Why Buy Local?
Institutional buyers purchase in such large quantities and frequency that even a slight change in their buying practices can have a significant impact on the local economy. Linking institutions to local businesses, encouraging business to business relationships, and ensuring that residents purchase from locally owned small businesses keeps storefronts open and jobs in East Harlem.
Buy Local East Harlem aims to simplify your buying experience by showcasing our participating small businesses. From cuisine to coffee shops; spas to media services, it can all be found in East Harlem. Just open one of these categories and explore what East Harlem’s small business community has to offer.