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Stories about Local Champions

The Local Champions Blog highlights some of the amazing work our community accomplishes and motivates us all to work better together. We are lucky to work with so many champions who are a model for positive behavior change and influence us to go the extra mile. Our local champions are building connections within the community every day. Filter our stories by categories listed below or browse them all. We hope you’re inspired by the local champions in our community, too! 

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Dandelion Organic Delivery Brings Produce to the People

Dandelion Organic Delivery Brings Produce to the People

A delicious plate of food isn't just a meal, it's a story. That's because food doesn't just magically appear in the store or in your home. There are countless people who work from dawn to dusk - a true labor of love - to build a thriving local food system....

7 Ways to Share the Local Love this Mother’s Day

7 Ways to Share the Local Love this Mother’s Day

There are infinite ways to celebrate Mother’s Day - as many ways as there are kinds of mothers, in fact. This Mother’s Day, Sasquatch wants to highlight all the opportunities to honor mothers, maternal figures, and Mother Earth too, of course!  ...

Madrona Gifts: Making Reciprocity Special and Sustainable

Madrona Gifts: Making Reciprocity Special and Sustainable

The practice of giving gifts is one that celebrates true reciprocity - both the giver and giftee receive something special. Perhaps no one exemplifies this better than local business Madrona Gifts, who has turned occasions like birthdays and holidays into...

Solidarity with Local Businesses in 2022

Solidarity with Local Businesses in 2022

When COVID started oh so long ago, we suggested these 7 things you could do to support local businesses. While we are glad to see some things getting back to pre-COVID status, many businesses are still facing challenges, whether it be from inflation, staff turnover,...

A1DesignBuild Centers Community and Craft

A1DesignBuild Centers Community and Craft

A house is a physical building to live in, of course, but it’s also so much more. It’s a place to raise families, to age, to welcome friends and neighbors, and express your personality. A1DesignBuild creates homes with all these things in mind.  ...