Buy Local Campaign: Shop Suffield

Buy Local

With Suffield's local community campaign finding local businesses becomes so much easier! Just follow our local community campaign on Facebook to stay up to date with local events, special offers and discounts! Partner with our local small businesses and help to grow Suffield & West Suffield strong, on our Main Street and online community!

Our Top 5: Buy Local & Shop Suffield First!

Local business strengthens the economic base Suffield & West Suffield. Many of the dollars spent at our local businesses are used to make purchases from other local entities - creating a ripple effect that can stabilize a community, even during an economic slow down.

  1. Builds Community

    The local meet ups we all enjoy at neighborhood businesses, and in public places, build relationships and our community. The original 'social networking'!

  2. It's Healthier for All

    Local businesses are Suffield-sized. They typically consume less land, carry more locally made and sourced products, locate closer to residents, and create less transport and pollution.

  3. Creates More Local Jobs & Opportunities

    Community-based businesses provide jobs for residents and are one of the largest employers nationwide. They also expand opportunities for local entrepreneurs. Business owners generally live locally, which increases their investment in a successful marketplace.

  4. Puts Our Taxes to Good Use

    Local business supports Suffield's economy and tax base. Dollars spent here are recycled back into our community. A greater percentage of local independent businesses help keep taxes lower.

  5. Gives Back to Community Groups

    Local businesses on average support non-profits at more than twice the rate of big businesses. They are more likely to give back to the community and encourage entrepreneurial growth.