Buy Local East Harlem

Our Goals

We encourage institutions to support local businesses by creating relationships that will allow for the longevity of small businesses becoming suppliers to anchor institutions.

Relationship Building

Meet with anchor institutions in East Harlem looking to buy local from our suppliers

Find a business offering goods or services right here in East Harlem

See our list of upcoming Buy Local East Harlem events

Shop & Dine East Harlem for the Holidays

This year is the first annual Shop & Dine East Harlem for the Holidays campaign. The campaign runs from November 11 thru December 22, 2018 where will be conducting events throughout East Harlem celebrating the holidays. The goal is to encourage the community to…

Buy Local East Harlem Video

Please see our promotional video to learn more about the Buy Local initiative and meet some of the merchants.

Upcoming Events



For a complete list of all "Buy Local" events click here.
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Meet and Greet March 26

03/26/2019 05:30 PM - 07:30 PM 355 East 116th Street New York, NY 10035
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Business Crawl 2019

04/24/2019 03:00 PM - 06:00 PM Various Locations
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Cash Mob at Dear Mama Coffee

04/14/2019 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM 308 East 109th Street New York, NY 10029
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East Harlem Nights 2019

05/10/2019 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM 1640 Park Avenue NY, NY 10035
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Harlem Eat Up 2019 Day 1

05/18/2019 10:00 AM - 07:00 PM 113th Street & Manhattan Avenue
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Harlem Eat Up 2019 Day 2

05/19/2019 10:00 AM - 07:00 PM 113th Street & Manhattan Avenue

Buy Local East Harlem Marketplace

Institutional buyers purchase in such large quantities and frequency that even a slight change in their buying policy can cause a significant impact, thereby increasing small business sales and creating job opportunities here in East Harlem.

See a list of our suppliers here.

Buy Local East Harlem Images

Images of past events held at our Buy Local member locations. Merchant Meetings, Meet & Greets, Food Tastings and more.

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