East Harlem Buy Local Initiative in the News
The Buy Local initiative was launched in July 2017 as a project run out of Union Settlement Business Development Center. Since the initiative was launched we have been recognized in the press for various events and project awareness interviews.
Podcast w/ Harlem World
Michelle Cruz And Helen Steblecki Talk Buying Local East Harlem And More On The Danny Tisdale Show...
Podcast - Michelle Cruz And Helen Steblecki Talk Buying Local East Harlem And More On The Danny Tisdale Show
Buy Local East Harlem works with big institutions to debunk the idea that small businesses can't handle their purchasing needs...
Learn how Think Big Data, Aromas, and Dear Mama Cafe benefit from selling to local institutions.
Buy Local East Harlem suppliers share their experiences as vendors to anchor institutions.
Local business members of the Buy Local initiative share with El Diario how the program has benefited them. Dec. 2019Read More
Small Business Saturday 2018
How Small Business Saturday Helps Local Communities Thrive.
NY1 segment on the East Harlem Small Business Saturday 2018 business crawl.
Watch Small Business Saturday on NY1 Nov 2018Watch Online
Locals Cash Mob
Cash Mobs Bolster East Harlem Businesses
In East Harlem, Metro Hope Church strives to support small businesses by mobbing them with cash.
Read More About Cash Mob on the Uptowner - Oct 2018Read More
About the Buy Local team
Behind the scenes with the Buy Local Initiative project manager, an El Barrio East Harlem native and former business owner.
Learn More About the East Harlem initiative on the WNYC podcast - June 2018Listen Online
Buy Local East Harlem
Host Rhina Valentin has the opportunity to sit down with the Union settlement Project Manager Michelle Cruz, who tells her more about the project.
Watch & Learn About the East Harlem Buy Local initiative on BronxNet - April 2018Watch Online
East Harlem Nights 2019
The first annual East Harlem Nights May 2019 featuring vendors from around East Harlem was covered by Spectrum Noticias NY1.
See Spectrum Noticias NY1 coverage of the event.
Watch Online About East Harlem Nights 2018 on NY1 Noticias - May 2019Watch Online
Holiday Popup Markets 2018
New York Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan spotlights their partnership with Buy Local East Harlem with a holiday popup market, featuring local merchants.
Read More on the Holiday Pop Up Market on Metropolitan Hospitals Newsletter - Dec 2018Read More
Joe Cruz YaVe Tequila
Buy Local East Harlem supplier and East Harlem native Joe Cruz on why and how he started his own Tequila brand.
Buy Local East Harlem supplier and East Harlem native Joe Cruz on why and how he started his own Tequila brand.Read Online