Juntos Con Latinx – Economic Allyship With Latinx-Owned Businesses

Juntos Latinx is the theme we selected to drive our celebration of Latinx Heritage Month this year, and we are incredibly excited to launch an economic allyship initiative, Juntos Con Latinx, with the support of five Seattle businesses: Molly Moon's Homemade Ice Cream, Rachel's Ginger Beer,...
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Business Spotlight: Salvadorean Bakery

Meet Aminta Elgin and Ana Castro — the tenacious, kind-hearted, pupusa-producing sisters running Salvadorean Bakery in Seattle's White Center neighborhood. Ana and Aminta have been giving Washington a taste of El Salvador and giving back to their community since 1996. Stay tuned for our blog post for a more in-depth look into Salvadorean...
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Latinx Heritage Month: Juntos Latinx

It’s Latinx Heritage Month, and we’re excited to celebrate the many ways that together, the diversity of Latinx-owned businesses make our communities better - Juntos Latinx. In addition to the health impacts of COVID-19, according to a Stanford University survey, from February to April 2020, the number of Latinx-owned businesses dropped by...
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Our In-TEN-tional List For Back-To-School Meals

As back-to-school season kicks off remotely, re-adjusting as a parent can be stressful. For those days when you just need to take a little something off of your plate, a convenient family-style meal awaits you at a restaurant in your neighborhood! If you’re ready to leave lunch and dinner...
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Business Spotlight: Fulcrum Coffee

This week, we're highlighting Fulcrum Coffee and Head Roaster and Senior Vice President Blas Alfaro. Blas is a fifth-generation Costa Rican coffee farmer who puts a great deal of care into each cup of Fulcrum coffee — from the intentional use of hybrid coffee to his relationships with coffee farmers who give back to their...
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Business Spotlight: Sweet Alchemy

Get to know Lois Ko, the fearless and creative force behind Sweet Alchemy. Sweet Alchemy is in Seattle's University District located on University Way Northeast (a.k.a the Ave) by the University of Washington. The Ave's beloved ice cream shop uses all locally sourced and organic ingredients with an emphasis on sustainability. In this week's...
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I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream For Racial Justice

When we #SpendLikeItMatters at PoC-owned small businesses, we tip the scales of economic justice toward a more fair and equitable society. That’s why we’re thrilled to announce a special racial justice ice cream collaboration with Sweet Alchemy!  Together, we’ve created three...
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Business Spotlight: Clover Toys

Meet Brittney Geleynse, co-owner and toy extraordinaire behind Clover Toys in Seattle's Ballard neighborhood. Brittney and co-owner Ashley Church have been running Seattle's most charming toy shop since 2017, and have loved being a part of the Ballard community ever since. Get to know Brittney in this week's Business Spotlight Q&A as she...
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Business Spotlight: Off the Rez

Get to know Mark McConnell and Cecilia Rikard, the dynamic duo behind the Off the Rez Cafe, Off the Rez food truck, and most recently Seattle pizza place Via Tribulani (with locations in Queen Anne and Capitol Hill). In this week's Q&A, Mark and Cecilia discuss serving food to inmates in a Washington prison, the vital flair local...
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