customers, suppliers, and even a good restaurant.