Buy Local East Harlem Case Study

The Buy Local East Harlem initiative was launched in June 2017 thanks to the generous support of the Citi Community Development. 

About the Case Study

This case study describes the Buy Local East Harlem
program model and shares some ideas on how it
can be expanded locally and potentially replicated
by organizations in other communities.

Buy Local East Harlem
Case Study Press

Read about the press coverage our Buy Local East Harlem case study has received. 

Podcast w/ Harlem World

Michelle Cruz And Helen Steblecki Talk Buying Local East Harlem And More On The Danny Tisdale Show...
Feb. 2020

Podcast - Michelle Cruz And Helen Steblecki Talk Buying Local East Harlem And More On The Danny Tisdale Show
Feb. 2020

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Buy Local East Harlem works with big institutions to debunk the idea that small businesses can't handle their purchasing needs...
Jan. 2020

Learn how Think Big Data, Aromas, and Dear Mama Cafe benefit from selling to local institutions.
Jan. 2020

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Buy Local East Harlem suppliers share their experiences as vendors to anchor institutions.
Dec. 2019

Local business members of the Buy Local initiative share with El Diario how the program has benefited them. Dec. 2019

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Support for the Buy Local East Harlem provided by Citi Community Development