“Just-in-time” holiday shopping in Seattle!

We’ve laced up the running shoes we bought at West Seattle Runner, and are ready to take care of some “just-in-time” holiday shopping! Despite visiting more small businesses than can be counted on your fingers and toes, are you’re struggling with an elusive gift or two? Here are some suggestions that make it easy for you to...
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The Intentionalist 2018 Seattle Holiday Gift Guide

’Tis the season to #SpendLikeItMatters and we’ve created a special holiday guide to help you celebrate and support diverse local businesses throughout Seattle! Black Friday is a day that exemplifies our hurried, impersonal, transactional consumer culture. We’re launching the...
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The Art of Chocolate Diplomacy on the None Size Fits All Podcast

It’s no secret that our CEO is a big fan of products with a purpose. So when she first discovered that jcoco chocolate is made by a Seattle, woman-owned company and that every bar sold makes a difference, she started carrying them with her to gift to people while telling the Intentionalist...
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Our (Intentional) List of Native-owned Businesses is too short

Wool blanket design by Tsimshian artist David Robert Boxley. Available for sale via Eighth Generation.It’s Native American Heritage Month and we need your help. Our list of native-owned businesses is too short. Making it easier to find diverse-owned small businesses in our communities is what...
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An Intentionalist guide to Seattle Restaurant Week

It’s Seattle Restaurant Week, and we’re here to help you navigate the list so that you can enjoy intentional deliciousness and get to know the people behind participating eateries! The restaurants below are those currently on the Intentionalist site. Let us know if we’re missing one of...
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Get to know these 10 Filipinx-owned business in Seattle

October is Filipino American History Month and the Filipino American National Historical Society announced that this year’s theme is Turning Points. It seems we’ve seen a bit of a turning point when it comes to recent growth in the number and popularity of Filipinx restaurants here in the...
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Reflection: How to make a difference on a college student’s budget

We were fortunate to have Juliette Bobrow intern with us over two periods this year — January-March and June-August. She recently returned to Carleton College for her senior year, but we are glad to be able to share her reflections on her internship with Intentionalist. Juliette enjoying...
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18 Seattle Gyms & the Badass Womxn Behind Them

Who's our #WomanCrushWednesday? We take inspiration from these trailblazing fitness leaders in communities communities throughout Seattle. Who run the world? Start your year off strong and empowered! Ballard Strive & Uplift — “Strive & Uplift” is the name and motto of Ren...
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